Report from the 20th annual Western Canadian Gastrointestinal Cancer Consensus Conference; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; 28–29 September 2018

  • D. M. Le Saskatoon Cancer Centre, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • S. Ahmed Saskatoon Cancer Centre, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • S. Ahmed CancerCare Manitoba
  • B. Brunet Saskatoon Cancer Centre, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • J. Davies BC Cancer
  • C. Doll Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta Health Services
  • M. Ferguson Allan Blair Cancer Centre, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • N. Ginther University of Saskatchewan
  • V. Gordon CancerCare Manitoba
  • T. Hamilton University of British Columbia
  • P. Hebbard CancerCare Manitoba
  • R. Helewa University of Manitoba
  • C. A. Kim CancerCare Manitoba
  • R. Lee-Ying Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta Health Services
  • H. Lim BC Cancer
  • J. M. Loree BC Cancer
  • J. P. McGhie BC Cancer
  • K. Mulder Cross Cancer Institute
  • J. Park CancerCare Manitoba
  • D. Renouf BC Cancer
  • R. P.W. Wong CancerCare Manitoba
  • A. Zaidi Saskatoon Cancer Centre, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • T. Asif Saskatoon Cancer Centre, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Keywords: Colorectal cancer, rectal cancer, adjuvant radiation therapy, surgery, local excision, biomarkers, molecular tests, surveillance, cytoreductive surgery, hipec, sidedness, total neoadjuvant treatment

Abstract

The 20th annual Western Canadian Gastrointestinal Cancer Consensus Conference was held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 28–29 September 2018. This interactive multidisciplinary conference is 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 cancers. In addition, invited speakers from other provinces participate. Surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists, and allied health care professionals participated in presentations and discussion sessions for the purpose of developing the recommendations presented here. This consensus statement addresses current issues in the management of colorectal cancers.


Published
2019-12-20
How to Cite
Le, D. M., Ahmed, S., Ahmed, S., Brunet, B., Davies, J., Doll, C., Ferguson, M., Ginther, N., Gordon, V., Hamilton, T., Hebbard, P., Helewa, R., Kim, C. A., Lee-Ying, R., Lim, H., Loree, J. M., McGhie, J. P., Mulder, K., Park, J., Renouf, D., Wong, R. P., Zaidi, A., & Asif, T. (2019). Report from the 20th annual Western Canadian Gastrointestinal Cancer Consensus Conference; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; 28–29 September 2018. Current Oncology, 26(6). https://doi.org/10.3747/co.26.5517
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Meeting Report