Did you know that colorectal cancers disproportionately affect members of our Latinx and Hispanic communities? Colorectal cancer screening rates are lower, as are survival rates among Latinx and Hispanic communities. Join Claudia Ruiz, MD, Internal Medicine Physician at Kaiser Permanente’s Salud en Español clinic to learn how to protect ourselves and our loved ones from these deadly diseases.
Topics covered will include:
- What is colorectal cancer?
- Why are Latinx and Hispanic people at greater risk?
- Risk factors and symptoms to watch for
- Tips for preventing colorectal cancers
- Importance and ease of screening
- Plus, Q&A with Dr. Ruiz!
|English Language Event
Wednesday, November 17
|Spanish Language Event
Thursday, November 18
Register for the English-language or Spanish-language event, the same content will be covered in both options. These events are open to both members and non-members of Kaiser Permanente.
To enhance the care environment at our Sacramento Medical Center, we are upgrading the elevators in the hospital with new lighting, finishes, equipment, and controls. Two lobby elevators and two service elevators in the hospital will be closed sequentially during a long-term refresh project to begin Monday, August 9, 2021. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.
Have COVID-19 symptoms? Call us at 866-454-8855 for advice. If you need in-person care, we can assist you.
Before you head to our facilities in the Roseville Sacramento area, be sure to check for the latest temporary changes in services, hours, and closures. Our emergency services remain open 24/7.
To help ensure patient safety with adequate physical distancing and reduce wait times, we’re now offering appointments for lab visits. When your doctor orders your lab tests, you can use kp.org or the mobile app to schedule a lab appointment at a time that’s convenient for you. Skip the line…book your appointment in advance! Just sign in to kp.org and click on Appointments to get started.