Report from the 17th Annual Western Canadian Gastrointestinal Cancer Consensus Conference; Edmonton, Alberta; 11–12 September 2015

K.E. Mulder, S. Ahmed, J. Davies, C.M. Doll, S. Dowden, S. Gill, V. Gordon, P. Hebbard, H. Lim, A. McFadden, J.P. McGhie, J. Park, R. Wong

Abstract


The 17th annual Western Canadian Gastrointestinal Cancer Consensus Conference (wcgccc) was held in Edmonton, Alberta, 11–12 September 2015. The wcgccc is an interactive multidisciplinary conference attended by health care professionals from across Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba) who are involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal cancer. Surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists; pathologists; radiologists; and allied health care professionals participated in presentation and discussion sessions for the purposes of developing the recommendations presented here. This consensus statement addresses current issues in the management of gastric cancer.


Keywords


Gastric cancer; stomach cancer; surgery; neoadjuvant therapy; chemotherapy; radiation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3747/co.23.3384





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