This session provides medical professionals with a comprehensive overview of Total Neoadjuvant Therapy (TNT), which combines chemotherapy with radiotherapy to reduce metastatic disease. Expert speakers will present on the benefits of TNT, its efficacy based on landmark clinical trials, and the importance of quality surgery. Attendees will gain the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about the best course of treatment for their patients.
The Dukes' Club 2023 educational weekend lectures
Sponsored by ETHICON - Exclusive primary sponsor for the Dukes' Club weekend!
First session Stepping outside the colon including:
TNT and rectal cancer by Rob Glynne-Jones
Reading MRI for rectal cancer by Tom Glover
Advanced Cancer MDT by Ian Jenkins, Rob Glyn Jones, and Tom Glover
Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the principles of total neoadjuvant therapy and how it can help in oncology treatment. 2. Learn the differences between the Stockholm one trial, Rapido trial, French trial, and Prodigy trial with regards to rectal cancer treatment. 3. Comprehend the role of the surgeon in improving overall survival of rectal cancer patients. 4. Determine appropriate local and distant recurrence rates in curative rectal cancer treatment. 5. Develop an understanding of risk adaptive approaches when deciding to give chemotherapy or radiotherapy.