Pelican OReCO (Optimising Rectal Cancer Outcomes) Programme

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Programme Towards Zero Deaths from Bowel Cancer in Wales
Partners Pelican Cancer Foundation

Funding awarded to the Pelican Cancer Foundation, will provide funded places for colorectal MDT members across Wales to attend the OReCO (Optimising Rectal Cancer Outcomes) programme .

Delivered in collaboration with The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, the interactive workshops will focus on management of rectal cancer and aim to:

  • Raise awareness on current optimal management of rectal cancer with a focus on surgical techniques.
  • Ensure more consistent processes across all colorectal MDTs to support individual patients’ treatment
  • Help all patients have the best treatment, at the best time in the best place

Expert panels with local involvement will discuss the patient’s pathway for optimal diagnosis and treatment of rectal cancer. The workshops form part of an Accredited National Education Programme.

South Wales Workshop - Monday 11th March 2024 @ ICC Wales, Newport

North Wales Workshop - Friday 19th July 2024 @ Quay Hotel, Conwy

If you would like to attend either workshop, please contact your Colorectal MDT lead or reach out to Jane Staff at Pelican Cancer Foundation:

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