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Frontiers in Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Disease: Difficult Decisions in GI Disease

19/11/2020 9:00 AM GMT


The St Mark’s flagship annual conference went ahead this year on 19th - 20th November with a new 2-day programme that can now be accessed on-demand

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About the programme

It is our pleasure to welcome you to our Annual Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease Congress. As always, we try to cover topics that we all come across on a day-to-day basis as well as some of those cutting-edge symposia that are likely to translate to clinical practice.

St Mark’s Frontiers is organised into five plenary sessions, all of which are multidisciplinary and presented by leading experts. Our theme for this year is ‘Difficult Decisions in GI Disease’ so expect some fascinating talks and insights from across the spectrum of gastrointestinal disease and care. We are sure you will find this two day event interesting, stimulating, educational and at times controversial.

Please click here to view the full programme.

Session headlines

Thursday 19th November:

IBD Crohn’s disease: The causes and management of strictures and recurrences
Session Leads: Phil Tozer, Ana Wilson

Galapagos lunchtime symposium
Adapting to change: Managing IBD in 2020 and beyond
Click to view syposium flyer

Intestinal failure: getting it right first time: The difficult surgical abdomen – from prevention to treatment
Session Leads: Simon Gabe, Akash Mehta

Virtual drinks reception: We invite you to our virtual drinks reception, a chance to enjoy the lighter side of conference life, with the added spice of friendly competition between a team of bright young things, and a shoal of salty old seadogs, including the legend that is Professor Robin Phillips. Grab yourself a drink, put your feet up and enjoy the spectacle as the new and the old experienced chat about the issues of the day, and compete in a test of wit, speed and communication!

Friday 20th November:

Year of the nurse: Innovations and transformations in nursing practice
Session Leads: Jennie Burch, Vicky Cuthill

The troublesome bottom: Low rectal polyps, anal pain and perianal Crohn’s disease
Session Leads: Danilo Miskovic, Adam Haycock

Olympus lunchtime symposium (12:30 - 13:15)

Janssen lunchtime symposium (13:15 - 14:00)

Colorectal cancer: What’s so special about cancer in the young?

Session Leads: Elaine Burns, Kevin Monahan

The international faculty includes:

Professor Michael Bourke
Mrs Katie Cross
Dr Jose Perea Garcia
Professor Heather Hampel
Professor Francisca Joly
Dr Amy Lighter

With thanks for their support:

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