Also, learn about tests that can unlock your genetic risk.

Did you know that cancer of the colon or rectum — colorectal cancer — is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the U.S.? Fortunately, colorectal cancer can often be prevented, if detected early.

Our speaker is Dr. Tamas Otrok, who has more than 20 years of experience in successfully screening for and treating gastrointestinal diseases. He’ll explain factors that may increase the risk of colon cancer, as well as lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your risk. Then he’ll describe screenings that can detect and even prevent the cancer.

When: Wednesday, March 4, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: Impact Rock Church, 710 Austin Ave., #200, Erie