Colorectal Cancer Conference 2017
 

Program

Thursday 17 August, 2017
0800 - 0830 Registration
0830 - 1000 Rectal Cancer I - Watch and Wait
Session Chair: A/Prof Peter Gibbs, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Can imaging predict complete pathological response?
Dr Teng Han Tan, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
What is the evidence for Watch and Wait?
Dr Phillip Tran, Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre
Watch and Wait - A surgical perspective 
Dr Adele Burgess, The Austin Hospital
Chemotherapy after complete response
Dr Rachel Wong, Eastern Health
1000 - 1030 Morning Tea
1030 - 1200 Immunotherapy for Colorectal Cancer
Session Chair: Prof Rob Ramsey, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Immunotherapy in colorectal cancer
Dr Jayesh Desai, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Is there a role for checkpoint inhibitors in neoadjuvant therapy?
Dr Nicole Haynes, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Can cancer vaccines enhance chemotherapy and immunotherapy?
Dr Sara Roth, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre           
1200 - 1230 The Jack Mackay Plenary Lecture
Session Chair: Prof Sandy Heriot, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Microbes, Microbiota and Colon Cancer
Prof Frank Frizelle, University of Otago
1230 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1500 Expanding Perioperative Care for Optimal Outcome
Session Chair: Ms Susan Shedda, Epworth HealthCare
Surgical School - Adding value to clinical pathways through patient buy-in (ERAS- plus)
Dr Hilmy Ismail, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
The Prehabilitation Clinic - Improving cancer outcomes by reducing modifiable risk
Prof Bernhard Riedel, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Stress and cancer outcomes - Implications for the perioperative team
Dr Jonathan Hiller, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
1500 - 1530 Afternoon Tea
1530 - 1700 Rectal Cancer II
Session Chair: Mr Satish Warrier, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Panel: How should you take out a rectal cancer?
T3NI Close to resection margin male 8cm
Prof Frank Frizellem University of Otago
Dr Jacob McCormack, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
A/Prof Craig Lynch, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Dr Steve Bell, Colorectal Consulting Group
1700 - 1800 Welcome Drinks Reception (Commences at the conclusion of final session)


Friday 18 August, 2017
0800 - 0830 Registration
0830 - 1000 Survivorship - are we focusing on the right outcome
Session Chair: Ms Lisa Wilson, The Royal Melbourne Hospital

PROMS - do they matter?
A/Prof Paul McMurrick, Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery
Survivorship - Hype or reality?
Ms Nicole Kinnane, Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre - A Richard Pratt Legacy,
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Chronic bowel dysfunctions after 'cure'
Ms Carolyn Atkin, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre            
1000 - 1030 Morning Tea
1030 - 1200 Tumour Heterogeneity in Colorectal Cancer
Session Chair: Prof Frederic Hollande, The University of Melbourne

Molecular subtypes of colorectal cancer
Prof John Mariadason, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute             
Proteome heterogeneity in colorectal cancer cell lines and primary tumors
A/Prof Oliver Sieber, The Walter+Eliza Hall Institute            
Tumour heterogeneity - does it clinically matter?             
Prof Eva Segelov, Monash Health/Monash University 
1200 - 1230 Plenary
Session Chair: A/Prof Damien Stella, Royal Melbourne Hospital
The evolving role of radiology
Dr Kirsten Gormly, Dr Jones and Partners
1230 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1500 Integrated Management of Advanced Polyps and Early Colorectal Cancer
Session Chair: Prof Sandy Heriot, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Polyp syndromes
Prof Alex Boussioutas, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Imaging of early colorectal tumours  
Dr Kirsten Gormly, Dr Jones and Partners          
Early rectal cancers - Minimal vs maximal
Mr Satish Warrier, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Is there a role for radiotherapy in local excision of rectal cancer
Dr Michael Ng, St Vincent's Hospital           
1500 - 1530 Afternoon Tea
1530 - 1700 Peritoneal Colorectal Cancer
Session Chair: A/Prof Craig Lynch, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Chemotherapy for peritoneal disease
A/Prof Michael Michael, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre            
Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC             
Dr Nabila Ansari, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Pressurized IntraPeritoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy (PIPAC) - a new option             
Prof Marc Reymond, University Hospital Tubingen
1700 - 1715 Conference Close
*please note program is subject to change


Scientific Committee

Professor AG Heriot MA MD MBA FRCS FRCSEd FRACS, Convenor
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 

Assoc Professor Sam Ngan
Head of the GI Unit of the Department of Radiation Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Assoc Professor Craig Lynch
Colorectal Surgeon, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Professor Rob Ramsay
Group Leader of the Differentiation and Transcription Laboratory, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Dr Jeanne Tie
Medical Oncologist, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Dr Jayesh Desai
Medical Oncologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

A/Prof Michael Michael
Medical Oncologist, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Ms Carolyn Atkin
Stomal Therapy Clinical Nurse Consultant, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre