Thu, 25 Jul 2019 08:30:00 GMTThu, 25 Jul 2019 11:00:00 GMT


TOPIC: Current treatment and management of colorectal cancer inc.

Surgery for colorectal cancer - Dr Adrian Fernandez

  • Decision making - why my patient has a particular resection and the role of neoadjuvant therapy

  • Stomas - does my patient require one and is it permanent

  • Complications - site specific and stoma related following hospital discharge and strategies for management

Systemic therapy of colorectal cancer – Dr Desmond Yip

  • Concept of adjuvant therapy for resected colorectal carcinoma

  • Use of systemic therapies including chemotherapy and biological agents in the management of advanced colorectal cancer and their toxicities

  • Importance of molecular markers that determine therapy in advanced colorectal cancer

  • Chronic disease model of advanced colorectal cancer

The evening will also include brief updates on:

  • GPLO
  • HealthPathways

VENUE: The Wharf Restaurant, Lake Street, Merimbula NSW 2548

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited, registration is essential

This meeting is kindly sponsored by Amgen Australia.