Upper GI study day

Friday 9 February 2018
Venue address: 
Cardiff Marriott Hotel, Mill Lane, Cardiff, CF10 1EZ
CPD credits: 

This meeting will bring together leading upper GI oncologists from the UK, Europe and the US to look at the optimal non-surgical management of oesophageal cancer, to include lectures and case discussions with interactive audience voting. 

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Friday 9 February

Time Speaker
10:00Welcome and introductionDr Tom Crosby, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff
10:05The role of chemoradiotherapy for oesophageal cancer in the UKDr Somnath Mukherjee, University of Oxford
10:35Delivering precision radiotherapy for oesophageal cancer – current practice Dr Ganesh Radhakrishna, Christie Hospital, Manchester
11:05Tackling outlining variation – training, peer review and RTTQADr Sarah Gwynne, South West Wales Cancer Centre, Swansea
11:55The argument for dose escalation of oesophageal cancerProfessor Maria Hawkins, University of Oxford
12:25Stratified Drug Radiotherapy Combinations in Oesophageal Cancer 

Dr Richard Turkington, Queen’s University, Belfast and Dr Paul Shaw, Velindre Cancer Centre

13:45Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. Delayed surgery, no surgery at all – do we need yet another study? Dr Maartens Hulschof, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
14:15A US perspective on the role of chemoradiation in oesophago-gastric cancerDr Karyn Goodman, University of Colorado, Denver, USA

Case discussions with expert panel

Dr Sarah Gwynne, South West Wales Cancer Centre and Dr Martin Rolles.

Dr Karyn Goodman
Dr Tom Crosby
Dr Maartens Hulschof 
with audience voting 

16:40Final remarks and meeting close


Contact us

For any queries relating to this event please contact

Professional Learning and Development
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields

email: conf@rcr.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7406 5942


Registration fees:

Consutltant member:                                       £204
Consultant non-member:                                 £252
Trainee member:                                              £140
Trainee non-member:                                       £184
Retired member:                                              £140
Allied healthcare professionials and nuurses:  £140
Lay members, medical students and patients: £140
Industry:                                                            £275


Online booking, using a credit or debit card, is available to members and Fellows.
If you are not a member or Fellow, please print the Registration Form, complete and return with payment by post to:
The Conference Office, The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JW.

Book online


Upper GI registration form


Venue information

Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Mill Lane
CF10 1EZ
United Kingdom


Delegates wishing to cancel or transfer a place on a meeting:

  • On or before Thursday 28 December 2017: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £15 administration fee
  • Between Friday 29 December 2017 and Thursday 25 January 2018: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £25 administration fee
  • On or after Friday 26 January 2018: No transfer or refund permitted