July 11, 2017

Colorectal Cancer: Recent Advances in Detection and Treatment

J. Randolph Hecht, MD

About the Lecture

Dr. J. Randolph Hecht, Professor of Clinical Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Carol and Saul Rosenzweig Chair for Cancer Therapies Development and Director of the UCLA Gastrointestinal Oncology Program, discusses the care of patients with colorectal cancers from initial diagnosis through treatment of early disease, and management of metastatic cancer. He presents information about traditional treatments such as chemotherapy and biological therapy along with ground-breaking targeted biological agents currently being tested in clinical trials and emerging in the clinic.


Randolf HechtJ. Randolph Hecht, MD is a Professor of Clinical Medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA School of Medicine. He holds the Carol and Saul Rosenzweig Chair for Cancer Therapies Development and is the Director of the UCLA Gastrointestinal Oncology Program. Dr. Hecht is an internationally known clinical and translational researcher in the field of gastrointestinal cancers. He has published widely on the molecular biology, early detection, and treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies.

Event Information

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

6:45 – 7:00: Arrival & Refreshments
7:00 – 7:15: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D, Introduction to Center
7:15 – 7:20: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D., Speaker Introduction
7:20 – 8:55: Speaker Presentation, Q&A
8:55 – 9:00: Closing

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (RRMC) Auditorium,
B Level, Room B130, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Attendance is Free.

Available at the Medical Plaza or Ronald Reagan Medical Center lots for $12.00