Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Lunchtime Program


Join NYU Cancer Institute’s top healthcare professionals for a discussion focusing on screening, prevention and new treatment for colorectal cancer. The importance of a healthy diet and exercise in regard to colon cancer will be discussed. A colorectal cancer survivor will also share a story.

A healthy lunch will be provided after the program.


Mark B. Pochapin, MD
The Sholtz/Leeds Professor of Gastroenterology Department of Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology)

Mitchell A. Bernstein, MD, FACS
Associate Professor Department of Surgery

Gail Leichman, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology NYU Cancer Institute

Linda Schiano Chio, MS, RD
Supportive Services Program NYU Clinical Cancer Center

Date & Time

Monday, March 18, 2013
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.


NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue (at 31st Street)
Farkas Auditorium


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