Watch: 2010 Boston Seminar Webcast

Conversations about Colorectal Cancer Seminar
Presented in partnership with Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center

Saturday, November 20, 2010
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SessionSpeakerRun TimeDescription
Introduction and WelcomeKevin Lewis Founder and Board Member, Colon Cancer Alliance Dr. Charles Fuchs Director, Center for Gastrointestinal Cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute14:39 minutesWelcome and overview by the seminar partners.
Advances in OncologyDr. Charles Fuchs Director of the Center for Gastrointestinal Cancer17:57 minutesHighlighting current options for colorectal cancer oncology treatment and what is on the horizon including an overview of clinical trials and why they are important options.
Advances in Radiation Oncology – Part 1Part 2Dr. Harvey Mamon Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology12:13 minutes (Part 1) 12:47 minutes (Part 2) Updates on the use of external and internal radiation therapies for the treatment of colorectal cancer. Topics covered will include the use of stereotactic radiation therapy and brachytherapy.
Advances in Surgery – Part 1Part 2Dr. Ronald Bleday Chief of the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery13:59 minutes (Part 1) 13:45 minutes (Part 2)Updates on new surgical therapies for colorectal cancer including management of the primary tumor and metastatic disease. Topics covered will include the role of laparoscopic surgery, new techniques for rectal cancer surgery, advances in liver and lung resection and ablative techniques for metastases.
Advances in Interventional RadiologyDr. Paul Shyn Clinical Director of Cross-Sectional Interventional Radiology21:31 minutesHighlighting advances in minimally invasive treatments for colorectal cancer such as chemoembolization, radiofrequency ablation, radioembolization and cryoablation.
Diet and Lifestyle – Part 1Part 2Dr. Jeffery Meyerhardt Assistant Professor of Medicine16:00 minutes (Part 1) 12:55 minutes (Part 2)Highlighting recent research findings related to diet and lifestyle factors and their role in colorectal cancer prevention and treatment.
Questions and Answers – Part 1Part 2 Part 3Part 4 Moderated by Dr. Charles Fuchs15:00 minutes (Part 1) 14:17 minutes (Part 2) 14:56 minutes (Part 3) 14:31 minutes (Part 4)Opportunity for attendees to ask the panel of speakers questions.

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