Future Horizons 5th International Colorectal Symposium

Event Date:
02 May 2019
08:15 to 16:45

Register now for Future Horizons: 5th International Colorectal Symposium for a day of inspiring discussions, focusing on the future of colorectal cancer research. 

Led by consultant radiologist Professor Gina Brown from The Royal Marsden and a panel of leading international experts, the Future Horizons: 5th Colorectal Symposium provides an excellent opportunity to discuss the future of colorectal research and the latest news from major clinical trials including TRIGGER, PRESERVE and The Deferral of Surgery trial.
 

Event Programme

  • 08:15 - 08:55   Registration
     
  • 09:00 - 09:10   Welcome  Gina Brown, London UK
     
  • 09:10 - 10:40   Is organ preservation ready for prime time?
    • 09:10   TRIGGER: feasibility study results  Nick Battersby, Basingstoke UK
    •  09:25   Expert Panel and Audience Discussion with Voting
    •  09:55   PRESERVE trial launch   Annabel Shaw London UK
    • 10:10    Expert Panel and Audience Discussion with Voting
       
  • 10:40 - 11:00   Morning coffee
     
  • 11:00 - 12:00   Clearing up the confusion between lymph nodes and extranodal disease
    •  11:00   Lymph nodesand extranodal disease: a pathologist's viewpoint  Iris Nategaal, Nijmegen NL
    •  11:15   The impact of MR detected tumour deposits on patient outcomes  Amy Lord, London UK
    •  11:30   Expert Panel and Audience Discussion with Voting
       
  • 12:00 - 12:30   Where are we going with colorectal research?
    •  12:00   A vision for the future  Gina Brown, London UK ​
    •  12:15   Expert Panel and Audience Discussion with Voting
       
  • 12:30 - 13:15   Lunch
     
  • 13:15 - 14:15   Reversing the MDT collective neglect of colon and sigmoid cancer
    •  13:15   Sigmoid cancer: understaged and undertreated  Nigel D'Souza, London UK
    •  13:30   Recurrences after sigmoid cancer: is prevention better than cure? Nigel Day, London UK
    •  13:45   Expert Panel and Audience Discussion with Voting
       
  • 14:15 - 15:15   Beyond TME - when extreme surgery is justified
    •  14:15   Classifying and preventing pelvic recurrence after colorectal cancer  Zena Rokan, Basingstoke UK
    •  14:25   TBC Joost Nederend, Eindhoven NL
    •  14:45   Expert Panel and Audience Discussion with Voting
       
  • 15:15 - 15:30   Afternoon tea
     
  • 15:30 - 16:35   Breaking results: The Deferral of Surgery Trial  
    •  15:30   Imaging in the Deferral of Surgery Trial  Svetlana Balyasnikova, London UK   
    •  15:40   Results of the Deferral of Surgery Trial  Diana Tait, London UK
    •  15:55   Commentary on the results of the Deferral of Surgery Trial  Rodrigo Perez, São Paulo BR
    •  16:05   Expert Panel and Audience Discussion with Voting
       
  • 16:35 - 16:45   Closing Remarks  Gina Brown, London UK 

Venue and Registration

Register now to be part of Future Horizons: 5th International Colorectal Symposium on Thursday 2nd May 2019 at The Royal Society of Medicine.

The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Marylebone
London
W1G 0AE