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Invitation to FREE Colorectal Cancer Awareness Health Talk


Date: 18 June 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Venue: Hong Kong Central Library – Lecture Theatre, 66 Causeway Bay Road, Causeway Bay
Speaker: Prof. S.T. Yuen
Language: Cantonese

Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Hong Kong, with 4,979 new cases in 2014*. Risk increases with age, and for those who have polyps or a family history of this type of cancer. Anyone can reduce their risk of colorectal cancer by leading a healthy lifestyle and getting checked at appropriate times.

To find out more, join our free talk by Prof. S.T. Yuen, Deputy Medical Superintendent at St. Paul's Hospital and Honorary Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology at The University of Hong Kong. There will also be a Q&A session during which Prof. S.T. Yuen will answer your questions.


  • What is colorectal cancer?
  • What are the causes and symptoms of colorectal cancer?
  • How can you reduce your risk of colorectal cancer?

Admission is FREE but registration is required on or before 7 June 2017. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please click the button below or call 3667 6333 during office hours (9am-6pm) to register. Each person can register for a maximum of two places. Once you have registered, we will send you a confirmation letter to bring on the day for admission.

*Figures from the Hong Kong Cancer Registry 2014