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Recent Events

January 2016: Resources for coloproctology

This document which out lines the requirements needed to offer a comprehensive colorectal service has just been published and is available on the Association web site.  The chapter on Specialised Commisioning has been written by MAS Chapman.

24th June 2015: Digestive Diseases Federation

Mr Chapman was invited to talk on the evidence base for surgical treatments for constipation.  This was an outcome from the WP4 trial run by Professor Charles Knowles.  The working party is chaired by Mr Chapman.

12 October 2012: National Pelvic Floor Meeting

Members of NBCC were invited to participate at this meeting in Newcastle. Their data on the outcome of Sacral Nerve Stimulation and the role of outpatient follow up was presented.

4-5 October 2012: World Peritoneal Congress, Berlin

Members of NBCC attended the World Peritoneal Congress in Berlin 2012, where the world's leading surgeons discussed and debated new surgical and intraperitoneal chemotherapy treatments for advanced abdominal cancers.

8th September 2012: GP educational event

/media/events/library/event-cancerpartners.jpgTo celebrate our wonderful Olympic and Royal Jubilee year we held a garden party at Little Aston. We made use of the superb new Cancer Partners Radiotherapy building. Local GPs were invited to view the new facilities which offer state of the art radiotherapy services while enjoying a glass of champagne and canapés. This rather different way of informing GP’s was blessed with sunshine and a good turnout.

9th March 2012: Rectal Cancer controversies a study day for colorectal surgeons and senior trainees

/media/events/library/event-hollytrust.jpgThis Annual Event is sponsored by the Holly Trust, our local colorectal cancer charity. It is organised by members of NBCC and we invited local and national speakers to address the controversies of managing rectal cancer . Talks varied from minimally invasive ways to treat early cancers to heroic surgery for those with recurrent disease. About 60 surgeons and trainees attended for a very informative day.

Recent publications in learned journals by members of NBCC

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Colorectal polyps: when should we tattoo? Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques Surg Endosc (2012) 26:3264-3266

Evacuation proctography and magnetic resonance: A retrospective study December 2012 issue of Pelviperineology.

Is whole colonic imaging necessary for symptoms of change in bowel habit and/or rectal bleeding? October 2012 Colorectal Disease 14:1197


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