March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and maybe you’ve come up with excuses to avoid getting a colonoscopy. Find out why those excuses could be dangerous to your health and your life with Dr. Traci Murakami, gastroenterologist at The Queen’s Medical Center – Punchbowl, in this segment of Ask a Specialist on Wake Up 2day.
To learn more about colorectal cancer and screening, don’t miss Queen’s Colon Cancer Awareness Events. The first one is at the Fort Street Mall Open Market on Tuesday, March 5, from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm. The second is at The Queen’s Medical Center – West O`ahu Main Lobby on Wednesday, March 6, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Visit the fun exhibits and talk with Queen’s specialists. For more information, call 691-8984.
For ways to decrease your risk of colon cancer, visit Queen’s Colon Cancer Screening Program website at https://www.queens.org/cancer-center/services/prevention/colon-screening-qmc.