CHRISTUS to provide free Colorectal Cancer screening kits - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Medical Group to provide free Colorectal Cancer screening kits March 2

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Mohammad Khan, M.D. with the CHRISTUS St. Patrick Medical Group Hematology and Oncology Clinic will be giving out free, at-home tests for colorectal cancer on Wednesday, March 2 to help raise awareness of Colorectal Cancer Month in March.  The first 100 people to stop by Dr. Khan's office between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. will receive this free test to be conducted at home. 

Colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, is the second leading cause of cancer in the United States; however, if detected early, this cancer can be cured.  If you are 50 years of age or older, have a family history of colon cancer or have a history of ulcerative colitis or Crohn's Disease, it is recommended that you are screened for Colorectal Cancer.

The Hematology and Oncology clinic is located at 1611 Foster Street, across the street from the CHRISTUS St. Patrick emergency room.  For more information, call the clinic at (337) 491-7598.

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