Modern Management of Rectal Cancer

A two day symposium addressing the increasingly complicated decisions in the primary management of rectal cancer.  Including MDT style discussions of complex cases with a panel of experts and incorporating live surgery from mattu and video demonstrations.


Early rectal cancer

Trans-anal surgery


Laparoscopic TME

Trans-anal TME


Course faculty:

Professor Tim Rockall       MATTU

Mr Iain Jourdan                  MATTU

Mr Andrea Scala                MATTU

Mr Mark Gudgeon              Frimley

Mr Bruce Levy                    Chichester

Dr Alexandra Stewart        RSCH

Mr Jarred Torkington         Cardiff

Mr Tan Arampulam            Colchester


Day 1

8:30      Registration and coffee

9:00      Welcome

              Live Surgery (Throughout the day)

              Robotic TME

              Laparoscopic TME (female)

              Laparoscopic TME (male)

13:00   Lunch

             Approaches to TME

 14:00   Laparoscopic (TR)

16:00   Robotic (MG)

16.45   Trans-anal (TA)


17.00   Finish

19:00   Course dinner


Day  2

08:00   Coffee

              Live Surgery (Morning)

              TEM or TAMIS or TME

13:00   Lunch

             Early rectal cancer

14:00   Imaging

             Treatment options

             Role of trans-anal surgery



             MDT cases

15:30  Panel discussion of complex cases

17:00  Finish

  • £995

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