Session 7: Future of primary rectal cancer treatment
Chair: Kees Verhoef
Role of external boost and brachytherapy in rectal cancer
Maaike Berbeé, the Netherlands
Challenges in rectal cancer surgery; which problems have to be solved?
Roel Hompes, the Netherlands
Locally recurrent rectal cancer; multimodality approach
Quentin Denost, France
Session 8: Systemic therapy in the metastatic setting – state of the art and future
Chairs: Richard Adams, Hugo Pinto Marques
Targeting RAS mutated tumors
Volker Heinemann, Germany
Prognostic/predictive value of molecular and clinical factors: What makes the difference?
Teresa Macarulla, Spain
Feasibility and outcomes of a national expert panel to determine secondary resectability in patients with initially unresectable colorectal liver metastases (CRLM)
Karen Bolhuis, the Netherlands
Session 9: Colorectal cancer and the immune system
Chair: Dirk Arnold
What are the new drugs in the field of immunotherapy?
Guillem Argiles, Spain
What are the diagnostic tools and novel concepts of cancer evolution?
Jerome Galon, France
Neoadjuvant immunotherapy in colon cancers
Myriam Chalabi, the Netherlands
Lunch & Poster viewing
Best abstract session
Chairs: Rolf Sijmons, Jeroen Buijsen
Circulating tumor DNA as a marker of minimal residual disease following local treatment of metastases from colorectal cancer
Anders Boysen, Denmark
Outcomes of J-pouch vs side-to-end vs end-to-end colorectal anastomoses after total mesorectal excision for rectal carcinoma: a prospective trial
Arsen Rasulov, Russia
Brachytherapy boost for rectal cancer as a part of curative treatment - retrospective study.
Manuel Louro, Portugal
Is decompressing stoma a better alternative than stent as bridge to surgery for left-sided obstructive colon cancer
Joyce Veld, the Netherlands
The role of induction chemotherapy as an addition to the neoadjuvant treatment for locally recurrent rectal cancer
Eva Voogt, the Netherlands
MR-Guided radiation therapy fo locally advanced rectal (LARC) cancer by Mridian?: A monoinstitutional experience and future perspectives
Alessia Re, Italy
Session 10: Genetics
Chairs: Rolf Sijmons, Richard Houlston
Update: the genetic differential diagnosis of polyposis and CRC
Maartje Nielsen, the Netherlands
Predicting CRC risk: from tumor syndromes genes to polygenic risk scores
Richard Houlston, United Kingdom
Chemoprevention and vaccines for hereditary CRC
Matthias Kloor, Germany
Session 11: Curative treatment of metastases
Chairs: Eduardo Barosso, Pieter Tanis
Controversies in loco-regional therapy of peritoneal metastases: What is really needed?
Niels Kok, the Netherlands
Liver-directed therapies (Hepatic arterial infusion, SIRT): What to use when?
Bas Groot Koerkamp, the Netherlands
Spectrum of treatments for lung metastases: SBRT, RFA, resection or no local therapy at all?
Dirk Van Raemdonck, Belgium
Closing and drinks