Understanding Genomics & Lynch syndrome in the colorectal MDT

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Programme Towards Zero Deaths from Bowel Cancer in Wales
Partners NHS Wales Cancer Network

Project Lead(s)

Mr Martyn Evans

Mr Martyn Evans

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon, Swansea Bay University Health Board


Aimed at all members of the colorectal MDT, these workshops will provide expert information on Lynch Syndrome, from understanding the role of genomics and genomic testing through to initial and longer-term management. They will cover the latest in best practice in Lynch Syndrome diagnosis and management for everyone involved in bowel cancer care.

Hosted by the NHS Wales Cancer Network in collaboration with Moondance Cancer Initiative, the workshops will be chaired by Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Bowel Cancer Initiative clinical lead Mr Martyn Evans.

The workshop will address core elements of the diagnostic pathway and their implications for the patient and their family. Talks and interactive sessions will be delivered by eminent speakers who lead on the Lynch Syndrome Quality Improvement Project in England, including Consultant Colorectal Surgeons Frank McDermott and Sue Clark, Consultant Gastroenterologist Kevin Monahan, and National Lead Nurse for the work Laura Monje-Garcia.

South Wales Workshop - 12th April 2024 @ ICC Newport. Register your place here.

You can view the full agenda below:

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