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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

09:40
Opening remarks by Conference Chair
Dr Daniel Tan
Medical Director and Consultant Radiation Oncologist
Asian American Radiation Oncology, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore
SESSION 1: TREATMENT OF COLORECTAL CANCER IN 2017
Moderator: 
Dr Daniel Tan
Medical Director and Consultant Radiation Oncologist
Asian American Radiation Oncology, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore
10:00
Colorectal cancer surgery: state of the art
Dr Lai Jiunn Herng
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, LAI Endoscopy & Colorectal Surgery, 
Mount Elizabeth, Singapore
10:20
Neoadjuvant treatment strategies in rectal cancer: Updates from GI ASCO

Dr David Tan
Consultant Radiation Oncologist
National Cancer Centre, Singapore

10:40  
 

Genomics of Colorectal Cancer: Predicting clinical behaviour and guiding therapy

  Dr Weiwei Zhai
Senior Research Scientist, Genome Institute of Singapore
SESSION 2: GENOMICS, RADIOPHARMACEUTICALS AND IMMUNOTHERAPY
Moderator
 Dr Jonathan Teh, Consultant Radiation Oncologist, National Cancer Centre, Singapore  
11:00
Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy in gastrointestinal cancers
Dr Kelvin Loke
Senior Consultant, Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET
Singapore General Hospital, SIngapore
11:20

The OncoBeamTM Platform: The use of a high sensitive technology for liquid biopsies in clinical practice

Dr Frederick S. Jones
Director, Medical Scientific Affairs, Sysmex-Inostics
One Sysmex Way, Mundelein,IL, USA

11:40
Immunotherapy in GI cancers
Dr Thomas Soh
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Oncocare Cancer Centre, Singapore
12:00
Lunch Break
SESSION 3: UPDATES IN MANAGEMENT OF UPPER GI TUMORS
Moderator
Dr David Tan
Consultant Radiation Oncologist
National Cancer Centre, Singapore
13:00
Latest approach to neoadjuvant therapy for Oesophageal Cancer
Dr Jonathan Teh
Consultant Radiation Oncologist
National Cancer Centre, Singapore
13:20
Advances in Management of Biliary Tract Cancer
Dr David Tai
Consultant in Gastrointestinal Cancer Service
Division of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre, Singapore
13:40
Integrating Radiotherapy into the treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

Dr Daniel Chang
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Stanford University Medical Center, California, USA

14:00
Coffee Break
SESSION 4: HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA – THE ASIAN PERSPECTIVE
Moderator

Dr Daniel Tan
Medical Director and Consultant Radiation Oncologist,
Asian American Radiation Oncology, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore

14:30
Updates on Imaging in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Dr Tan Cher Heng
Senior Consultant
Diagnostic Radiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
14:50

Proton Beam Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma 

Dr Masayuki Araya
Division Head, Proton Therapy Center
Aizawa Hospital, Matsumoto, Japan

 

15:15
Clinical utility of PIVKA II in management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
 

Dr Tee Hoi Poh
Consultant Gastroenterologist

Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia

15:45

Close of Conference

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