This free educational program with Dr. Anton Bilchik, Chief of Medicine at John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John’s Health Center 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. RSVP to 310-314-2555. Lite refreshments will be served. All attendees will receive a free copy of the booklet, Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Colorectal Cancer.
Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS is co-founder of the
California Oncology Research Institute (CORI). Dr. Bilchik is an internationally recognized surgical oncologist who has
pioneered techniques to improve staging in colon cancer and minimally invasive approaches for liver and pancreas cancer. He serves as Chief of Medicine at the John Wayne Cancer Institute and has been honored by the American Cancer Society, the American College of Surgeons, the Israel Surgical Oncology Society and was The Anti-Defamation League’s Humanitarian Honoree for 2012. Listed as one of “America’s Top Surgeons” for ten years in a row and the top 1% by US World News Report. 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.