Controversies in the Management of Rectal Cancer

Date:

April 26-27, 2019

Registration Deadline:

April 16, 2019

Location:

The Westin Tampa Waterside
725 South Harbour Island Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602

Course Directors:

Sarah Hoffe, MD
Richard Kim, MD
Seth Felder, MD

Target Audience:  This course is specifically designed for Surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, internists, pharmacists, advanced practice professionals and nurses working in this field.

Course Description:  The emerging options of total neoadjuvant therapy (TNT) and non-operative management (NOM) for locally advanced rectal cancer are controversial.  Data supporting the integration of endorectal brachytherapy to improve complete clinical response is evolving.  Optimization of patient selection for each approach is not yet well defined. This course will examine the current data to guide multidisciplinary treatment recommendations in this complex area.

Conference Contact:  Janet.Young@Moffitt.org