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UPMC Passavant Offers Free Screenings for Colon Cancer and Other Conditions

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WHAT: UPMC Cancer Center at UPMC Passavant will offer a non-invasive colon cancer screening program. The free screenings will include a FIT test kit (a stool test). Other screenings will include bone density and blood pressure testing. In addition, healthy lifestyle education information will be available, including smoking cessation, nutrition and cancer prevention, and Ask the Pharmacist.
You qualify if you:
• Are 50 to 75 years of age
• Have never had a colonoscopy, or have not had one in several years
• Have any type of health insurance or have no health insurance
Pre-registration is required and must be completed by November 10. To register, contact Kathleen Bryte at 412-748-5762.
WHY: Each year, an estimated 102,480 colon and 40,340 rectal cancers are diagnosed in the United States. Colon screenings can detect cancer at an earlier stage when it may be more treatable.
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 12, by appointment only
WHERE: UPMC Cancer Center at UPMC Passavant, 9100 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, 15237
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