American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS336
Title: Multimodality Approach in the Management of Rectal Cancer
Date and Time of Session: Wednesday, October 19: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Description: Management of rectal cancer has improved by the use of a multidisciplinary committee to optimize the evaluation and management of rectal cancer. The use of magnetic resonance imaging and chemoradiotherapy as well as various operative techniques will be discussed.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Colon and Rectal Surgery (CRS), Surgical Oncology (ONC)
Sponsored By:
Advisory Council for Colon and Rectal Surgery, Advisory Council for General Surgery
Program Participants:
Jose G. Guillem, MD, FACS
Jennifer M. Ayscue, MD FACS
Speaker Progress in Preoperative Chemoradiation Options for Rectal Cancer: When to Use Short Course Radiation Therapy (RT), Long Course Chemoradiation or None of the Above
Bruce D Minsky, MD
Speaker Advances in Magnetic ResonanceIimaging (MRI) for Initial Staging and Monitoring of Response to Multimodality Therapy for Rectal Cancer
Marc J. Gollub, MD
Speaker Recent Advances in Targeted and Immunotherapy: How Do We Integrate Them Into Current Standard of Care
Luis A. Diaz, MD