July 11, 2017

Colorectal Cancer: Recent Advances in Detection and Treatment

Zev Wainberg, MD

About the Lecture

Zev Wainberg, MD, UCLA Associate Professor, medical oncologist, Co-Director of the GI Oncology program and medical director of the UCLA Colorectal Cancer Center, discusses care of patients with colorectal cancers from initial diagnosis through treatment of early disease, and management of metastatic cancer. Traditional treatments such as chemotherapy and biological therapy are described along with ground-breaking targeted biological agents that are being tested in clinical trials and emerging in the clinic.


zev-weinbergZev Wainberg, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA. As a medical oncologist who specializes in gastrointestinal cancers, Dr. Wainberg has an active practice and has many clinical trials devoted to these diseases. Dr. Zev Wainberg received his MD from Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, New York Program in 2000. He did his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center Moses Division Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, from 2000-2003. He completed his three-year fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 2006. He is the Co-director of the UCLA Gastro-Intestinal Oncology Program and the medical director of the UCLA Colorectal Cancer Center. He is certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology.

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