Community Event: Colorectal Cancer & Community Resources

By December 18, 2018 Press Release

Colon cancer lecture and panel discussion followed by booth session with special guests American Cancer Society and Access to Healthcare Network

What: H2U (Health to You) and MountainView Hospital will host a community outreach event, Wednesday, Dec. 19 from noon to 3:30 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Lunch will be provided and followed by a colon cancer lecture presented by a hematology-oncology clinical nurse specialist. We will hold a panel discussion with a colorectal surgeon-GI physician, clinical nurse specialist, pharmacist, genetic testing specialist, dietitian and primary nurse.

An informational booth session will take place 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This event is FREE but space is limited. Please call (702) 962-5021 or register online at https://mountainview-hospital.com/calendar/index.dot.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 19 from noon to 3:30 p.m.

Where: MountainView Hospital Mark Howard Lobby Classroom,  3100 N. Tenaya Way, Las Vegas, NV 89128

Who: We will have community guests and MountainView Hospital staff!

·         American Cancer Society – come by and learn of the different community resources available for you and your colon’s health

·         Access to Healthcare Network – learn about the colorectal cancer control program

  • Genetic Testing Specialist 
  • MountainView Hospital Registered Dietitian– discuss useful tips to maintain a healthy diet for your colon

About H2U

H2U – Health to You – is a health and wellness program that empowers adults to manage their health and live life to the fullest. MountainView is proud to offer the h2u program to the community. H2U keeps members current on health information through hospital-sponsored events, such as physician lectures, and keeps members active with a variety of monthly activities. Join thousands of other H2U members across the county who are focusing on healthier living. Go to www.h2u.com or call 1-800-771-0428. Make sure to tell operators that you want to join MountainView Hospital – Las Vegas’ H2U program.

About MountainView Hospital:

MountainView Hospital is a state-of-the-art, full-service medical facility located in the heart of northwest Las Vegas. With a dedicated and talented staff of employees and outstanding physicians, MountainView Hospital is recognized for high patient satisfaction and for providing quality and compassionate care to our community since 1996.  MountainView features nationally recognized programs including a top cardiovascular and thoracic center and the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Robotic Surgery. The Sunrise Health Medical Education Consortium, based at MountainView, trains the next generation of physicians and surgeons for our community.

MountainView is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children’s Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and several surgery, diagnostic imaging, urgent care centers and free-standing ERs, offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services. @MountainViewLV