Insights into Cancer: Colorectal Cancer
Recent advances in detection and treatment
- Date: July 11, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
- Location: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Auditorium, B Level Room B130
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095
Once a month, the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology presents Insights Into Cancer, a free public lecture series for cancer patients, their families and the community. Each lecture features a leading professional who provides up-to-date information, practical advice and answers to cancer-related questions.
July 11, 2017
Colorectal Cancer: Recent Advances in Detection and Treatment
Zev Wainberg, M.D., UCLA Associate Professor, medical oncologist, Co-Director of the GI Oncology program and medical director of the UCLA Colorectal Cancer Center, discusses care of patients with colorectal cancers from initial diagnosis through treatment of early disease, and management of metastatic cancer. Traditional treatments such as chemotherapy and biological therapy are described along with ground-breaking targeted biological agents that are being tested in clinical trials and emerging in the clinic
6:45 – 7:00: Arrival & Refreshments
7:00 – 7:15: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D, Introduction to Center
7:15 – 7:20: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D., Speaker Introduction
7:20 – 8:55: Speaker Presentation, Q&A
8:55 – 9:00: Closing
Zev Wainberg, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA. As a medical oncologist who specializes in gastrointestinal cancers, Dr. Wainberg has an active practice and has many clinical trials devoted to these diseases. Dr. Zev Wainberg received his MD from Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, New York Program in 2000. He did his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center Moses Division Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, from 2000-2003. He completed his three-year fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 2006. He is the Co-director of the UCLA Gastro-Intestinal Oncology Program and the medical director of the UCLA Colorectal Cancer Center. He is certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology.
Insights Into Cancer lectures are held in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Auditorium, B Level, Room B130, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095.
UCLA parking is $12 and is wheelchair accessible. Attendees can park in the medical plaza, or take advantage of the valet parking at the front of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.