In celebration of colorectal cancer awareness month, premier health institution The Medical City (TMC) today holds a symposium titled “Advances in the Screening and Management of Colorectal Cancer” at the Augusto Barcelon auditorium in TMC Ortigas in Pasig City.
The event is organized by the TMC Cancer Center, the Colorectal Clinic, and the Center for Patient Partnership.
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Topics that were discussed include Updates in Diagnosis and Screening of Colorectal Cancer, Recent Technological Advances in Colorectal Surgery, and Hitting the Target in Colorectal Cancer Treatment. The speakers are Dr. John Geoffrey G. Palisoc, TMC gastroenterologist; Dr. Manuel Francisco T. Roxas, chairman of the Department of Surgery and consultant-director of the Colorectal Clinic; and TMC oncologist Dr. Beatrice J. Tiangco.
A giant colon balloon will also be on display at the TMC foyer. Dr. Enrique A. Tayag, Assistant Secretary of the Department of Health, is the event’s guest of honor.
For inquiries, you may call the Colorectal Clinic of The Medical City at 9881000 ext. 7789.