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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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Colon Cancer: Prevent It. Detect It. Treat It.
Department:   Cancer Center

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Come join us and learn about the risk factors, screening, clinical staging and treatment for colorectal cancer at any of the following events.  Registration is required.

3/5 - Avon - The Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center - Presentation by Michael Selden, MD, Board-Certified Gastroenterologist.

3/13 - Hartford Public Library - Presentation by Marlene Silvis, RN, OCN, GI Nurse Navigator.

3/19 - West Hartford-Blue Back Square - Presentation by Paul Vignati, MD, Board-Certified Colorectal Surgeon.

3/26 - Glastonbury -Gateway Medical Park - Presentation by  William Sardella, MD, Board-Certified Colorectal Surgeon

3/27 - Enfield Family Health Center - Presentation by Joseph Ianello, MD, Board-Certified Gastroenterologist

A free FIT test will be provided to all participants at each seminar location.  A FIT test (Fecal Immunochemical Test) is a convenient, take-home test that can detect both cancer and non-cancerous polyps.

You must register below for each event separately.



Registration: Required.
Fee Desc: Free
Choose a Location below to Register Online

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