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The Strollin’ Colon Offers a Unique Experience


Eat more fiber. Eat less red meat. Don’t smoke. Drink more water. Drink less alcohol. Take a walk. Take a walk inside a colon?

North Valley GI Medical Group and Rideout Cancer Center invite you to celebrate “Colon Cancer Awareness” month on Friday, March 27 th from 10 am to 2 pm in the parking lot of the North Valley GI Medical Group at 870 Shasta Street, Yuba City. Come and examine the Strollin’ Colon provided by Sanofi pharmaceuticals. The Strollin' Colon is a pink inflatable that is 12 feet long, 10 feet high and 10 feet wide. As visitors walk through the three-dimensional exhibit, they will see everything on a large scale:

  • Giant polyps
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Different stages of colon cancer

Information about colorectal diseases and light refreshments will be available. Contact Breana at 671-3636 if more information is needed.