Flaget Cancer Center and Kentucky Cancer Program to Host Flaget Colon Cancer Awareness Fair


Media Contact(s):
Amy Taylor
Coordinator, Marketing & Communications, Flaget
Phone: 502-348-8914

March is known across the nation as Colon Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of this campaign, the Flaget Cancer Center and the Kentucky Cancer Program will host the Flaget Colon Cancer Awareness Fair Thursday, March 14 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Flaget Memorial Hospital campus. The event will feature a “Giant Colon” set up on the hospital lawn, free health screenings, healthy refreshments, door prizes, giveaways and free literature on all aspects of colon cancer.

What:    Flaget Colon Cancer Awareness Fair

When:   Thursday, March 14
               Noon – 3 p.m.

Where:  Flaget Memorial Hospital campus
               4305 New Shepherdsville Road
               Bardstown, Ky.

• B-roll of attendees walking through the “Giant Colon”
• Interview with Bobbi Harned, B.S.N., Director, Flaget Cancer Center
• Interview with Suzanne Gude, Educator, Kentucky Cancer Program
• Interviews with participants

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