For Immediate Release:
February 14, 2014
Southcoast teams up with local YMCAs to offer monthly presentations on important health topics
March series to focus on colorectal care, cancer prevention and awareness.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Southcoast© Health System, in partnership with the Gleason Family YMCA, the New Bedford YMCA and the Bayside YMCA presents a monthly series focused on helping you and your family live a healthier lifestyle. The free health education program is designed to help you make healthier decisions and support your well-being.
Presentations will take place at each of the YMCA locations throughout the month with topics focusing on important health issues and will be presented by a Southcoast specialist with expertise in that field of medicine. The March series will be led by gastroenterologist, Suzana Brozovic, MD, surgical oncologist, Kathryn Chen, MD, and Victor Pricolo, MD, Chief of General Surgery. The focus for this series will include colorectal care, prevention strategies and cancer awareness.
The presentations will take place at the following three locations:
Gleason Family YMCA
33 Charge Pond Road in Wareham
Wednesday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m.
Led by: Dr. Suzana Brozovic and Dr. Kathryn Chen
70 West Street in Barrington, R.I.
Tuesday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m.
Led by: Dr. Victor Pricolo
New Bedford YMCA
25 South Water Street in New Bedford
Wednesday, March 19, at 6:30 p.m.
Led by: Dr. Suzana Brozovic
Registration is not required, but is preferred. Register directly with the YMCA facility that is hosting the seminar you would like to attend. For more information on the monthly series, email Traci McNeil at firstname.lastname@example.org.