Next Doc Talk Will Focus on Colorectal Cancer

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and to help raise awareness and share facts, NorthBay Healthcare will host a half-hour Facebook Live chat with gastroenterologist Mounzer Al Samman, M.D.

#OurDocTalk chats on Facebook are designed to connect NorthBay providers with the community to answer questions on important health issues. Dr. Al Samman will answer questions live from 5 to 5:30 p.m. March 7 on the NorthBay Facebook page (

Colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.

Interested followers who visit NorthBay's Facebook page can post their questions or send them via Facebook Messenger, and the doctor will reply.