Brooklyn Hospital Center hits a home run for CRC prevention — 4 insights

New York City-based Brooklyn Hospital brought in former New York Yankee outfielder and CRC cancer survivor Daryl Strawberry to speak about his colorectal cancer battle, Brooklyn Paper reports.

What you should know:

1. Mr. Strawberry beat CRC twice.

2. He applauded the hospital's preventative work and shared details on his mission to raise CRC awareness.

3. Mr. Strawberry said, "Continue being a great team. Stick together, show up together. I wake up now with an urgency every day to help somebody."

4. Brooklyn Hospital gastroenterologists encouraged physicians to speak up about colonoscopies and encourage patients to be screened.

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