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Monday 11 March

Monday 11 Mar

Session 7: Future of primary rectal cancer treatment

Chair: Kees Verhoef

08:15

Role of external boost and brachytherapy in rectal cancer

Maaike Berbeé, the Netherlands

08:35

Challenges in rectal cancer surgery; which problems have to be solved?

Roel Hompes, the Netherlands

08:55

Locally recurrent rectal cancer; multimodality approach

Quentin Denost, France

09:15

Discussion

Session 8: Systemic therapy in the metastatic setting – state of the art and future 

Chairs: Richard Adams, Hugo Pinto Marques

09:30

Targeting RAS mutated tumors

Volker Heinemann, Germany

09:50

Prognostic/predictive value of molecular and clinical factors: What makes the difference?

Teresa Macarulla, Spain

10:10

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

10:30

Discussion

10:45

Break

Session 9: Colorectal cancer and the immune system

Chair: Dirk Arnold

11:15

What are the new drugs in the field of immunotherapy?

Guillem Argiles, Spain

11:35

What are the diagnostic tools and novel concepts of cancer evolution?

Jerome Galon, France

11:55

Neoadjuvant immunotherapy in colon cancers

Myriam Chalabi, the Netherlands

12:15

Discussion

12:45

Lunch & Poster viewing

Best abstract session

Chairs: Rolf Sijmons, Jeroen Buijsen

12:45

Circulating tumor DNA as a marker of minimal residual disease following local treatment of metastases from colorectal cancer

Anders Boysen, Denmark

12:55

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

13:05

Brachytherapy boost for rectal cancer as a part of curative treatment - retrospective study.

Manuel Louro, Portugal

13:15

Is decompressing stoma a better alternative than stent as bridge to surgery for left-sided obstructive colon cancer

Joyce Veld, the Netherlands

13:25

The role of induction chemotherapy as an addition to the neoadjuvant treatment for locally recurrent rectal cancer

Eva Voogt, the Netherlands

13:35

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

14:00

Update: the genetic differential diagnosis of polyposis and CRC

Maartje Nielsen, the Netherlands

14:20

Predicting CRC risk: from tumor syndromes genes to polygenic risk scores

Richard Houlston, United Kingdom

14:40

Chemoprevention and vaccines for hereditary CRC

Matthias Kloor, Germany

15:00

Discussion

15:15

Break

Session 11: Curative treatment of metastases

Chairs: Eduardo Barosso, Pieter Tanis

15:45

Controversies in loco-regional therapy of peritoneal metastases: What is really needed?

Niels Kok, the Netherlands

16:05

Liver-directed therapies (Hepatic arterial infusion, SIRT): What to use when?

Bas Groot Koerkamp, the Netherlands

16:25

Spectrum of treatments for lung metastases: SBRT, RFA, resection or no local therapy at all?

Dirk Van Raemdonck, Belgium

16:45

Discussion

17:00

Closing and drinks