Stop Colon Cancer Now

Stop Colon Cancer Now

What is Stop Colon Cancer Now?

The Surgical Center of Morehead City is a proud partner of, a community of more than 1,000 gastroenterologists nationwide who have joined forces to promote education and awareness about colon cancer screening and prevention. We are working together to:

  • Save lives through colon cancer prevention
  • Educate at-risk patients about colon cancer screening
  • Address misconceptions about colonoscopy, the most effective procedure to prevent and detect colon cancer
  • Provide a credible resource for physicians and nurses through our referring physician portal
  • Energize survivors, patients, caregivers and family members to share their stories.’s signature event is National Colon Cancer Screening Day. On the first Friday of March, we encourage at-risk patients to complete or schedule their first colonoscopy. Throughout both Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March and the rest of the year, provides the latest news, information and resources about colorectal cancer screening and prevention.

Request an Appointment

To request an appointment at the Surgical Center of Morehead City, fill out the form below and click “Send Request.” We will direct your request to the appropriate physician office to contact you for an appointment.

Please note: This request form is not intended as a tool for reporting a medical emergency or medical problem. It will not go to a physician and is only monitored during normal business hours. If you have critical or timely information, please contact a physician directly. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911.