This free educational program at the Cancer Support Community-Benjamin Center with Dr. Anton Bilchik, Chief of Medicine at the John Wayne Cancer Institute and co-founder of the California Oncology Research Institute, provides support, education and hope to people affected by colorectal cancer and their loved ones. Learn about the most current colorectal cancer treatments, side-effect management strategies, social and emotional challenges of the diagnosis and survivorship issues specific to people with colorectal cancer. Lite refreshments. Please RSVP to 310-314-2555 or www.cancersupportcommunitybenjamincenter.org
All attendees will receive a free copy of the booklet, Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Colorectal Cancer.
Anton Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS is Chief of Medicine at
the John Wayne Cancer Institute and co-founder of the California Oncology Research Institute. He is an internationally recognized surgical oncologist who has pioneered techniques to improve staging in colon cancer and minimally invasive approaches for liver and pancreatic cancer. Dr. Bilchik has received numerous awards and accolades. He has been honored by the American Cancer Society, the American College of Surgeons, the Israel Surgical Oncology Society and has been listed as one of “America’s Top Surgeons” for ten years in a row. Dr. Bilchik serves on the editorial boards of many peer-review journals and currently serves on the board of directors of the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.