Shared Care for Colorectal Cancer: Workshop for General Practitioner 2019

Shared Care for Colorectal Cancer: Workshop for General Practitioner 2019

This activity focuses on shared care for patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) in primary care.

Overview of the Workshop

Despite the increased prevalence of colorectal cancer, early detection and improved effectiveness of treatment have resulted in higher rates of survival. GPs are called upon to have an increased role in, long term surveillance and care of CRC survivors.

Workshop Learning Objectives

1. To identify the prevalence of colorectal cancer (CRC) and current survival statistic
2. To describe CRC screening programs and diagnosis of CRC
3. To describe current management principles and modalities for CRC management
4. To identify the role of general practice in the care of long-term survivors of CRC including surveillance of recurrence new cancer and long-term side effects of treatment
5. To identify how to support cancer survivors to manage their lifestyle risk factors including smoking, alcohol, diet, physical activity and weight
6. To review the recording and mentoring options for shared care of cancer survivors

Presenter: Scientia Professor Mark Harris UNSW

Professor Mark Harris the Director of COMPaRE-PHC. He is foundation Professor of General Practice and Executive Director of the Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity at UNSW. He has a five year NHMRC Senior Professorial Research Fellowship 2011-2015 and was appointed Scientia Professor 2013-16. His clinical practice is as a volunteer GP with the Asylum Seekers Centre from 2000 to the present. He is a life fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice in recognition for his work for general practice on diabetes and preventive medicine including editing the RACGP “redbook”. He is a director of the board of the Inner West Sydney Medicare Local.

Presenter: Associate Professor Winston Liauw SGH

Associate Professor Winston Liauw is Director of the Cancer Services Stream for South East Sydney Local Health District. He is medical lead for the Cancer Service Line at St George Hospital. He holds a conjoint appointment with the University of NSW and is a leader in the Translational Cancer Research Ntwork and Sphere (Cancer CAG). He practises as a medical oncologist and clinical pharmacologist. His main interest is peritoneal surface malignancy (cancers that involve the peritoneum), gastroinestinal cancer and liver cancer. He is a noard member of NPS MedicineWise.

Presenter: Dr Nadine Beydoun SGH

Dr Beydoun is a Fellow of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (Faculty of Radiation Oncology). She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine from the University of New South Wales in 2004. Her interest in Oncology commenced during her years as a medical officer at Bankstown Hospital, which propelled her to complete her training in radiation oncology at the St George Hospital. Dr Beydoun is a member of the America Brachytherapy Society, the Australasian Brachytherapy Group, and The European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology. She joined Genesis Cancer Care in 2015. Her interest sites include genitourinary, breast, gastrointestinal, lung, and gynaecological malignancies.

Presenter: Professor David Goldstein UNSW

Professor David Goldstein is a medical oncologist, he has been involved in a variety of clinical research projects ranging from laboratory basic science to novel therapeutics trials to psychosocial aspects of Cancer care. He has been Principal Investigator (PI) of a number of NHMRC and Cancer Australia funded trials including both investigator initiated and as Australian PI for multinational studies. He has been an active member of two UNSW pancreatic cancer laboratory programs for a number of years and provides support to a sarcoma laboratory research program at UNSW as well.

Presenter: Dr Melvin Chin POWH

Dr Melvin Chin is a clinical academic medical oncologist – he cares for patients with lung, melanoma, gastrointestinal and other cancers and he teaches UNSW medical students in the Oncology and Palliative Care term. He was the Head of Department-Medical Oncology at the Prince of Wales Hospital from 2015-2018 overseeing the move of clinical services into the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre and the seemless collaboration with the Scientia Clinical Research. He is a member of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee and Clinical Innovations and Research Translation Committee.

Part 1 - Scientia Professor Mark Harris, UNSW


Part 2 - Associate Professor Winston Liauw, SGH

Part 3 - Dr Nadine Beydoun, SGH

Part 4 - Professor David Goldstein, UNSW

Part 5 - Scientia Professor Mark Harris

Part 6 - Dr Melvin Chin, POWH