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Buffalo Medical Group to present program on preventing colon cancer at ECC's North Campus March 26

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

“Understanding and Preventing Colorectal Cancer” is the theme of a community education program to be presented by Buffalo Medical Group on Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at Erie Community College's North Campus, 6205 Main Street, Williamsville.

Being held in conjunction with Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the program will feature four BMG specialists and a colorectal cancer survivor.

BMG speakers will include Bryan N. Butler, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon; James G. Corasanti, M.D., a gastroenterologist; Medical Oncologist Victor Ernesto D. Yosuico, M.D., and John C. Notaro, M.D., internal medicine specialist. In addition, Lynn Bednarek of Lockport will talk about her journey as a colorectal cancer survivor after being diagnosed more than eight years ago.

The specialists’ presentations will focus on how BMG is using clinical expertise and electronic medical records technology to help fight and prevent a cancer that takes the lives of more than 51,000 people every year in the United States.

There will be a question and answer session after the presentations.

The program will be held in the college’s administration building auditorium. Admission and parking are free. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. Those attending the program should enter the campus off of Youngs Road. 

Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 630-2690.  

Founded in 1946, Buffalo Medical Group, PC, is among the oldest and largest multi-specialty physician practice groups in New York State. With more than 100 specialists and sub-specialists as well as a team of 660 nurses, technologists, and other health care professionals, BMG records more than 400,000 outpatient visits annually at its main locations in Buffalo, Williamsville, and Orchard Park and 23 satellite sites.   


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