Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada

Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada

September 12, 2005 07:49 ET

Media Advisory: Walk Inside a Giant Colon/Exhibit Open to the Public

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 12, 2005) - If you are about to have a colonoscopy and you are wondering what it looks like inside a colon, here is a unique occasion. A Giant "Walk Through" Colon will be on exhibit at the Palais des congres de Montreal, before leaving for a Canadian promotional tour. The Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada will kick-off the Tour with Head of Quebec Cancer Agency, Dr. Antoine Loutfi.

Where/When: September 12, at 10:00 a.m.
Palais des congres de Montreal,
201 Viger St.
Montreal, QC

Who: Head of Quebec Cancer Agency: Dr Antoine Loutfi
President of Colorectal Cancer Association: Barry Stein

What: Photo opportunities: 10:00 a.m. Tour Launch

Public Tour of the Giant Walk-Through Colon will begin
at 11:00 a.m.

Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths overall for men and women. 1 in 16 Canadians will be diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer and 1 in 28 will die from it unnecessarily.

Colorectal Cancer is Preventable, Treatable and Beatable and together we can make a difference.

Contact Information

  • INDICO Communication
    Pierre Bouchard
    (514) 951-7516 (cell)