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Physicians to speak at colorectal cancer luncheon

ALBANY, Ga. — Drs. Chirag Jani and Troy Kimsey of the Phoebe Cancer Center will be the speakers at a free March 1 luncheon at Darton State College that has been planned to draw attention to National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Sponsored by the cancer center, the Southwest Public Health District, the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia, the American Cancer Society and 100 Black Men of Albany, the program and complimentary lunch will focus on prevention, detection, screening and treatment of colorectal cancer, coordinators of the program say.

Jani is director of medical oncology, while Kimsey is the director of surgical oncology at the Phoebe Cancer Center.

The lunch and program will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Building C, Room C-266. Eligibility screening for a free or reduced cost colonoscopy for individuals 45 and older will be offered after the program.

Limited seating is available by calling (229) 430-7870 by Friday.