You’re Invited: Let’s STOP Colorectal Cancers in our Hispanic & Latinx Communities
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.