2019 CGA Annual Meeting

Start Date :  Nov 03, 2019End Date :  Nov 05, 2019

Location :  Salt Lake City, Utah United States Of America

Organized by :   Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer (CGA-IGC)

Specialties :   Gastroenterology

Fees Fee :   USD 800

Conference Summary

2019 CGA Annual Meeting is organized by Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer (CGA-IGC) and will be held from Nov 03 - 05, 2019 at Hilton Salt Lake City Center Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America.

Who Should Attend
The 2019 CGA Annual Meeting will be directed to colorectal surgeons, medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, researchers, geneticists, nurses, colorectal cancer registry coordinators, genetic counselors, psychologists and other professionals involved in the care of individuals with hereditary gastrointestinal cancer, including colorectal, esophageal, pancreatic, gastric, and small bowel cancers.

Course Description:
The CGA Annual Meeting will provide critical data and information designed to keep clinicians and scientists up-to-date on new developments in hereditary gastrointestinal cancer research, including implications for physicians, nurses, and genetic counselors to make informed decisions about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes. The CGA Annual Meeting, in its 23rd year, is a conference directed to colorectal surgeons, medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, researchers, geneticists, nurses, colorectal cancer registry coordinators, genetic counselors, psychologists and other professionals involved in the care of individuals with hereditary gastrointestinal cancer, including colorectal, esophageal, pancreatic, gastric, and small bowel cancers.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this activity, participants will be able to do the following:
• Summarize recent research on the basic biology of gastrointestinal cancer development, including modifiers of the hereditary phenotypes.
• Describe potential implications for clinical practice.
• Implement new approaches to screening and preventing gastrointestinal cancers.
• Summarize the evidence for new diagnostics, devices, and pharmaceuticals.
• Describe the impact of newly discovered genes and the use of recently introduced gene panels to diagnose and manage hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes.
• Institute use of clinical and genetic modifiers of the hereditary cancer risk in their clinical practice.
• Define the changing care models for diagnosis and management of various hereditary cancer syndromes.
• List the surgical approaches to hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes for both treatment and prophylaxis.
• Describe patient criteria for referral for surgery that offers optimal outcomes.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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