Using an inflatable colon to spread awareness about colorectal cancer
Staff from URMC's Wilmot Cancer Institute brought a giant inflatable colon to the Mall at Greece Ridge to teach people about colorectal cancer on Friday, March 17, 2023. (Photo by Matt Churpita/WHAM)

Greece, N.Y. - St. Patrick's Day is usually filled with green beer and Irish dancing, but this year, people were given an opportunity to learn about a disease that impacts hundreds of people in Monroe County every year.


On Friday, URMC invited people to stop by its inflatable colon exhibit at the Mall on Greece Ridge. The project aims to teach people about colorectal cancer, and how to prevent it.

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