3D Tissue Models
15th Annual Meeting Collaborative Group of the Americas, on Inherited Colorectal Cancer (CGA-ICC)
Delta Centre-Ville on University
777 Rue University Montreal, Quebec
Montreal, Quebec
    *  Summarize the molecular genetics and epigenetics of inherited colorectal cancer syndromes and the impact of those genetics and epigenetics on the treatment of these conditions;
    * Describe emerging research in the etiology and prevention of colorectal cancer and review some of the chemoprevention treatment options for inherited colorectal cancer syndromes;
    * Summarize the newest research in the behavioral, basic science, and clinical aspects of hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes;
    * Identify and resolve difficult case management issues in the treatment of hereditary colorectal cancer;
    * Discuss the role of genetic counselors, primary care physicians, and public health initiatives to improve identification and treatment of patients and their families with hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes;
    * Summarize the endoscopic identification and medical, endoscopic, and surgical management of individuals with familial polyposis and other inherited colorectal cancer syndromes;
    * Describe the ethical implications of testing for hereditary colorectal cancers, including in the prenatal and pediatric realms, and summarize some of the current available methods for this testing.

    *  Innovations in endoscopic identification of colorectal neoplasms in hereditary CRC
    * Prenatal Diagnosis of Hereditary CRC, Pediatric Testing, and Ethical Issues
    * Impact of Epigenetics on Manifestations of Hereditary Syndromes
    * Aiding Primary Care Providers in Identifying Hereditary CRC Syndromes
    * Public Health Genomics: Is a Population Approach Best
    * Personalized Medicine: Individualizing Treatment for Hereditary CRC Patients
    * Familial Cancer Type X: Defining the Phenotype and Genotype
    * Surgical Challenges in Familial Adenomatosis Polyposis: Desmoids, Pouch Complications, and more
    * Classifying the Unclassified Variants

    *  Small working group sessions: Breakfast and lunch
    * Hot topics in basic science, behavioral medicine and clinical science
    * Jagelman Challenging Cases: How to Approach Difficult Cases
    * Breakfasts with the Experts: Small group sessions on Reflex Testing, Difficult Cases, and Genetics for Nongeneticists


Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, October 10, 2011
07:00:00 Breakfast Sessions
07:15:00 Genetics Primer for the Nongeneticist Thomas Weber, Deborah Neklason, Stephan Gruber
07:30:00 Cases with the Experts James M. Church, Carol Burke
07:45:00 How to Establish Reflex Testing at Your Institution Wade S. Samowitz
08:00:00 President’s Welcome Paul Wise
08:10:00 Epigenetics and Hereditary Risk of Cancer Stephan Gruber
08:40:00 Rationale for Drug Therapies in Genetic Risk Groups Eugene W. Gerner
09:10:00 Improving Endoscopic Identification of Colorectal Neoplasms in Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes Patrick M Lynch
09:40:00 Attitudes On Childbearing and Prenatal Testing Among Individuals with Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes Elena Stoffel
10:10:00 Refreshment Break
10:30:00 Hot Topics | Basic Science C. Richard Boland
11:00:00 Hot Topics | Clinical Science Dennis Ahnen
11:30:00 Hot Topics | Behavioral Science Louise Keogh
12:00:00 BOX LUNCH and Working Groups (Not CME Certified)
12:15:00 VUS Working Group Thomas Weber, Marc S. Greenblatt
12:30:00 Endometrial Cancer in Lynch Syndrome Working Group
12:45:00 Desmoids Working Group James M. Church
13:00:00 Abstract Podium Presentation (6)
14:30:00 JASS LECTURE | Serrated Polyposes Randall W. Burt
15:00:00 Refreshment Break
15:30:00 Jagelman Challenging Cases James M. Church
17:45:00 Poster Reception
19:00:00 DINNER | Lifetime Achievement Award Francis Giardiello
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
07:00:00 Breakfast Sessions (Not CME Certified)
07:15:00 Registry Working Group Ellen McGannon
07:30:00 Serrated Polyposis Working Group Matthew F. Kalady
07:45:00 Genetic Counseling Working Group Brandie Leach
08:00:00 Ethical Issues in Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Rebecca Pentz
08:30:00 Pediatric Testing Issues David Malkin
09:00:00 Public Health Genomics and Lynch Syndrome Universal Screening Cecelia A. Bellcross
09:30:00 Primary Care Providers and Testing
10:00:00 Refreshment Break
10:30:00 New Genetic Insights in Familial Colorectal Cancer Type X Steven Gallinger
11:00:00 Interpreting DNA Variants – Pathogenic, Nonpathogenic or Something Else (Unclassified)? Michael Woods
11:30:00 HERRERA LECTURE | Genomics-Based Personalized Healthcare: Something Old, Something New Charis Eng
12:00:00 BOX LUNCH | Business Meeting
13:00:00 Abstract Podium Presentations (6)
14:30:00 VOGELSTEIN LECTURE | Colonic Stem Cells and Colorectal Cancer Robert J COFFEY
15:00:00 Refreshment Break
15:30:00 Surgical Challenges in Familial Adenomatosis Polyposis Matthew F. Kalady
15:40:00 My Approach to Intraabdominal Desmoid Disease James M. Church
15:50:00 Laparoscopic Approach to Duodenal Disease Sricharan Chalikonda
16:00:00 Management of Rectal and Pouch Polyposis Jose Guillem
16:05:00 Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery | Management
16:10:00 Hand-Assist Techniques Paul Wise
16:20:00 Straight Laparoscopic Approach Jason Hall
16:30:00 Stapled or Hand sewn IPAA | Show Me the Data Udo Kronberg
17:00:00 Adjournment and Closing Comments Paul Wise
19:00:00 CGA Strategic Planning Meeting for 2012 Carol Burke
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