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  1. 1. DATE: March 27, 2012TO: Queens, Asian Initiative, NY Metro RVPs, C&M, Don Distasio, Kris Kim (bcc)SUBJECT: ACS in the News: Colon cancer awareness in QueensCONTACT PERSON: Ashley Engelman, 212-492-8403 or Chiafen Liu 718-886-8890 x 13To celebrate Colon Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society held two events at the Flushing Library in Queens: a press conferenceon 3/15 and a free colon cancer screening event on 3/21. Spearheaded by our Queens and Asian Initiatives staff, these events resulted in over100 Queens residents getting screened for colon cancer through the Cancer Services Program. Special thanks to Chiafen Liu and Cathy Stiller fortheir tireless support of these efforts.The following media covered the free screening event:NY1 QueensSing TaoWorld JournalChinese Network RadioSinovisionThe following media covered our colon cancer awareness press conference:NY1 Queens: JournalSing Tao DailyChina NewsMing PaoEpoch TimesSino TVSino American Radio StationChinese Network Radio StationKorean TimesKorean DailyNew York Korean Daily