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Power Over Colorectal Cancer: A Gathering for Men and Women Who Have or Want to Prevent Getting This Cancer

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Gainesville, FL (see details)

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  • Learn about new colorectal cancer treatments, early detection and prevention from UF Health cancer experts.
  • Get a free colorectal cancer screening kit.
  • Talk with colorectal cancer survivors and their family members, oncologists, therapists, and a financial support navigator.
  • Get your questions answered on colorectal cancer and how to support loved ones.
  • Learn about UF research studies on various cancers and mental and physical health.

A free box lunch is available as well as drawings for prizes.

Attendees must register online or by calling (352) 359-5184.

This event is presented by the UF Health Cancer Center Community-Partnered Cancer Disparities Research Collaborative (CDRC) and Office of Community Outreach & Engagement.

The co-chairs are:

  • Adrian Taylor, MS, Pastor of Springhill Church and CDRC Pastor Scientist
  • Ramzi Salloum, PhD, Associate Director of Community Outreach & Engagement, UF Health Cancer Center
  • Carolyn M. Tucker, PhD, Research Professor and Program Director, UF Department of Psychology; CDRC Director, UF Health Cancer Center


  1. The Power to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

    Leighton Elliot

  2. Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

    Thomas George


  • Leighton Elliot, MD
    UF Chief Hematology/Oncology Fellow
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  • Cancer Specialist (Oncologist), Hematology and Oncology Specialist



Springhill Church
120 SE Williston Rd
Gainesville, FL 32641