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Colorectal Summits

Co-chaired by Mr Brian Hodgkins and Dr Geoff Chong, the repeat Colorectal Cancer 2018 Summit clinical working party was formed from the 2014 colorectal summit working party.

 

Over 60 multidisciplinary colorectal cancer clinicians attended the Summit in Melbourne on 16 March.

 

Professor Robert Thomas, Chair, Australia's Cancer Advisory Council, opened the Summit.

  • Geoff Chong (Co-Chair)

  • Brian Hodgkins (Co-Chair

  • Andrew Bui

  • David Deutscher

  • Ian Faragher

  • Marcus Foo

  • Peter Gibbs

  • Neil Jayasuriya

Clinical Working Party

  • Mathew Leong

  • ​Paul McMurrick

  • Paul Mitchell

  • Heinrich Schwalb

  • Jeremy Shapiro

  • Bruce Stewart

  • Neil Strugnell

  • Zee Wan Wong

Data analysis: CCV / DHHS

  • Dr Luc te Marvelde

  • Ella Stuart
     

Victorian Tumour Summits project team:

  • Mirela Matthews

  • Rebecca Miller

  • Amy Sutherland

  • Claire Porter

Colorectal Cancer 2018 Summit Material

 
Colorectal Cancer 2018 Summit Introduction Presentation

Presented by Professor Robert Thomas, Chair, Australia's Cancer Advisory Council

Introduction

The Colorectal Cancer 2014 Summit Clinical Working Party, co-chaired by Mr Brian Hodgkins and Dr Geoff Chong, was re-formed to oversee the repeat Colorectal Cancer 2018 Summit.

 

Over 60 multidisciplinary colorectal cancer clinicians attended the Summit in Melbourne on 16 March, 2018. Professor Robert Thomas, Chair, Australia's Cancer Advisory Council, opened the Summit.

Colorectal Cancer 2018 Summit Progress Update Presentation

Presented by Kathryn Whitfield, Assistant Director of Cancer Strategy and Development at the Department of Health and Human Services

Colorectal Cancer 2018 Summit Progress Update Since 2014

Kathryn Whitfield, Assistant Director of Cancer Strategy and Development at the Department of Health and Human Services, gave a ‘Progress Update on CRC Summit 2014’

 

Clinician discussion and feedback from the first summit generated significant recommendations. Traction has been gained on all recommendations, broadly categorised into improving multidisciplinary meetings, providing data for monitoring care, and promoting bowel cancer screening and access to colonoscopy.

Colorectal Cancer 2018 Summit Data Presentation

Presented by Co-chair Mr Brian Hodgkins, colorectal surgeon at Monash Health

Variations Prioritised at the Summit

Co-chair Mr Brian Hodgkins, colorectal surgeon at Monash Health, gave the data presentation.

 

New information on colorectal cancer care in Victoria was presented, assessing incidence, survival and treatment. Important variations were highlighted and possible causes of variations considered. Summit participants prioritised six variations using a matrix assessing the impact on patient outcomes and the effort it would take to reduce presented variations.

Consumer Perspective: Colorectal Cancer

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