Colorectal Surgeon to Offer Free Seminar on Anal Cancers at Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill

Colorectal Surgeon Jana Simonds, MD will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of anal cancers during a free seminar at Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

During her presentation titled Common and Uncommon Anal Cancers, Dr. Simonds will talk in detail about the anatomy of the anal area, describe the common and uncommon types of anal cancers and what they look like, and explain how they are diagnosed and treated. The seminar is from 6-7 p.m.in the hospital’s first-floor auditorium.

Dr. Simonds, a Steward Medical Group general surgeon fellowship trained in colorectal surgery, is on staff at Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill and Methuen. Dr. Simonds has joined practice with surgeons V.R. Gokul Prakash, MD, Robert Moore, MD, and Romie Mundy, MD at Steward North Andover Surgery and SMG General Surgery in Haverhill.

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 contact hour in nursing at the end of the presentation.

Holy Family Hospital‘s Haverhill campus is located at 140 Lincoln Avenue in Haverhill, MA.  For more information or to register, please email [email protected] or call Jean at 978.420.1168.

*This program meets the criteria for Continuing Education in Nursing in Massachusetts pursuant to 244 CMR 5.04, The Board of Registration in Nursing Rules and Regulations.

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