HHC colon cancer experts will appear on radio shows throughout the month of March to talk about the life-saving benefits of colonoscopies and encourage New Yorkers over 50 to seek these cancer prevention screening tests at any HHC hospital. Doctors, listed below, share their expertise with listeners, in both English and Spanish, in interviews that are airing repeatedly throughout the month.
- Dr. Jay Cowan, Harlem Hospital Center on
WBLS/WLIB "The Daily Dose" with Dr. Bob Lee.
- Dr. Kathie Rones, Kings County Hospital
Center on WBLS/WLIB "The Daily Dose" with Dr. Bob Lee.
- Dr Evelyn Irizarry, Lincoln Hospital Center on
WCAA "Radio La Kalle."
- Dr. Elliot Goytia, Queens Hospital Center on WADO
The month-long awareness campaign also includes print, radio and TV public service announcements. And dozens of community-based organizations across the city will receive educational materials featuring celebrity spokespersons Ashford & Simpson, Chita Rivera, and subway hero Wesley Autrey.
Click here for more information about colon cancer screenings that are available at an HHC hospital near you.