Stop by Mayo Clinic Health System March 30 to stroll through a 20-foot-long inflatable colon

Event at Mankato hospital aims to raise awareness of colon cancer, educate about prevention


Mankato Times

MANKATO, MINN. — Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato is hosting a colon cancer awareness event Thursday, March 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the specialty clinic atrium (entrance two) of the Mankato hospital campus, located at 1025 Marsh St.

Features of the event include:

  • 20-foot-long inflatable colon exhibit
  • Food samples from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Handouts and giveaways

Q&A with Mayo Clinic experts from Oncology, Gastroenterology, Clinical Nutrition and Endoscopy

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, visit

Mayo Clinic Health System consists of clinics, hospitals and other health care facilities that serve the health care needs of people in more than 60 communities in Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive the highest-quality health care close to home.





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