Saint Peter’s University Hospital marks Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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Dr. Arkady Broder, associate chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, left to right, joins Maureen Kuhn of the American Cancer Society and Melissa Manies, RN, Oncology Nurse Navigator at Saint Peter’s, at the patient information table that was part of Saint Peter’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Event.PHOTOS COURTESY OF SAINT PETER'S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
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Melissa Manies, RN, Oncology Nurse Navigator at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, left to right; Dr. Arkady Broder, associate chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Saint Peter’s; and Leslie D. Hirsch, interim CEO and president of Saint Peter’s Healthcare System.PHOTOS COURTESY OF SAINT PETER'S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
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Dr. Arkady Broder, associate chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, left to right, joins Maureen Kuhn of the American Cancer Society and Melissa Manies, RN, Oncology Nurse Navigator at Saint Peter’s, at the patient information table that was part of Saint Peter’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Event.PHOTOS COURTESY OF SAINT PETER'S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
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Melissa Manies, RN, Oncology Nurse Navigator at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, left to right; Dr. Arkady Broder, associate chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Saint Peter’s; and Leslie D. Hirsch, interim CEO and president of Saint Peter’s Healthcare System.PHOTOS COURTESY OF SAINT PETER'S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Saint Peter’s University Hospital hosted a Community Education Event in honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month on March 19. The event included an information session with Dr. Arkady Broder, associate chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Saint Peter’s University Hospital. While in attendance, individuals also had the opportunity to explore a life-size inflatable colon to learn more about early warning signs and disease progression. Prior to the event, Broder held “Walk with a Doc” in Buccleuch Park featuring a question and answer session with community members.