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 [email protected]

Light refreshments provided.

 

For further information, please call 0434 251 215

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Important Notice

 

We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the COVID-19 situation. 
We are now offering phone consultations, and in some cases, Telehealth consultations for both new and existing patients.
 

We are working together with the private hospitals to ensure the utmost safety and protection for our patients during endoscopy procedures.

 
If you are concerned about whether you have symptoms similar to coronavirus, or may have been exposed to coronavirus, and have a consultation or procedure booked with us, please contact our rooms on 03 9468 9700. We will discuss the best course of action with you. 
 
Thank you.