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Management of Radiation Induced Gastrointestinal Toxicity

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Catherine McAuley Research Centre

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Eccles Street

D07 AX57 Dublin

Ireland

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Multidisciplinary meeting focussed on the management of GI related radiation toxicity aimed at all health care professionals careing for patients who have received pelvic radiotherapy - Gastroenterologists, Radiation Oncologists, Gynaecological Oncologists, Colorectal surgeons, Urologists, Dieticians, Physiotherapists, Nurse Specialists

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9.30 Dr Brian O'Neill, Consultant Radiation Oncologist, St Lukes Radiation Oncology Network, Dublin,

"Reducing toxicity of radiotherapy"

10:00 Dr Jervoise Andreyev, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Lincoln County Hospital

"Overview of radiation induced toxicity and its management"

10.45 Discussion

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.00 Dr Tony Tham, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Ulster Hospital, Belfast

"Strategic Approach to Pelvic Radiation Disease - a Northern Ireland Perspective"

11.30 Dr Clare Shaw, Consultant Dietitian, Royal Marsden Hospital

"The effectiveness of dietary Interventions in the management of pelvic radiation disease"

12.00 Ms Helen Ludlow, Gastrointestinal Clinical Nurse Specialist at Cardiff & Vale University

Health Board.

"The role of the specialist nurse in the management of pelvic radiation disease"

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00 Patient perspective 2 patients, 1 male and 1 female will present on their experience

14.30-16.00 Management of clinical scenarios - case based discussion of current evidence

Chair - Dr Jervoise Andreyev

Panel : Dr Tony Tham, Dr Clare Shaw, Ms Helen Ludlow, Dr Jan Leyden

14.30:14:50 Assessment and management of rectal bleeding

14:50-15:10 Food intolerances after radiotherapy - are they real?

15:10-15:30 Role of probiotics and supplements

15:30-15:50 Management of urgency and faecal incontinence

15:40-16:10 Assessment and management of steatorrhoea


16.15-16.45 Round table discussion towards development of a national strategy

16:45: Close of Meeting


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Catherine McAuley Research Centre

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Eccles Street

D07 AX57 Dublin

Ireland

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