Colorectal Cancer - New Frontiers

Presented by the Epworth Cancer Services Institute

Saturday, 7 October 2023 | 8.00am – 2.00pm
Epworth Richmond Auditorium


The institute focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cancer. Epworth is the only private hospital group in Victoria offering all forms of cancer treatment in-house.

Using case based discussion, this seminar will provide primary care practitioners, nurses, trainees and other interested health professionals with an update on colorectal cancer care. Topics will span across developments in research and new treatment therapies, as well as advice on managing patients in the primary care setting.

Chaired by Cancer Services Clinical Institute Director, A/Prof Sumitra Ananda and Dr Costas Yannakou.

 Topics covered  Presenters
 Screening and early detection of colorectal cancer  Dr Luke Dunne
 Inherited bowel cancer predisposition syndromes  A/Prof Adrienne Sexton
 Management of early colorectal cancer  Dr Tim Chittleborough
 Spotlight on rectal cancer including stoma management  A/Prof Satish Warrier and Dr Andrew See
 Surveillance  Dr Jacob McCormick
 Metastatic disease – when to resect and when not to  Dr Bhaumik Shah and Dr Jacob McCormick
 Colorectal cancer – new frontiers  Dr Ayesha Saqib


RACGP: This event has been submitted for total 5 HRS – 4 Educational Activities / 1 Reviewing Performance.

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