News & events

SOuRCe presented aspects of our current work at the following meetings or conferences

  1. Solomon MJ. Our experiences at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Sacro-Pelvic Tumor Study Group Meeting, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 31May – 1 June 2018
  2. Brown K, Solomon M, Young J, Seco M, Bannon P. Addressing the ethical grey zone in surgery: a framework for identification and safe introduction of novel surgical techniques and procedures. RACS 87th Annual Scientific Congress with the America College of Surgeons and ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting. Sydney 7-11 May 2018 [Poster]
  3. Kanakaratne S, Austin K, Solomon MJ. Tailoring the surgical flap for complex high anal fistula repair: an analysis of long-term outcomes. RACS 87th Annual Scientific Congress with the America College of Surgeons and ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting. Sydney 7-11 May 2018 [Poster]
  4. Morris PD, Kitzing YX, Crawford M, Strasser SI, McCaughan GW, Sandroussi C. Predicting survivial post-liver transplantation for HCC. An intention to treat analysis using radiographic selection criteria, mRECIST and serum alpha-fetoprotein. RACS 87th Annual Scientific Congress with the America College of Surgeons and ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting. Sydney 7-11 May 2018 [Poster]
  5. Solomon MJ. Beyond TME: rectal cancer surgery [Masterclass]. RACS 87th Annual Scientific Congress with the America College of Surgeons and ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting. Sydney 7-11 May 2018
  6. Solomon MJ. The pelvic floor and bone. RACS 87th Annual Scientific Congress with the America College of Surgeons and ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting. Sydney 7-11 May 2018
  7. Solomon MJ. Our experiences at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Sacro-Pelvic Tumor Study Group Meeting, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 31May – 1 June 2018
  8. Solomon MJ. Prof Abu Rhaff Lectureship: Survivorship of advanced colorectal cancer: is it worth it? 9th NUHS Colorectal Week & 3rd NUH Singapore Colorectal Cancer Symposium (SCCS), 6 - 9 June 2018
  9. Solomon MJ. Latest evidence on Lateral pelvic Lymph Node dissection and resection. 9th NUHS Colorectal Week & 3rd NUH Singapore Colorectal Cancer Symposium (SCCS), 6 - 9 June 2018
  10. Venchiarutti R, Palme C, Clark J, Solomon M, Young J. Pathways to diagnosis and treatment of patients with head and neck cancer in NSW. Sydney Catalyst Post Graduate and Early Careers Symposium, 2nd May 2018, Sydney, Australia [Virtual Poster]
  11. Young JM, Solomon M, Steffens D, Koh C. Long-term consequences of exenterative surgery for people with pelvic cancer. 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium, Florida. 16-17 February 2018 [Poster presentation]
  12. Young J, Venchiarutti R, Durcinoska I, Steffens D. Measuring the experience of cancer care coordination among Chinese- and Arabic-speaking people in Sydney, Australia: adaptation and pilot testing of the CCCQ-P questionnaire. 1st World Congress on migration, ethnicity, race and health. 17-19 May 2018 [e-poster] Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 8EE
  13. Ahmadi N, Quinn M, Tang S, Lee PJ, Austin K, Solomon M. Is Chemoradiotherapy Alone Enough in Advanced Rectal Malignancy with Positive Extra-mesorectal Lateral Lymph Nodes? American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  14. Beckenkamp P, Steffens D, Hancock M, Solomon M, Young J. Effectiveness of pre-operative exercise in patients with cancer: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Momentum 2017 Physiotherapy Conference. International Convention Centre, Sydney 19-21 October [Oral presentation].
  15. Chen M, Austin K, Solomon M. Pelvic Exenteration in Patients with Resectable Visceral Metastatic Disease. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  16. Durcinoska I, Young J, Chung K, Solomon M. Social network structure and healthcare coordination: an egocentric perspective. The 3rd European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN), Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. 26-29 September 2017.
  17. Firouzbakht A, McCarthy ASE, Steffens D, Koh CE, Young JM. Functional outcomes following sacrectomy: a systematic review. [Poster Presentation] MD Research Symposium, University of Sydney. 27-28 September 2017
  18. Koh CE, Brown KG, Solomon M, Lee Peter, Byrne CM, Austin K. The evolution of pelvic exenteration surgery for advanced and recurrent pelvic malignancy. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 86th Annual Scientific Congress, Adelaide, Australia, 8–12 May 2017 [Podium presentation]
  19. Liu H, Lim J, Koh C, Johnstone C, Solomon M. Management review of pain in pelvic exenteration patients. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  20. McCarthy A, Koh C, Young J, Steffens D, Firouzbakht A, Solomon M. Functional outcomes following sacrectomy. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  21. McCarthy A, Firouzbakht A, Koh C, Young JM, Steffens D , Jackson S, Solomon M. Functional outcomes following sacrectomy [Oral Presentation] MD Research Symposium, University of Sydney. 27-28 September 2017
  22. Solomon MJ. Rectal prolapse; and Management of rectovaginal fistulae. Sydney South Pelvic Floor Meeting 2017: Pelvic floor dysfunction, St George Hospital, Sydney 17 – 19 February, 2017
  23. Solomon MJ. Significance of neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced low rectal cancer. 117th Annual Congress of the Japan Surgical Society. 27 - 29 April 2017, Tokyo, Japan.
  24. Solomon MJ. PROFESSOR ABU RAUFF LECTURESHIP. Surviving recurrent and advanced colorectal cancer: is it worth it? National University Hospital Singapore, 2nd Colorectal Cancer Symposium 25 - 27th May 2017
  25. Solomon MJ. The evolution of Pelvic Exenteration at RPAH 1994–2017: 630 cases. 2017 Visiting Professor, Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital. 2 November 2017
  26. Solomon MJ. Cancer salvage surgery and quality of life. The 6th Annual Australasian Symposium of Perioperative Medicine.The Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group in association with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. 2-4 November 2017, Novotel Manly Pacific.
  27. Solomon MJ, Ahmed L. Multi-discipline panel case discussion around complex patients. The 6th Annual Australasian Symposium of Perioperative Medicine. The Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group in association with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. 2-4 November 2017, Novotel Manly Pacific.
  28. Solomon MJ.Innovation in cancer surgery. Third Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Research Symposium. 10 November 2017, The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Education Centre. Sydney.
  29. Steffens D; Beckenkamp P; Hancock M; Solomon MJ, Young J. Pre-operative exercise in patients with cancer: a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Poster Presentation] Sydney Catalyst International Translational Cancer Research Symposium. 8 August 2017. Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney.
  30. Tang SR, Austin K, Mazlam L, Denost Q, Solomon M, Lee PJ. Management of Malignant Inguinal Lymphadenopathy in Locally Advanced Primary and Recurrent Rectal Cancer. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  31. Venchiarutti R, Steffens D, Alchin A, Vuong K, Roberts R, Byrne P, Koh C, Young J, Solomon M. Long-term survival and quality of life following pelvic exenteration: Results of a large prospective cohort study. 3rd Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Research Symposium, 10th November 2017, Sydney, Australia [Poster]
  32. Vuong K, Alchin L, Steffens D, Roberts R, Koh C, Young J, Solomon M. Does major cancer surgery change a patient’s recollection of pre-op quality of life scores? An observational study. 3rd Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Research Symposium, 10th November 2017, Sydney [Poster]
  33. Zhu K, Lee PJ, Austin K, Solomon MJ. Tumours of the Ischiorectal Fossa – A Single Institution Experience. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  34. Young J, Durcinoska I, Maneck B, Steffens D. Cross-cultural adaptation of `Cancer care coordination questionnaire for patients’ (CCCP-P) for Chinese- and Arabic-speaking people. Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) 44th Annual Scientific Meeting. 13-15 November 2017 Convention Centre Sydney.

Upcoming presentations

Shah S, Foley BC, Shrewsbury VA, Hardy L, Venchiarutti R, Flood V. Secondary school students advocating for healthier food and physical activity environments. Accepted as part of symposia entitled ‘Beyond School Walls: Students as change agents for health behaviours of peers, family, and the community’. International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 17th Annual Meeting, 3rd-6th June 2018, Hong Kong [Poster]

Venchiarutti R, Clark J, Palme CE, Solomon M, Young J. Pathways to treatment of oropharynx, oral cavity and cutaneous SCC. ANZHNCS Annual Scientific Meeting, 26th-28th July 2018, Melbourne, Australia [Poster]

Solomon MJ. Pelvic Exenteration: Tips and Tricks. European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP), France 26 – 28 September 2018

Venchiarutti R, Clark J, Palme CE, Solomon M, Young J. Pathways to treatment of oropharynx, oral cavity and cutaneous SCC. World Cancer Congress, 1st-4th October 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia [Poster]