GP Education Dinner Event: Common Breast Symptoms and Colorectal Cancer

General practitioners (GPs) play a vital role in determining a patient’s risk of cancer, encouraging screening, providing education and providing prompt referrals to specialists when appropriate.

28 Jun 2023

Clinician using equipment in theatre at St John of God Bendigo Hospital

In this session, our specialist breast surgeon Dr Neshanth Easwaralingam and colorectal surgeon Dr Ewan MacDermid, will discuss the two most common cancers, breast and colorectal and the advances in treatment options. The presentation will include case study discussion, how to determine the most appropriate screening process in accordance with patient risk, current management practices and referral pathways.


Common Breast Symptoms

  • Assessment and Management of Common Breast Symptoms

Colorectal Cancer

  • Updates on Screening, Surgery and Adjuvant Therapy


Learning Outcomes

  • Manage the different breast complaints.
  • Determine the ‘red flag’ symptoms and when to refer breast lesions.
  • Recommend appropriate biopsies and using modern imaging modalities.
  • Define modern breast cancer management & oncoplastic breast surgery.
  • Assess epidemiological changes in colorectal cancer presentation.
  • Identify evolution of treatment paradigms in colorectal cancer.
  • Outline the approach for colorectal cancer follow up management.


Date: Wednesday 28 June 2023

Time: 6.00pm - Registrations

6.15pm to 8.00pm - Dinner and presentations

Venue: Hawkesbury District Health Service Education Room, Level 1, 2 Day Street, Windsor NSW 2756

CPD Points

1.5 Hours - Educational Activity


Registration is essential. 

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