Haverhill Hospital Offers Free Seminar on Rectal Cancer Treatment

Dr. Romie Mundy.

Dr. Romie Mundy.

Colorectal Surgeon Romie Mundy discuses the diagnosis and treatment of rectal cancer during a free seminar at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley, Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 7 p.m., in the hospital’s first-floor auditorium.

During his presentation titled Rectal Cancer: Navigating the Treatment of a Complex Disease, Mundy will talk about the basic anatomy, pathophysiology and epidemiology of rectal cancer; describe how it is staged and the impact of clinical staging on treatment options; identify surgical approaches, and discuss their indications and results.

The presentation is part of the Meet the Expert series of seminars held monthly throughout the year. Seminars are free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served, and registration is required. Nurses in attendance are awarded one continuing education credit at the end of the presentation.

Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley is located at 140 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill. For more information or to register, email [email protected] or call (978) 420-1168.