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Tift Regional holds events in honor of National Colorectal Awareness Month
03/13/2018

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women. There is no sure way to prevent colorectal cancer, but there are things you can do that might help lower your risk. This includes changing the risk factors in your control and receiving regular screenings, especially for people over 50. In honor of National Colorectal Awareness Month in March, Tift Regional Health System will be holding free community seminars in Moultrie and Tifton.

Moultrie. Gastroenterologist Dr. George Yared with Affinity Clinic will be providing a free seminar in Moultrie titled “The Myths and Facts About Colon Cancer.” This event, which includes a complimentary meal, will be held at Southern Regional Technical College in Moultrie on Tuesday, March 20 at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited and registration is required. To register, use the link below or call 229-353-6316. Southern Regional Technical College is located in Moultrie at 800 N. Veterans Parkway.

Dr. Yared is available to see patients in Moultrie at the office of Affinity Physicians for Women, located in Moultrie at 2 Hospital Park. To make an appointment with Dr. Yared in Moultrie, call 229- 391-4030.

Register for the Moultrie seminar online

Tifton. Medical oncologist and hematologist Dr. Hari Ravipati with the TRMC Anita Stewart Oncology Center will present a free community seminar titled “What You Should Know About Colorectal Cancer Prevention” on Tuesday, March 27, 6:00 p.m., at the Neighborhood Services Center in Tifton at 2737 Central Ave South. This event includes a complimentary meal. Seating is limited and registration is required. To register, use the link below or call 229-353-6316.

Register for the Tifton seminar online