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Skin Cancer: Prevention, Detection & Treatment
Department:   Cancer Center

Christina J. Wai, MDDr. Christina Wai is a Surgical Oncologist who graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her General Surgery residency at Tufts Medical Center. She then completed a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

In this class, you will learn:

  • Risk factors for skin cancer
  • Effective ways to protect & prevent your skin from cancer
  • Characteristics of abnormal skin lesions
  • Different types of skin cancer and their treatment options

Fee Desc: Free
Hartford Hospital Wellness Center at Blue Back Square     map
65 Memorial Road - Suite 425
West Hartford, CT    06117
Room: Community Education Room - 425
Instructor: Christina Wai, MD
Registration: Required.
Health Referral Services
Phone: (860) 545-1888 Toll-Free 1-800-545-7664

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