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Medicine In Our Backyard with Valery Vilchez Parra, MD

Treating Colon Cancer: What’s New

Medicine in our Backyard

The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation in collaboration with UCI Health is pleased to present the 2023-2024 season of Medicine in Our Backyard featuring an extraordinary group of renowned doctors and researchers speaking on a wide range of topics. The UCI doctors present the latest studies and newest technologies in an engaging online forum. This series is funded in part by the generosity of long time Newport Beach Public Library Foundation members Mike and Polly Smith.


Vilchez-Valery01Treating Colon Cancer: What’s New

Valery Vilchez Parra, MD
Assistant Professor – Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, UCI Health

Monday, March 25, 2024, 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm


Dr. Valery Vilchez Parra, a fellowship-trained UCI Health surgeon specializing in laparoscopic and robot-assisted surgical techniques to treat diseases of the colon and rectum., will provide an overview of recent advancements in the prevention and treatment of this disease.


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 Event details and RSVP Information: 

  • Location: Friends Room - Newport Beach Public Library  
  • Doors open 6:30pm
  • Presentation followed by Q&A

 Questions? Contact Director of Programs Kunga Wangmo-Upshaw or 949-717-3818.

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