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Kiska Workman
Director, Marketing and Communications
MEDIA: 713-442-5332
For Immediate Release

The Super Colon Touring Exhibit Arrives in Houston

Interactive, free exhibit teaches visitors about colon cancer prevention

The nationwide launch of The Super Colon ™ national touring exhibit, co-sponsored by Hope Through Grace, Inc., the Prevent Cancer Foundation and the Galleria Chamber of Commerce.
The Super Colon ™, an inflatable, 20-foot long, 8-foot high replica of a human colon, is a program of the Prevent Cancer Foundation. The exhibit is an interactive educational tool that is teaching Americans that colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable and beatable!
For more information, please call713-442-5332.


Exhibit is open during mall hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.


The Galleria – Ground floor of the South Wing, near Nordstrom
5085 Westheimer, Houston, Texas 77057


March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Hope Through Grace, Inc., Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Galleria Chamber of Commerce and many Houston companies and health care providers are committed to bringing information to Houstonians to improve their understanding of colorectal cancer and that the disease is preventable, treatable and beatable.
The exhibit is also the kickoff for Prevent Cancer Foundation's 2008 national tour of The Super ColonTM. The exhibit offers visitors an opportunity to learn ways to reduce their own risk of colon and colorectal cancers and understand the vital importance of colonoscopy screenings in preventing the disease.

About Kelsey-Seybold

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 500 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 26 locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 17 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for five consecutive years.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.