This training day will update colorectal Consultants, Trainees and Oncologists on the latest advances in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer. This includes a whole range of treatments including the surgical and palliative treatments of liver, lung and peritoneal metastases.
The real highlight is the keynote lecture to be delivered by Dr Paul Sugarbaker from the Washington Cancer Institute, who invented the concept of cytoreductive surgery and heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (“The Sugarbaker Procedure”) for colorectal peritoneal metastases. He is accompanied by extremely distinguished speakers including Professor Dion Morton, Director of Research at the Royal College of Surgeons, and Professor Gary Middleton, Chief Investigator of the FOCUS 4 trial.
There is also the opportunity to hear about the new peritoneal malignancy unit in Birmingham for the treatment of peritoneal metastases – indications for treatment and outcomes.
- An update on the latest advances in the surgical and palliative treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer.
- Learnt about trials in metastatic colorectal cancer.
- Learnt about what makes a colorectal cancer have aggressive biology.
- Listened to trainees presentations for the John of Arderne Medal