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Colorectal Health and Nutrition

Educational Program Offerings

Community Education
  • Guts & Glory: Colorectal Screening Options
    In this workshop, you will learn how most colorectal cancers can be prevented through screening. You will learn about different screening options and testing as well as when you should start screening.
  • Nutrition for Colorectal Health
    In this workshop, you will learn about the risk factors for colorectal cancer as well as current screening recommendations for cancer prevention. You will also learn about eating habits that can reduce your risk of colorectal cancer through a healthy lifestyle and eating pattern.
  • Eating for Cancer Prevention
    In this workshop, you will learn how foods can promote your health while protecting your body from cancer. You will learn how to portion your plate with different foods to boost your health.
Professional Education
  • Community CARES (Cancer Action Resource Education Series)
    In this learning series designed for community health workers, patient navigators, health educators and community advocates, participants learn about the process of cancer initiation and growth, how nutrition can prevent cancer, best practices for patient navigation, current up-dates on HPV vaccination as well as next steps for clinical trials and research in our communities.

 

Upcoming Educational Events

  • Community Health, Cancer & COVID-19
    Thursdays at noon, beginning October 15th. 
    Join the Burlington-Camden Regional Chromic Disease Coalition on Thursdays from 12:00-12:45pm for a free, six-part virtual workshop series for medical assistants, community health workers, case managers, and community members.
    Registration Required. Click here to register
  • CEED & Ocean County Health Department Screenings 
    Friday November 20th, from 1:00-4:00pm
    OCHD- 175 Sunset Ave, Toms River
    View flyer

  • CEED & Ocean County Health Department Screenings 
    December 11th, from 1:00-4:00pm
    OCHD- 175 Sunset Ave, Toms River
    View flyer

 

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