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Download our latest Educational Events & Programs newsletter, or view the classes, events, programs and support groups available through the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute listed below. Classes are held at our Hartford and Avon locations, as well as other Hartford HealthCare locations. Some classes are free; others charge a fee, and most allow online registration.


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Combating Colorectal Cancer: From Detection to Treatment
Department:   Cancer Center

Christina J. Wai, MDDr. Christina Wai is a Surgical Oncologist who graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her General Surgery residency at Tufts Medical Center. She then completed a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

In this seminar, you will:

  • Hear about risks factors for colorectal cancer
  • Discover methods of detection for colorectal cancer
  • Learn about surgical approaches to colorectal cancer as well as other treatment strategies including chemotherapy and radiation

Fee Desc: Free
Hartford Hospital Family Wellness Center     map
100 Simsbury Road
Avon, CT    06001
Room: Community Education Room
Instructor: Christina J. Wai, MD
Registration: Required.
Health Referral Services
Phone: (860) 545-1888 Toll-Free 1-800-545-7664

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