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2017 Annual Meeting

October 20-21
Orlando, FL

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Click on the button above, if you have renewed your membership dues for 2017. You will be prompted to sign with your Email/Username and Member ID provided in your confirmation email.

Click the button above, if you have not paid your 2017 membership dues. If you would like to renew or became a CGA member you will also have this option.

Conference Hotel - Hyatt Regency Orlando Completely Sold Out

Location

Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

Overflow Hotel Information

Hyatt Place Orlando Universal Orlando

Overflow Hotel Location

5895 Caravan Court
Orlando, FL 32819

Hotel Overflow Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Place Orlando Universal from October 18-22 for the 2017 CGA Annual Meeting attendees at a discounted rate of $139.00 plus tax and fees. The discounted hotel rate is available through Friday, September 29. After September 29, rooms are subject to availability and prevailing rates.

To book your room, please visit the CGA Annual Meeting dedicated website by clicking here. You can also book your room by calling the hotel directly at 1-888-638-0505 and reference the CGA group rate when booking your room.

Sponsorships

For information on sponsorship opportunities or exhibiting at the conference please email us by clicking here.

Call for Abstracts Closed!
Deadline Friday, July 21, 2017

Click here to review the list of Podium and Poster Presentations.


2017 Annual Meeting

The 2017 CGA Annual Meeting is being held October 20-21 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. The meeting will follow the America College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course - World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) being held October 13-18, 2017 and The American Society of Human Genetics being held October 17-21, 2017 in Orlando, FL. The Annual Meeting is designed to keep clinicians and scientists up-to-date on new developments in hereditary colorectal cancer research, including implications in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with the hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes. The 21st Annual Meeting of CGA will present supportive information and updates on hereditary colorectal cancer research for clinicians. The meeting will be directed to colorectal surgeons, medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, researchers, geneticists, nurses, colorectal cancer registry coordinators, genetic counselors, psychologists and other health care professionals involved in the care of individuals with hereditary colorectal cancer. Complete registration will be available in the next upcoming week. For a tentative agenda, click here.

Who Should Attend
The 2017 CGA Annual Meeting will be directed to all caregivers and researchers interested in hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes, including colorectal surgeons, medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, geneticists, nurses, colorectal cancer registry coordinators, genetic counselors, psychologists and other professionals involved in the care of individuals with hereditary colorectal cancer.

Objectives

  • Summarize recent research on the basic biology of colorectal cancer pathogenesis, including new findings on modifiers of the hereditary phenotypes, and describe potential implications for clinical practice
  • Implement new approaches to screening and preventing colorectal cancers, highlighting the evidence-base for new diagnostics, devices, and pharmaceuticals
  • Describe the impact of newly discovered genes and the use of recently introduced gene panels to diagnose and manage hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes
  • Institute use of clinical and genetic modifiers of the hereditary cancer risk in clinical practice
  • List the surgical approaches to hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes for both treatment and prophylaxis and describe patient factors that guide surgical decision-making
  • Define the changing care models for diagnosis and management of various hereditary cancer syndromes

Credit Designation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and The Collaborative Group of the Americas in Inherited Colorectal Cancer. RMCHCS is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

RMCHCS designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration Rates

Before September 28, 2017 After September 28, 2017
CGA-ICC Member Non CGA-ICC Member CGA-ICC Member Non CGA-ICC Member
MD / DO / PhD $450 $625 $500 $675
Industry Representative $455 $630 $505 $680
Counselor, Nurse Coordinator $350 $400 $400 $450
Student/Trainee* $250 $300 $300 $350
*Letter from program director is required to receive the discounted fee. If letter is not received two weeks prior to the activity, the full physician fee will be charged.