JUNE is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that 1 in 13 Australians will develop bowel cancer in their lifetime?

15604 Australians are told they have bowel cancer each year, including 1413 people under the age of 50.

 

 

The good news is ….. 98% of bowel cancer cases can be treated successfully if found early.

However, fewer than 50% are detected early.

 

 

During Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, join Dr Raouf Bassily, Dr Shamilah Lachal and Dr Soly Kashkooli for a free information session.

 

 

As gastroenterologists, we diagnose too many cases of late stage bowel cancer. The aim of this session is to help educate the community about the importance of bowel cancer screening and early detection, so that diagnosing late stage bowel cancer becomes a thing of the past.

Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, bowel cancer screening and the benefit of early diagnosis.

 

 

FREE COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION DETAILS

 

 

DATE    |   THURSDAY 27 JUNE 2019  |   7-8pm

VENUE   |  MEETING ROOM. LEVEL 1, 12 ORMOND BOULEVARD, BUNDOORA 3083

RSVP   | ESSENTIAL TO RSVP tracy@gastronorth.com.au

Light refreshments provided.

 

For further information, please call 0434 251 215

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