Cancer prevention takes center stage in upcoming play

The curtain rises to colorectal cancer prevention with Baylor College of Medicine’s NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center’s production of “The Marriage Test”.

With laugh-out-loud comedy, deep emotion, relatable characters, and great music, this creative play mixes important educational information with uplifting entertainment.

Written and directed by local playwright Thomas Meloncon, “The Marriage Test” follows Lisa and Aaron, whose engagement is put to the test when Lisa’s ex-husband is diagnosed with colorectal cancer. All of the characters have to make tough choices about their lives and their health.

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After the show, a BCM doctor will be present to answer questions about colorectal cancer screening.

Could you or someone you know benefit from learning more about colorectal cancer? Both presentations of “The Marriage Test” are free, open to the public, and no reservation is necessary.

The first performance is Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. See more information on the flier, learn more about colorectal cancer screening, and make sure to mark your calendars to attend “The Marriage Test”.

-By Jordan Magaziner

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