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Optum PROMOTES DIGESTIVE HEALTH, OFFERS FREE SEMINAR

Release Date: 3/14/2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 14, 2014

 

Contact:

Katie Coppens, Optum

1-505-967-7248, Cell

1-505-262-7104, Office

katie.coppens@abqhp.com

 

Optum PROMOTES

DIGESTIVE HEALTH, OFFERS FREE SEMINAR

 

Albuquerque, N.M. — Approximately 150,000 new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed every year in the United States. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Optum wants to make Albuquerque residents aware of the risks, warning signs and what they can do to prevent colon cancer from happening to them.

Optum Gastroenterology Clinic is hosting two free digestive health and colorectal cancer detection and prevention seminars on Thursday, March 27, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the ABQ HP Gastroenterology Clinic Conference Room (5400 Gibson Blvd. SE, 2nd floor). Participants will receive educational materials and are free to ask questions.

This event is free and open to the public.

 

About Optum

Optum is a physician-led, multi-specialty medical group based in Albuquerque, NM. The company offers comprehensive health care services backed by 43 medical and surgical specialties with 18 locations throughout Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. Optum recently merged with Optum HealthCare Partners LLC, a nationally recognized leader for its pioneering work in coordinated care. For more information about Optum, please visit abqhp.com.

 

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