Dear Colleague,

 

We are delighted to invite you to attend the 5th winter conference which will once again be organized by The International University of Colon And Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS) and King’s College London (KCL) in association the French Research Group of Rectal Cancer Surgery (GRECCAR).

 

In true traditional fashion, the 2017 conference will continue to have didactic and debate sessions addressing difficult situations, controversies and problems in colorectal surgery with issues which will be attractive to a range of professionals from multiple disciplines. The programme will also include a How I Do It/Live surgery session, a debate session on Obstructive Defaecation Syndrome, an IBD symposium - The Dream MDT session discussing challenging IBD patients, a low rectal cancer consultant's corner and debate session on colorectal cancer on a number of interesting scenarios.

 

There will also be number of workshops on Saturday 10th December which will be off great asset for surgical trainees and young colorectal specialist wanting to improve their knowledge and skill sets. Courses include: 1. Pelvic Floor Assessment - 3D US & HRM anophysiology, 2. Complex abdominal wall reconstruction workshop, 3. Advanced laparoscopic dry-lab skills training & 4. Haemorrhoid & Fistula workshop.

For more information about the scientific programme please see provisional programme.

 

We will continue to have a ‘patient and relatives colorectal cancer support group’ session on the Wednesday 6th December at the Macmillan Cancer Centre, Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College Hospital. We hope to offer some complimentary alternative therapeutic treatments to patients attended the meeting. 

 

To make attendance to the conference easy and stress free, we have held a number of hotel reservations at hotels located within easy access to the conference venue. These may be purchased directly online together with your registration ticket.

 

So why hesitate? Join us in December 2017 in the heart of London for not only another fantastic educational meeting, a great networking opportunity and also an opportunity to enjoy London with pre-Christmas shopping or perhaps a theatrical show at the West End!

 

Yours sincerely,

Mr Joseph W Nunoo-Mensah                              

Consultant Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon

King’s College Hospital, London, UK                 
Regional Vice President (ISUCRS) -  England

Member of Council (ISUCRS)  

Professor Narimantas E. Samalavicius

Chief of Clinic of Oncosurgery
Oncology Institute of Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
President of the Lithuanian Society of Coloproctologists

Regional Vice President (ISUCRS) - Lithuania

Member of Council (ISUCRS) 

Mr Pasquale Giordano
Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon
Department of Colorectal Surgery Clinical Lead - Barts Health NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer - Queen Mary University of London
Chairman of the North East Chapter of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

Professor Philippe Rouanet

Institut du Cancer de Montpellier

Val d'Aurelle, Montpellier