Colon Cancer Awareness Month

(WTNH) — In honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Harold Schwartz, M.D., and John Aversa Jr., M.D., discuss the importance of screening colonoscopy.

Dr. Schwartz is a board-certified, fellowship trained Gastroenterologist who is on the Faculty of Yale School of Medicine. He is chief of Gastroenterology at Griffin Hospital.

Griffin Hospital’s Digestive Disorder Center performs more than 3,200 procedures each year. It is staffed by an award-winning team of Nurses and board-certified, fellowship trained Gastroenterologists and Colorectal Surgeons, including Dr. Aversa.

Griffin Hospital, as part of its Healthy U series, is offering March 11 and March 25 “Tuesday Talks” on the “Ins and Outs of the Digestive System.”  Both talks will be held at 6:00pm at Griffin Hospital.  Register at or by calling (203) 732-1511.

Griffin Hospital Digestive Disorders Center
130 Division Street
Derby, CT 06418

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