Oswego Health Supports Colorectal Cancer Awareness

OSWEGO, NY – Oswego Health staff members from throughout the health system recently showed their support of colorectal cancer awareness.

Employees recently paid a fee to be allowed to wear jeans to work.

The funds collected were donated to Oswego County Opportunities Cancer Services Program.

Oswego Health Supports Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Oswego Health Supports Colorectal Cancer Awareness

This OCO program provides free breast, cervical and colon cancer screenings to uninsured county residents aged 40-64.

To make an appointment, please call 315-592-0830.

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States in both men and women and is expected to cause approximately 50,830 deaths (26,300 men and 24,530 women) during 2013.

Among those pictured in the front row are Geraldine Millar, R.N. and Brenda LaMay N.P., of Oswego Health’s Community Health Department; Gastroenterologist Bishnu Sapkota, MD; Carolyn Handville, coordinator of OCO’s Cancer Services Program, Oswego Health President and CEO Ann C. Gilpin; Bobbi Tobin, Oswego Health Executive Assistant to President and CEO and Nancy Concadoro, of Oswego Health Human Resources Department.