#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/1/16, 1 pm EST: “Colorectal Cancer: What Latinos Should Know”


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Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Hispanic men and the third leading cause of cancer deaths among women. Let’s use #SaludTues on March 1, 2016, to tweet information and resources on Colorectal Cancer and Latinos:#SaludTues 03-01 (1)

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Colorectal Cancer: What Latinos Should Know”
  • DATE: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
  • TIME: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT)
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludToday
  • CO-HOSTS: Fight Colorectal Cancer (@FightCRC), Colorectal Cancer Alliance (@CCAlliance), National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (@NCCRTnews)

Questions we got via Social Media:

  • What are the symptoms of colorectal cancer?
  • How can colorectal cancer be prevented?
  • What screenings are available?

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources about Latinos and colorectal cancer.

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p EST every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign for the team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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