Rectal Cancer 101

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Mary Mulkerin, BSN, RN discussed various issues related to rectal cancer, including incidence and prevalence, standard therapy and the role of surgery. In addition, she addressed specific concerns that come up for those living as rectal cancer survivors.

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Mary Mulkerin is the Gastrointestinal Oncology Nurse Coordinator at University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, coordinating multi-disciplinary patient care and leading a Gilda’s Club support group. She obtained her BSN from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has practiced in Oncology for the last 31 years.

She is currently completing her MS in Nursing Education at Edgewood College to pursue her research interests in survivorship and patient and staff education, in addition to developing a patient education app that would make patients’ management of their care more accessible and user-friendly.