Presidents:

Lee L. Swanström (USA-France)

Jie He (China)

Michio Hongo (Japan)

 

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Session 17

 

Sunday, September 3
4:30 – 6:30 pm

Room 1

 

 

Chemotherapy and Chemo-Radiotherapy in curative treatment of esophageal cancer

Future directions – Debates

 

Chairs: Arnaud Roth (Switzerland) – Salah-Eddin Al-Batran (Germany)

Panel: William Allum (UK) – Michael Gibson (USA) – Mark Krasna (USA) –
Thomas Ruhstaller (Switzerland) – Vikash Sewram (South Africa)

 

 

  • New techniques of radiotherapy.                                                                                
    IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy) – 3D conformal radiotherapy – Brachytherapy

Debate

  • Surgery + Chemo-Radiotherapy. Salah Al Batran (Germany)

vs

Chemo-Radiotherapy before surgery. Peter C. Wu (USA)

Debate

  • Conservative curative treatment of locally advanced esophageal cancer. Michael Gibson (USA)
  • Trimodality therapy in esophageal cancer. Mark Krasna (USA)
  • Is surgery needed in patients with complete response after Radio-Chemotherapy?
    Marc Schiesser (Switzerland)
  • The French / Swiss study protocol. Thomas Ruhstaller (Switzerland)

Debate

  • Minimally invasive surgery following Radio-Chemotherapy.
  • Salvage surgery, a new concept. Luigi Bonavina (Italy)

Debate         



 

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