Colorectal (colon and rectal) cancer is the third most common type of cancer diagnosed, with prostate and lung cancer in males and breast and lung cancer for women being more common. Annually there are about 135,000 people diagnosed with bowel cancer and 50,000 related deaths.
HARRIS, NY — March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and Catskill Regional Medical Center wants to remind the community of the importance and effectiveness of colon cancer screenings.
CALLICOON, NY — There will be a free event on Friday, November 3 at 7 p.m. at the Delaware Youth Center providing information about breast and prostate cancer. It is part of the Breast and Prostate Cancer Eduation (BPCE) Program at Catskill Regional Medical Center. The free event is supported with funds from Health Research, Inc.