Southern Symposium on Foregut Cancers

2nd
Southern
Symposium

Cork 2010

Symposium Webcasts

Session 1: STAGING OF OESOPHAGEAL AND GASTRIC CANCER

Speaker Affiliation Presentation
Dr Michael A Blake Consultant in Diagnostic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA The Radiological Staging of Oesophageal and Gastric Malignancies: Pearls, Pitfalls and the Future play
Dr Dermot OToole Consultant Gastroenterologist, St James Hospital, Dublin What Does Endoscopy Add to the Assessment and Staging of Oesophageal and Gastric Malignancies? play
Mr Richard Berrisford Consultant Upper GI & Thoracic Surgeon, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, UK How Far Should We Go in the Surgical Staging of Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer? The Current Role of Thoracoscopy and Laparoscopy play

Session 2: CHEMOTHERAPY AND RADIOTHERAPY FOR OESOPHAGEAL CANCER

Speaker Affiliation Presentation
Professor David Ilson Associate Attending Physician, Dept of Gastro-Intestinal Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York Neo-Adjuvant Chemo-Radiation is the Standard of Care for All Oesophageal Cancers play
Dr Tom Crosby Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales Optimum Lymphadenectomy for Oesophageal Surgery play

Session 3: SURGICAL APPROACHES TO OESOPHAGEAL CANCER

Speaker Affiliation Presentation
Professor Antoon Lerut Chair, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium Neo-Adjuvant Chemo-Radiation is the Standard of Care for All Oesophageal Cancers play
Mr Richard Berrisford Consultant Upper GI & Thoracic Surgeon, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, UK< Where do Minimally Invasive Techniques Fit in the Surgical Options for Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Resection play
Professor John Reynolds Professor of Surgery, Head of Department, Trinity College Dublin & St Jamess Hospital, Dublin Surgical Management of Adenocarcinoma of the Oesophago-Gastric Junction the Oesophago-Gastric Junction play
Professor Tom Walsh Professor of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland / Consultant Surgeon, Blanchardstown, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin Differentiating the Management of Adenocarcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oesophagus play
Professor Donald Low Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, USA Clinical Pathways and Enhanced Recovery Programs in Oesophageal Resection: Demonstrating Improved Outcomes is Critical to Maintaining Surgerys Place in the Treatment of Oesophageal Cancer play
Professor Michael Griffin Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Northern Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Comparing the Outcomes of Endoscopic Treatment with Oesophagectomy for High Grade Dysplasia and Intramucosal Mucosal Carcinoma in Barretts for High Grade Dysplasia and Intramucosal Mucosal Carcinoma in Barretts play
Case Presentations play

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Session 4: BARRETTS MUCOSA

Speaker Affiliation Presentation
Dr Bill Bennett Consultant Histopathologist, Cork University Hospital Barretts and Beyond:
Updates in Upper Gastrointestinal Pathology
play
Dr Dermot OToole Consultant Gastroenterologist, St James Hospital, Dublin Endoscopic Assessment and Treatment of Barretts Oesophagus play
Professor Robert Mason Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Guys and St Thomas Hospitals, London, UK Transhiatal Oesophagectomy When is it Indicated? play

Session 5: GASTRIC CANCER

Speaker Affiliation Presentation
Professor David Ilson Associate Attending Physician, Dept of Gastro-Intestinal Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York Gastric Cancer: Latest Developments and Future Directions play
Dr Tom Crosby Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales Does Adjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Have a Role in Gastro-Oesophageal Cancers? play

Session 6: COMPLICATIONS, COSTS AND OUTCOMES AFTER SURGERY FOR OESOPHAGEAL CANCER

Speaker Affiliation Presentation
Ms Noelle Ryan Chairperson, Oesophageal Cancer Fund The Oesophageal Cancer Fund, The First Ten Years play
Professor Donald Low Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, USA In an Era of Healthcare Reform: Assessment of Complications and Costs Associated with Surgical Treatment of Oesophageal Cancer play
Professor Robert Mason Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Guys and St Thomas Hospitals, London, UK Management of Complications Following Oesophagectomy:
Anastomotic Leak, Delayed Gastric Emptying, Dumping Syndrome, Recalcitrant Anastomotic Strictures
play
Professor Oliver McAnena Consultant Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon, Galway University Hospital Quality of Life After Oesophagectomy and Total Gastrectomy? play
Professor Antoon Lerut Chair, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium Predictors of Outcome Following Oesophagectomy for Cancer:
Are There Lessons to Learn?
play

Session 7: OESOPHAGEAL CANCER IN TOMORROWS WORLD

Speaker Affiliation Presentation
Professor Gerry O'Sullivan Consultant Surgeon, Mercy University Hospital, Cork / Director of the Cork Cancer Research Centre OESOPHAGEAL CANCER IN TOMORROWS WORLD play

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