Hospitals — July 22, 2015 at 5:46 am

Free Colorectal Screenings Provided to Maryland Residents at Doctors Community Hospital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWPR - Doctor's Hospital

Contact: Angela Wilson

Director, Marketing and Communications

Doctors Community Hospital

Telephone: 301-552-8062

E-mail: awilson@DCHweb.org

Free Colorectal Screenings Provided to Maryland Residents at Doctors Community Hospital

Lanham, MD – Colorectal cancer is often preventable and curable. However, it is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Maryland. To provide preventative medicine and high-quality care, Doctors Community Hospital and the Prince George’s County Health Department have partnered to provide free colonoscopies.

People may qualify for these free screenings if they meet specific program requirements:

· Maryland residents

· Ages 50 or older

· Ages 50 or younger with a family history of colorectal cancer

All colonoscopies are performed by experienced gastroenterologists at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland.

To learn more or to register, call 240-542-3380 or 301-883-3526.