Community Education

The Johns Hopkins colorectal cancer health care experts work hard in the fight against colorectal cancer, whether patients come from around the world, or, around the corner.  Read on to learn more about events taking place in the neighborhood of Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore City Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Project
This is a three-year colorectal cancer screening demonstration program aimed at increasing colorectal cancer screening among low-income adults, age 50 and over, who have little or no health insurance coverage for regular screening.  The program is both a screeening program and an educational program that benefits from the expertise of members of the Johns Hopkins colorectal cancer health care team, and is sponsored by the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Maryland Department of Health and Human Services, and the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Bi-annual Multidisciplinary Colorectal Cancer Conference
This is a fully credited continuing medical education course, provided by Johns Hopkins physicians, for the Baltimore community of physicians on the topic of the multidisciplinary management of colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Survivor Educational Program
This program is a patient education event, in which Johns Hopkins colorectal cancer specialist discuss hot topics and answer questions from the audience, as well as an opportunity for survivors of colorectal cancer to get together and share their stories and support each other.