Event details:

Title: Advances in Colorectal Cancer - A multidisciplinary approach


  • Topic 1: Colorectal Cancer: Update on screening and best practice
    Presented by Dr Zina Valaydon, Gastroenterologist
  • Topic 2: Colorectal Cancer Surgery: Patient’s journey and Stomal Management
    Presented by Mr Eric Daniel, Colorectal & General Surgeon
  • Topic 3: Systemic treatment for colorectal cancer – New horizons
    Presented by A/Prof Sumitra Ananda, Medical Oncologist

Date: Thursday 2 November, 2023
Time: 6.00pm – 9.15pm
Where: Roccella Restaurant - 158 Clarendon St East Melbourne VIC 3002
Catering: Dinner and drinks provided
Parking: Complimentary hospital parking available at Epworth Freemasons (car park entrance via Gotch Lane). Alternatively, timed and metered parking available on Grey Street and Clarendon Street.
Program: Dinner, Presentations, Q&A

Detailed program

  • 6.00pm: Meet Specialists/ Registration
  • 6.30pm: Entrée / Introduction & welcome
  • 6.40pm: Presentation 1
  • 7.10pm: Main meal
  • 7.40pm: Presentation 2
  • 8.10pm: Dessert / tea / coffee
  • 8.20pm: Presentation 3
  • 8.50pm: Panel Q&A / Networking
  • 9.15pm: Close of meeting 


  • This workshop is accredited for 2 CPD Hours (Educational Activities)

Learning outcomes:

  1. Review of changes in screening practice
  2. Outline who to screen and how best to screen for bowel cancer
  3. Discuss the latest evidence on modifiable risk factors in bowel cancer
  4. Understand common hurdles and issues facing patients during surgical treatment of colorectal cancer
  5. Identify different stomas, initiate management of stoma complications and when to refer
  6. Review of changes in practice and paradigm shift in rectal cancer
  7. Outline who to treat and who not to treat with adjuvant chemotherapy in colon cancer
  8. Outline targeted treatment options in colon cancer

Event Registration

To register, please provide the following details and a confirmation email will be sent to your email.

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  • First name and surname
  • RACGP number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode

Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]