Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable cancers with early detection and UAB is committed to raising awareness about screening on time. If you're 45 or older, talk with your doctor to discuss what screening option is right for you.


  • Colon Questions

    • Click on the handouts below to get answers to questions including...
    • • What screening option is right for me?
    • • When should I get my colorectal cancer screening done?
    • • What is a colonoscopy?
    • • How often do I need to be screened?

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    UAB Health System CEO Dr. William Ferniany urges employees to get screened for colorectal cancer.

  • Colon on the Corner 2019

    Friday, March 1  •  7-9 a.m.
    The Kirklin Clinic Corner at 20th Street

    See flyer for details.

    Colorectal Cancer Awareness Lunch & Learn

    Thursday, February 21  •  11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    West Pavilion Conference Room E

    Featuring UAB Employee Wellness Director Anna Threadcraft and American Cancer Society Hospital Systems Senior Manager Kristi Lovell; lunch will be provided for the first 40 attendees.

  • Colon Health at UAB

    Watch footage from the 2018 Colon on the Green and Colon on the Corner events.

Scenes from Colon on the Corner 2018

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