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Program On Colorectal Cancer



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Program On Colorectal Cancer

RIDGEFIELD — Stuart Bussell MD, director of the Colon and Rectal Cancer Program at Danbury Hospital, and Marvin Prince, MD, gastroenterologist at the hospital, will be the featured speakers at the Ridgefield Community Center, 316 Main Street, on Wednesday, September 14, at 7 pm. The topic for the evening will be “What’s New in the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Colon and Rectal Cancer.”

Dr Bussell, a board certified colon and rectal cancer surgeon specializing in colorectal surgery, is one of several physicians who spearheaded the development of the hospital’s multidisciplinary program for the prevention, detection, and treatment of primary and metastatic colorectal cancer. He performs a variety of procedures to treat cancers and other colorectal problems, including laparoscopic colon surgery, endoscopic ultrasound for staging of rectal cancer, rectal surgery, and procedures for benign anorectal diseases and incontinence.

 Prior to his appointment at Danbury Hospital, Dr Bussell completed a fellowship and residency in colon and rectal surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He also completed a residency in general surgery at Michigan State University, where he earned his medical degree.

Dr Prince is a gastroenterologist with the Danbury Office of Physician Services, PC, and has a clinical interest in colon cancer awareness. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the New Jersey College of Medicine.

For additional information about this program, contact Kerry Cleary at Danbury Hospital, 797-7142 or kerry.cleary@danhosp.org.

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