News Release

November 21, 2011

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914
e-mail: cdefrancesco@uchc.edu

Surgical Oncologist Joins UConn Health Center

FARMINGTON, CONN. Ė Dr. Christina Stevenson, a surgical oncologist, is now seeing patients in the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Stevensonís areas of expertise include breast cancer and endocrine neoplasia, including tumors in the thyroid and adrenal glands, which she can remove with robotic-assisted surgery.

Stevenson, of Avon, fellowship trained in surgical oncology at Virginia Commonwealth University and the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md., and completed surgical residency training at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia and the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. Her medical degree is from the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She is board certified in surgery.

To schedule an appointment, call 800-579-7822 or 860-679-2100. More information about the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center is available at http://cancer.uchc.edu.

Photo: http://today.uchc.edu/images/news/stevenson.jpg
Caption: Dr. Christina Stevenson, surgical oncologist, is now seeing patients at the UConn Health Centerís Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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