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April 26

Symposium 1: GEJ cancer - General Principle

Gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer has distinctive clinicopathologic characteristics and treatment strategies. This session will cover general principles and treatment modalities of GEJ cancer from various perspectives including surgeons, gastroenterologists, and oncologists.
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 10:00-11:30 Venue Room A
Chairs Wook Kim, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
Takeshi Sano, The Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.History of GEJ cancer treatment strategy
    Arnulf H. Hölscher, Agaplesion Markus Hospital, Germany
  2. 2.Endoscopic finding and results of ESD
    Ichiro Oda, Tokyo NCC, Japan
  3. 3.LN metastasis & recurrence pattern
    In Seob Lee, Ulsan University College of Medicine and Asan Medical Center, Korea
  4. 4.Upfront surgery vs. CCRTx.: from the view of oncologist compared to esophageal cancer
    Hye Sook Han, Chungbuk National University, Korea

Symposium 2: Splenic hilar LN dissection for proximal gastric cancer

Standard surgery for advanced proximal gastric carcinoma requires complete dissection of lymph nodes at the splenic hilum. However, the optimal surgical approach and therapeutic efficacy of splenic hilar lymph node dissection is still controversial. In this session, we will review recent research on the therapeutic efficacy of splenic hilar lymph node dissection and clinicopathological features associated with splenic hilar lymph node metastasis. We will also discuss the technical details of operative techniques for splenic hilar lymph node dissection.
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 10:00-11:30 Venue Room B
Chairs Byung-sik Kim, University of Ulsan, Korea
Ichiro Uyama, Fujita Health University, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.Lesson from the JCOG 0110 (Therapeutic efficacy of hilar lymph node)
    Hitoshi Katai, National cancer center Japan, Japan
  2. 2.Clinical impact of hilar lymph node metastasis (Eastern view)
    Oh Jeong, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Korea
  3. 3.Clinical impact of hilar lymph node metastasis (Western view)
    Stefan Moenig, Geneva University Hospitals, Germany
  4. 4.Spleen preserving vs. splenectomy for splenic hilar LN dissection
    Oh Kyoung Kwon, Kyungpook National University Medical Center, Korea

JS Min Memorial lecture

Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 11:40-12:10 Venue Room A
Chairs Moon-Soo Lee, Soonchunhyang University, Korea
Speaker Systemic treatment of advanced gastric cancer
Yung-Jue Bang, Seoul National University, Korea

Luncheon Symposia

Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 12:10-13:10 Venue TBD
Chairs TBD
Speaker TBD
TBD

Meet the professor 1

Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 12:10-13:10 Venue Room E
Speaker Simon Law, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Meet the professor 2

Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 12:10-13:10 Venue Room E
Speaker TBD

Meet the professor 3

Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 12:10-13:10 Venue Room E
Speaker Keun Won Ryu, National Cancer Center, Korea

Symposium 3: GEJ cancer (Surgical treatment)

TBD
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 13:10-14:40 Venue Room A
Chairs Jae-moon Bae, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
Hitoshi Katai, National cancer center Japan, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.Open GEJ cancer surgery
    Jiafu Ji, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, China
  2. 2.Laparoscopic GEJ cancer surgery
    Jin Jo Kim, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  3. 3.Minimally invasive experience for GEJ cancer
    Simon Law, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  4. 4.Recent results of multicenter trial for advanced EGJ cancer
    Hiroya Takeuchi, Hamamatsu University, Japan

Symposium 4: Gastric cancer related GERD

KINGCA covers benign gastrointestinal diseases. This session will focus on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) related with upper gastrointestinal malignancy and gastrectomy. The relationship between GERD and esopahgeal cancer will be presented. In addition, GERD after various types of gastrectomy and reflux-preventive methods will be discussed.
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 13:10-14:40 Venue Room B
Chairs Yoon-seok Heo, Inha University, Korea
Jimmy So, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Speakers
  1. 1.GERD in postgastrectomy patients
    Hyun Dong Chae, Daegu Catholic University Medicatl Center, Korea
  2. 2.GERD, Barrett esophagus, and risk for esophageal cancer
    TBD
  3. 3.Preventive antireflux procedure after UGI surgery
    Joong-Min Park, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Korea
  4. 4.GERD after proximal gastrectomy: How to prevent it?
    Masaki Nakamura, Wakayama Medical University School of Medicine, Japan

Video Symposium 1: Reduced port surgery

Reduced port surgery is one of the most significant surgical methods in gastric cancer treatment. In this session, surgical tips and benefits or pitfalls of various kinds of methods using 1, 2, and 3 ports will be presented as well as robotic reduced port surgery.
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 15:00-16:30 Venue Room A
Chairs Junho Lee, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
Eishi Nagai, Kyushu University, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.2-port Surgery - Advantages & Tip
    Chikara Kunisaki, Yokohama City University, Japan
  2. 2.3-port Surgery - Advantages & Tip
    Han Hong Lee, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  3. 3.1-port Surgery - Advantages & Tip
    Chang Min Lee, Korea University, Korea
  4. 4.Robotic Reduced Port Surgery - Advantages & Tip
    Hyoung-Il Kim, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

Education Session (SHARE the BEST! Session) 1: Basic for gastric cancer treatment

The slogan of KINGCA 2018 is “SHARE the BEST!” In KINGCA 2018, we have prepared special education sessions for all participants, especially for young doctors. In this session, world-famous Korean surgeons, gastroenterologists, pathologists and oncologists will review basic principles for gastric cancer from etiology to treatment principles.
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 13:10-14:40 Venue Room D
Chairs Seung-Man Park, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
Jae Gyu Kim, Chung-Ang University, Korea
Speakers
  1. 1.Pathologic classification of Gastric cancer
    Hye Seung Lee, Seoul National University, Korea
  2. 2.Endoscopic and EUS findings for gastric cancer
    Jun Haeng Lee, Sungkyunkwan University Samsung Medical Center, Korea
  3. 3.Initial considerations for radiologic evaluation in gastric cancer
    Se Hyung Kim, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
  4. 4.Surgeons' perspective for pre-operative preparation gastric cancer treatment
    Jeong-Hwan Yook, University of Ulsan, Korea

Symposium 5: Peritoneal carcinomatosis in gastric cancer

Peritoneal carcinomatosisis is the most prevalent and gravest form of metastatic gastric cancer with poor prognostic factors which don’t respond to conventional systemic chemotherapy. Therefore, multi-modal treatments including surgery, intraperitoneal and systemic chemotherapy are needed. Also, further therapeutic forms such as PIPAC for IP chemotherapy could be more promising strategies for this dismal disease.
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 15:00-16:30 Venue Room B
Chairs Wansik YU, Kyungpook National University, Korea
Jiafu Ji, Peking University Cancer Hospital, China
Speakers
  1. 1.Pathogenesis and diagnosis of peritoneal carcinomatosis in gastric cancer
    Sung-Ho Jin, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Korea
  2. 2.IP & systeminc Taxol for peritoneal carcinomatosis in gastric cancer
    Hironori Ishigami, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  3. 3.HIPEC & cytoreductive surgery for peritoneal carcinomatosis in gastric cancer
    Ye Seob Jee, Dankook university Hospital, Korea
  4. 4.Future perspective for peritoneal carcinomatosis in gastric cancer: PIPAC
    Marc-André Reymond, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Education Session (SHARE the BEST! Session) 2: Standard treatment techniques in gastric cancer 1

The slogan of KINGCA 2018 is “SHARE the BEST!” In KINGCA 2018, we have prepared special education sessions for all participants, especially for young doctors. In this session, world-famous Korean surgeons, gastroenterologists, pathologists and oncologists will review basic principles for gastric cancer from etiology to treatment principles.
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 15:00-16:30 Venue Room D
Chairs Soo-sang Sohn, Keimyung University, Korea
Joo-young Cho, CHA University, Korea
Speakers
  1. 1.Standard endoscopic treatment for gastric cancer
    Hwoon-Yong Jung, University of Ulsan, Korea
  2. 2.Standard method for lymph node dissection overall concept
    Han-Kwang Yang, Seoul National University, Korea
  3. 3.Standard lymph node dissection for open Distal gastrectomy
    Cho Hyun Park, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  4. 4.Standard lymph node dissection for open Total gastrectomy
    Sung Hoon Noh, Yonsei Cancer Center, Korea

Symposium 6: (KLASS1) Extended scope of laparoscopic surgery for far advanced status

TBD
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 16:30-18:00 Venue Room B
Chairs Sang-Uk Han, Ajou University, Korea
Hiroya Takeuchi, Hamamatsu University, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.Laparoscopic gastrectomy for serosa-positive cancer
    Yihong Sun, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
  2. 2.Staging & diagnostic laparoscopy for gastric cancer
    Kyo young Song, The Catholic University College of Medicine, Korea
  3. 3.Laparoscopic surgery following neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Ichiro Uyama, Fujita Health University, Japan
  4. 4.IP chemotherapy combined with laparoscopic surgery
    Jong-Han Kim, Korea University, Korea

Asian collaboration session

Collaborative studies and needs for collaboration in Asian countries
Date & Time April 26 (Thu), 16:30-18:00 Venue Room A
Chairs Young Jae Mok, Korea University, Korea
Simon Law, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Speakers
  1. 1.Experience of EXPEL study – way of collaboration
    Jimmy So, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  2. 2.Experience of CONVO-GC1 and NEXT
    TBD
  3. 3.Gastric cancer research in India and need for collaboration
    S.m. Chandramohan, Madras Medical College, India
  4. 4.The needs and way of future collaboration in Mongolia
    Enkh-Amgalan. TS, United Family Intermed Hospital, Mongolia

April 27

Symposium 7: Sentinel Lymph node & limited resection

Sentinel node navigation surgery is one of the hottest trends in gastric cancer treatment. Not only finding sentinel nodes but also preserving the stomach is an important issue. Short term outcomes of recent sentinel node navigation surgery trials and a video will be presented as well as how to perform full thickness gastric resection to prevent the spread of cancer cells into the abdominal cavity.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 09:00-10:30 Venue Room B
Chairs Young-joon Lee, Gyeongsang National University, Korea
Masanori Terashima, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.Recent short term result of SENORITTA
    Keun Won Ryu, National Cancer Center, Korea, Korea
  2. 2.Optimal procedure for detection and dissection of sentinel Basin
    Jae Seok Min, Dongnam Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences, Korea
  3. 3.Technique for full layer resection (Inversion Technique)
    Chan Gyoo Kim, National Cancer Center, Korea
  4. 4.Technique for full layer resection (Eversion Technique)
    Toshio Uraoka, National Hospital, Japan

Symposium 8: Gastric Cancer Genomics by NGS analysis

With the recent advances in NGS technologies, molecular classification has become increasingly important and cancer genetics have been applied to precision medicine in gastric cancer. This session will include translational research, molecular diagnosis, and therapeutic approach of gastric cancer genetics, with a special focus on NGS technologies.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 09:00-10:30 Venue Room C
Chairs Kyoung-mee Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
Masakazu Yashiro, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.Molecular classification and clinicopathologic significance by TCGA
    Ju Seog Lee, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  2. 2.Circulating DNA for cancer diagnosis and monitoring
    K.C. Allen Chan, Chinese university of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  3. 3.Cancer panel NGS of tissue specimen for precision medicine
    Jeong Mo Bae, Seoul National University, Korea
  4. 4.Gastric cancer genomics and clinical application
    Hyosong Kim, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

Education Session (SHARE the BEST! Session) 3: Standard treatment techniques in gastric cancer 2

The slogan of KINGCA 2018 is “SHARE the BEST!” In KINGCA 2018, we have prepared special education sessions for all participants, especially for young doctors. In this session, world-famous Korean surgeons, gastroenterologists, pathologists and oncologists will review basic principles for gastric cancer from etiology to treatment principles.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 09:00-10:30 Venue Room D
Chairs Yong-kwan Cho, Ajou University, Korea
Kyong-choun Chi, Chung-Ang University, Korea
Speakers
  1. 1.Standard lymph node dissection for Lap. Distal gastrectomy
    Hyung-Ho Kim, Seoul National University, Korea
  2. 2.Standard lymph node dissection for Lap. Total gastrectomy
    Young-Kyu Park, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Korea
  3. 3.Decision for resection extent and various anastomosis in gastric cancer
    Tae Sung Sohn, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
  4. 4.Overview of post-gastrectomy complications
    Chan-Young Kim, Chonbuk National University, Korea

Korean-German gastric cancer session

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Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 10:50-12:20 Venue Room A
Chairs Han-Kwang Yang, Seoul National University, Korea
Arnulf H. Hölscher, Agaplesion Markus Hospital, Germany
Speakers
  1. 1.Radiologic Diagnosis & Interventional Management of Postop. Complications of gastric cancer patient
    Soo Jin Kim, National Cancer Center, Korea
  2. 2.Endoscopic management of GI complications
    Dan Chon, University Hospital Cologne, Germany
  3. 3.TBD
    Seong Yeoob Ryu, Chonnam National University, Korea
  4. 4.Critical appraisal of multivisceral surgery for gastric cancer
    Ines Gockel, University Hospital Leipzig, Germany

Symposium 9: ESD over a decade, long-term results and uprising issues

ESD for early gastric cancer is no longer a fancy or brand-new treatment modality with reported favorable long-term results. This session will cover uprising issues including mixed histology EGC, metachronous recurrence and so on.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 10:50-12:20 Venue Room B
Chairs Jong-inn Lee, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Korea
Yorimasa Yamamoto, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.1. ESD for mixed histology gastric cancer : more aggressive or not?
    Jie-Hyun Kim, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
  2. 2.ESD for EGC at EG junction and remnant stomach : technical tips and outcome
    Gwang Ha Kim, Pusan National University Hospital, Korea
  3. 3.Metachronous recurrence after curative ESD for early gastric cancer
    Sang Gyun Kim, Seoul National University, Korea
  4. 4.A scoring system to stratify curability after ESD for early gastric cancer
    Waku Hatta, Tohoku University, Japan

Symposium 10: Tumor immunology

Immune checkpoint inhibitors have been recently emerging as therapeutic agents for gastric cancer. These Immune-Oncologic agents can provide a new breakthrough in gastric cancer treatment. This session will be an opportunity to share the results of various clinical trials and acquire new knowledge about tumor immunology.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 10:50-12:20 Venue Room C
Chairs Jae-Ho Cheong, Yonsei University, Korea
Sook Ryun Park, University of Ulsan, Korea
Speakers
  1. 1.Development of immune check point inhibitors in Oncology
    Rui-hua Xu, Sun Yat-sen University, China
  2. 2.Updates of immune check points in GC
    Narikazu Boku, National Cancer Center Japan, Japan
  3. 3.Overcome the limitation of immune check point inhibitors
    Sun-young Rha, Yonsei Cancer Center, Korea

Education Session (SHARE the BEST! Session) 4: Management following the surgery

The slogan of KINGCA 2018 is “SHARE the BEST!” In KINGCA 2018, we have prepared special education sessions for all participants, especially for young doctors. In this session, world-famous Korean surgeons, gastroenterologists, pathologists and oncologists will review basic principles for gastric cancer from etiology to treatment principles.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 10:50-12:20 Venue Room D
Chairs Dong Heon Kim, Pusan National University, Korea
Hae-myung Jeon, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
Speakers
  1. 1.Adjuvant & neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Yung-Jue Bang, Seoul National University, Korea
  2. 2.Post-chemotherapy side effects and management
    Sang Cheul Oh, Korea University, Korea
  3. 3.Strategies to optimize post-operative nutrition in gastrectomized patients
    Seung-Wan Ryu, Keimyung University, Korea
  4. 4.Making optimal post-operative surveillance strategy after gastric cancer treatment
    Hoon Hur, Ajou University Hospital, Korea

JP Kim Memorial lecture

Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 12:20-12:50 Venue Room A
Chairs Woo-ho Kim, Seoul National University, Korea
Speaker Genomic and Epigenomic Alterations in Gastric Cancer
Patrick Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Luncheon Symposia

Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 12:50-13:50 Venue TBD
Chairs TBD
Speaker TBD
TBD

Meet the professor 4

Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 12:50-13:50 Venue Room E
Speaker Arnulf H. Hölscher, Agaplesion Markus Hospital, Germany

Meet the professor 5

Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 12:50-13:50 Venue Room E
Speaker Yasuyuki Seto, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Meet the professor 6

Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 12:50-13:50 Venue Room E
Speaker Jae-Ho Cheong, Yonsei University, Korea

Video Symposium 2: Esophagojejunostomy anastomosis

Despite great advancements in surgical techniques and devices, esophagojejunostomy has always been a troublesome issue for gastric surgeons. In this session, various types of esophagojejunostomy will be reviewed in open and laparoscopic total gastrectomy.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 13:50-15:20 Venue Room A
Chairs Gyu-seok Cho, Soonchunhyang University, Korea
Guoxin Li, Southern Medical University, China
Speakers
  1. 1.Esophagojejunostomy in open gastrectomy
    Min-Gew Choi, Samsung Medical Center, Korea
  2. 2.Intra-corporeal Laparoscopic esophagojejunostomy
    Sang-Il Lee, Chungnam National University Hospital, Korea
  3. 3.Intra-corporeal Laparoscopic esophagojejunostomy
    Zekuan Xu, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, China
  4. 4.Esophagojejunostomy strategies and techniques in various types of GEJ cancer
    Yasuyuki Seto, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan

Symposium 11: Helicobacter, other gastric microbiota, and gastric cancer

Helicobacter pylori as well as other gastric microbiota interact and play important roles in gastric carcinogenesis. This session will cover unsolved issues including helicobacter negative gastric cancer and altered gastric mcrobiota after subtotal gastrectomy.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 13:50-15:20 Venue Room B
Chairs Yong Chan Lee, Yonsei University, Korea
Joo-Ho Lee, Ewha Womans University, Korea
Speakers
  1. 1.Effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication after subtotal gastrectomy
    Il Ju Choi, National Cancer Center, Korea
  2. 2.Helicobacter pylori-negative gastric caner
    Yorimasa Yamamoto, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japan
  3. 3.Human microbiome and gastric microbiota: current concept and its application
    Sun-Young Lee, Konkuk University, Korea
  4. 4.Altered gastric microbiota after subtotal gastrectomy
    Chun-Ying Wu, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

Symposium 12: Find new modalities for gastric cancer treatments

Since being launched in 2004, the Korean Laparoendoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery Study Group (KLASS) has conducted several prospective clinical trials, named “KLASS Trials.” This session will introduce the recently designed KLASS 06, 07 trials. In addition, updates for JLSSG and CLASS-02 trials will be also presented.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 13:50-15:20 Venue Room C
Chairs Boku Narikazu, National Cancer Center Japan, Japan
Joon Mee Kim, Inha University, Korea
Speakers
  1. 1.Exosome as new targeting agents for gastric cancer
    Won Sang Park, The catholic Univ. of Korea, Korea
  2. 2.Targeting tumor microenvironment in gastric cancer treatement
    Masakazu Yashiro, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
  3. 3.Organoid-based drug screening
    Young Seok Ju, KAIST, Korea
  4. 4.Gastric cancer PDX model
    Suet Yi Leung, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Symposium 13: Gastric cancer staging updates

Since being launched in 2004, the Korean Laparoendoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery Study Group (KLASS) has conducted several prospective clinical trials, named “KLASS Trials.” This session will introduce the recently designed KLASS 06, 07 trials. In addition, updates for JLSSG and CLASS-02 trials will be also presented.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 13:50-15:20 Venue Room D
Chairs Sung-joon Kwon, Hanyang University, Korea
Ines Gockel, University Hospital Leipzig, Germany
Speakers
  1. 1.Validation of the 8th edition of the TNM staging system for Korean patients
    Sung Geun Kim, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  2. 2.Validation of the 8th edition of the TNM staging system for US patients
    Haejin In, Montefiore Medical Center, USA
  3. 3.Validation of the 8th edition of the TNM staging system for Chinese patients
    Liang Han, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Hospital, China
  4. 4.The next IGCA project for further refinement of the TNM staging system
    Takeshi Sano, The Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR, Japan

Quiz festival– Interactive voting session

Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 16:20-17:10 Venue Room A
Chairs Seung-Wan Ryu, Keimyung University, Korea
Oh Jeong, Chonnam National University, Korea

Symposium 14: (KLASS2) Laparoscopic management for various problems regarding gastrointestinal surgery

TBD
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 16:20-17:50 Venue Room B
Chairs Doo-hyun Yang, Chonbuk National University, Korea
Yihong Sun, Fudan University, China
Speakers
  1. 1.An overview of complications after laparoscopic gastrectomy and its management
    Eishi Nagai, Kyushu University, Japan
  2. 2.Postoperative leakage
    Younggil Son, Keimyung University, Korea
  3. 3.Revision of Reconstruction
    Sang-Yong Son, Ajou University Hospital, Korea
  4. 4.Complications a ssociated with postoperative adhesion
    Taeil Son, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
  5. 5.Internal hernia : Trans-mesocolic hernia
    Ji-Ho Park, Gyeongsang National University, Korea

Symposium 15: Perioperative chemotherapy

Perioperative chemotherapy is expected to increase the effectiveness of adjuvant chemotherapy. This session will summarize existing results and participants will discuss the possibility of perioperative chemotherapy for gastric cancer treatment.
Date & Time April 27 (Fri), 16:20-17:50 Venue Room C
Chairs Yeul-hong Kim, Korea University, Korea
Rui-hua Xu, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Speakers
  1. 1.Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Min-Hee Ryu, University of Ulsan, Korea
  2. 2.Update of Adjuvant chemotherapy
    Dae Young Zang, Hallym University, Korea
  3. 3.Palliative chemotherapy for metastatic resection
    Hyun Woo Lee, Ajou University Hospital, Korea
  4. 4.Clinical trials for metastatic gastric cancer
    Kohei Shitara, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Japan

April 28

Symposium 16: Image guided surgery

Fluorescent images are a robust and cost-effective methodology of image-guided surgery. Various applications of non-specific fluorescent fluorophores, ICG and 5-ALA, as well as the possibility of cancer-specific fluorescent surgical imaging in gastric cancer surgery will be discussed in this session.
Date & Time April 28 (Sat), 08:40-10:10 Venue Room A
Chairs Hyung-min Chin, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
Hiroyuki Konno, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.ICG lymphography guided lymph node dissection
    Yoo Min Kim, CHA University, Korea
  2. 2.NIR image-guided gastric surgery
    Hyuk-Joon Lee, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
  3. 3.VEGF-specific cancer imaging
    Wouter Nagengast, University of Groningen, Netherlands
  4. 4.Photodynamic diagnosis of gastric cancer metastasis using 5-aminolevulinic acid
    Kentaro Kishi, Osaka Police Hospital, Japan

Symposium 17: Clinical trial

This session will present a recent update for surgical clinical trials in gastric cancer. Korean, Japanese, and Chinese AGC laparoscopic clinical trials are included. In addition, recent a European clinical trial will be presented.
Date & Time April 28 (Sat), 08:40-10:10 Venue Room B
Chairs Sung-Soo Park, Korea University, Korea
S.m. Chandramohan, Madras Medical College, India
Speakers
  1. 1.KLASS-02
    Sang-Uk Han, Ajou University Hospital, Korea
  2. 2.CLASS-01 UPDATE data of primary endpoint(3yr DFS)
    Guoxin Li, Southern Medical Univ., China
  3. 3.JCOG update
    Masanori Terashima, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Japan
  4. 4.LOGICA Trial
    Richard van Hillegersberg, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands

Symposium 18: How to establish robotic surgery

To improve surgical quality and outcomes of patients, innovation of new surgical devices and techniques are important. This session will highlight robotic techniques to improve the quality of gastric cancer surgery focusing on lymph node dissection. Topics also include the establishment of robotic surgery platforms for the surgeons who want to implement robotic surgery for gastric cancer.
Date & Time April 28 (Sat), 10:30-12:00 Venue Room A
Chairs Byoung-jo Suh, Inje University, Korea
Yasuyuki Seto, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Speakers
  1. 1.How to establish robotic surgery platform
    Kazutaka Obama, Kyoto University, Japan
  2. 2.Infrapancreatic lymph node dissection
    Young-Woo Kim, National Cancer Center, Korea
  3. 3.Suprapancreatic lymph node dissection
    Yanghee Woo, City of Hope NCC, USA
  4. 4.Lymph node dissection in Robotic total gastrectomy
    Takahiro Kinoshita, National Cancer Center Hospital East, China

Video Symposium 3: Video with post-gastrectomy complication and its management

Postgastrectomy complications are always critical issues. We can learn how to solve specific problems by reviewing others’ experiences. This session will feature valuable videos for managing various types of post-gastrectomy complications.
Date & Time April 28 (Sat), 10:30-12:00 Venue Room B
Chairs Dong-woo Shin, Hallym University, Korea
Richard van Hillegersberg, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
Speakers
  1. 1.Endoscopic management for post-gastrectomy complication
    Jun Chul Park, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
  2. 2.Intra-operative event and management
    Min-Chan Kim, Dong-A University, Korea
  3. 3.Interventional management for post-gastrectomy complication
    Ji Hoon Shin, University of Ulsan, Korea
  4. 4.Laparoscopic approach for various post-gastrectomy complication
    Dong Jin Kim, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea

Presidential lecture

Date & Time April 28 (Sat), 12:20-12:50 Venue Room A
Chairs Seung-ho Choi, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
Speakers The Gastric Cancer Journey
Sung Kim, Samsung Medical Center, Korea