Report from the 19th annual Western Canadian Gastrointestinal Cancer Consensus Conference; Winnipeg, Manitoba; 29–30 September 2017

C.A. Kim, S. Ahmed, S. Ahmed, B. Brunet, H. Chalchal, R. Deobald, C. Doll, M.P. Dupre, V. Gordon, R.M. Lee-Ying, H. Lim, D. Liu, J. Loree, J.P. McGhie, K. Mulder, J. Park, B. Yip, R.P. Wong, A. Zaida, on behalf of the Western Canadian Gastrointestinal Cancer Group


The 19th annual Western Canadian Gastrointestinal Cancer Consensus Conference (wcgccc) was held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, 29–30 September 2017. The wcgccc is an interactive multidisciplinary conference attended by health care professionals from across Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba) who are involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal cancer. Surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists; pathologists; radiologists; and allied health care professionals participated in presentation and discussion sessions for the purpose of developing the recommendations presented here. This consensus statement addresses current issues in the management of colorectal cancer.


Colorectal cancer; adjuvant chemotherapy; surgery; molecular tests; immunotherapy; radioembolization; sidedness

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