Screening Saves Lives: Cancer Screening and Educational Event

Knowledge is Power! Please join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute for a cancer prevention and screening event on Saturday, October 7, 2023.

Date & Time

Saturday, October 7, 2023
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R, Detroit, MI 48201

Enter through main lobby by valet parking

All attendees and visitors must be 12 or older.

This community education event will feature the following FREE activities:

  • Eastern Market Pop-Up Farm Stand
  • Food Stations
  • Massages
  • Mobile Unit Wellness Checks
  • Prevention and Educational Displays
  • Raffles and Giveaways for Screening Participants
  • Yoga Movement Classes

In the fight against cancer, early detection is an important weapon, since cancer is most treatable in its early stages. The following routine screenings will be conveniently available onsite during the event, call 1-800-KARMANOS in advance to schedule screening(s).

  • Colon Cancer Screening Consultations
  • Free Head & Neck Cancer Screenings
  • Free Skin Cancer Screenings
  • Lung Cancer Screenings
  • Mammograms

Call to Schedule a Screening

Learn more about Karmanos' Screening & Prevention Program.

Register to Attend Event

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Schedule of Events

Time Agenda
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Patient Screenings- Patients get one or more screenings due to mobile unit.

  • Breast - Mammograms
  • Head & Neck Screenings - Oral Screening
  • Colorectal - Colonoscopy Screening Consults
  • Lung - Low-Dose CT Screenings
  • Mobile Health Units
    • Bloodwork Screenings (Cholesterol, Kidney Function, Diabetes, Flu Shot)
    • Blood Pressure Screening
    • Vital Signs
    • Reproductive Health Services
    • Vaccinations
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Event Activities and Services- Free services are offered throughout the event to educate on health, wellness and prevention.

  • Cancer Education and Prevention Resource
  • Chair & Table Massages
  • Cooking Demo
  • Food Stations
  • Interactive Colon Cancer Exhibit
  • Interactive Lung Cancer Exhibit
  • Yoga Movement sessions
10 a.m. & 1 p.m. Drawing and Giveaways
2 p.m. Event Ends 

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