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EURECCA ColoRectal Cancer

EURECCA ColoRectal Cancer
(EURECCA CRC)

Chairman: Cornelis van de Velde

Chair Surgery: Pawel Mroczkowski
Chair Radiotherapy: Vincenzo Valentini
Chair National audits: Lars PåhlmanChair(s) Medical Oncology: Andres Cervantes, Eric Van Cutsem
Chair Pathology: Han van Krieken
Chair Radiology: Regina/Gina/Lennart

Managing staff in Leiden:
Petra Boelens, surgeon
Anne Breugom, PhD
Esther Bastiaannet, epidemiologist


PUBLICATIONS EURECCA CRC

Valentini V, Glimelius B, Minsky BD, Van Cutsem E, Bartelink H, Beets-Tan RG, Gerard JP, Kosmidis P, Pahlman L, Picciocchi A, Quirke P, Tepper J, Tonato M, Van de Velde CJ, Cellini N, Latini P.Radiother Oncol. 2005 Sep;76(3):241-50. The multidisciplinary rectal cancer treatment: main convergences, controversial aspects and investigational areas which support the need for an European Consensus.

Valentini V, Aristei C, Glimelius B, Minsky BD, Beets-Tan R, Borras JM, Haustermans K, Maingon P, Overgaard J, Pahlman L, Quirke P, Schmoll HJ, Sebag-Montefiore D, Taylor I, Van Cutsem E, Van de Velde C, Cellini N, Latini P; Scientific Committee. Collaborators: Aranda E, Blomqvist L, Bosset JF, Brown G, Bujko K, Ectors N, Gerard JP, Glynne-Jones R, Heald R, Hohenberger W, Holm T, Laurberg S, Leer JW,Marijnen C, Nagtegaal I, Rodel C, Rutten H, Scheithauer W, Willet CG, Coco C, Gambacorta MA, Genovesi D, Lupattelli M, Mantello G, Valvo E. Radiother Oncol. 2009 Aug;92(2):148-63. Multidisciplinary Rectal Cancer Management: 2nd European Rectal Cancer Consensus Conference (EURECA-CC2).

Valentini V, Coco C, Gambacorta MA, Barba MC, Meldolesi E. Acta Chir Iugosl. 2010;57(3):9-16.Evidence and research perspectives for surgeons in the European Rectal Cancer Consensus Conference (EURECA-CC2).

Valentini V, Glimelius B. Acta Oncol. 2010 Nov;49(8):1206-16. Rectal cancer radiotherapy: towards European consensus.

van Gijn W, van de Velde CJ. Acta Chir Iugosl. 2010;57(3):17-21. Quality assurance through outcome registration in colorectal cancer: an ECCO initiative for Europe.

Kusters M, Valentini V, Calvo FA, Krempien R, Nieuwenhuijzen GA, Martijn H, Doglietto GB, Del Valle E, Roeder F, Buchler MW, van de Velde CJ, Rutten HJ. Ann Oncol. 2010 Jun;21(6):1279-84.  Results of European pooled analysis of IORT-containing multimodality treatment for locally advanced rectal cancer: adjuvant chemotherapy prevents local recurrence rather than distant metastases.

van Gijn W, van de Velde CJ; members of the EURECCA consortium. Collaborators: Dziki A, Eddes EH, Laurberg S, Mroczkowski P, Ortiz H, Pahlman L, Pavalkis D, Penninckx F, Romano G, Smith J, Valentini V, van de Velde CJ, Wibe A. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2010 Sep;36 Suppl 1:S23-6. Improving quality of cancer care through surgical audit.

van Gijn W, van de Velde CJ. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Mar;18(3):691-6. 2010 SSO John Wayne clinical research lecture: rectal cancer outcome improvements in Europe: population-based outcome registrations will conquer the world.

van Gijn W, van den Broek CB, Mroczkowski P, Dziki A, Romano G, Pavalkis D, Wouters MW, Møller B, Wibe A, Påhlman L, Harling H, Smith JJ, Penninckx F, Ortiz H, Valentini V, van de Velde CJ. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2012 Jun;38(6):467-71. The EURECCA project: Data items scored by European colorectal cancer audit registries.

van de Velde CJ, Aristei C, Boelens PG, Beets-Tan RG, Blomqvist L, Borras JM, van den Broek CB, Brown G, Coebergh JW, Cutsem EV, Espin E, Gore-Booth J, Glimelius B, Haustermans K, Henning G, Iversen LH, Han van Krieken J, Marijnen CA, Mroczkowski P, Nagtegaal I, Naredi P, Ortiz H, Påhlman L, Quirke P, Rödel C, Roth A, Rutten HJ, Schmoll HJ, Smith J, Tanis PJ, Taylor C, Wibe A, Gambacorta MA, Meldolesi E, Wiggers T, Cervantes A, Valentini V. Eur J Cancer. 2013 Sep;49(13):2784-90. EURECCA colorectal: Multidisciplinary Mission statement on better care for patients with colon and rectal cancer in Europe.

van den Broek CB, Boelens PG, Breugom AJ, van de Velde CJ. Improving the Outcome of Colorectal Cancer: The EURECCA-Project. Colorectal Cancer (2013) 2(4), 1-6

van de Velde CJ, Boelens PG, Borras JM, et al. EURECCA Colon and Rectal cancer. Multidisciplinary Management: European Consensus Conference Colon & Rectum. Eur J Cancer. 2014 Jan;50(1):1.e1-1.e34.

V. Valentini, B. Glimelius, K. Haustermans, C.A.M. Marijnen, M.A. Gambacorta, C. Rodel, P.G. Boelens, C. Aristei and C.J.H. van de Velde EURECCA CONSENSUS CONFERENCE HIGLIGHTS ABOUT RECTAL CANCER CLINICAL MANAGEMENT: THE RADIATION ONCOLOGIST’S EXPERT REVIEW. Radiother Oncol. 2014 Jan;110(1):195-8.

Cornelis J.H. van de Velde, Petra G. Boelens, Pieter J. Tanis, Eloy Espin, Pawel Mroczkowski, Peter Naredi, Lars Pahlman, Hector Ortiz, Harm Rutten, Anne J. Breugom, Jason J. Smith, Arne Wibe, Theo Wiggers, Vincenzo Valentini. Experts Reviews of the Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference Colon and Rectal Cancer 2012 Science, opinions and experiences from the experts of Surgery. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2014 Apr;40(4):454-68.

V. Tudyka, A. Dieguez, L. Blomqvist, R. Beets-Tan, P.G. Boelens, V.Valentini, C.J. van de Velde, G. Brown EURECCA CONSENSUS CONFERENCE HIGLIGHTS ABOUT COLON & RECTAL CANCER MULTIDISCIPLINARY MANAGEMENT: THE RADIOLOGY EXPERTS REVIEW. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2014 Apr;40(4):469-75

P. Quirke, N.P. West, I.D. Nagtegaal. EURECCA CONSENSUS CONFERENCE HIGLIGHTS ABOUT COLORECTAL CANCER CLINICAL MANAGEMENT: THE PATHOLOGISTS EXPERT REVIEW. Virchows Arch. 2014 Feb;464(2):129-34.

AJ Breugom, PG Boelens, CB van den Broek, et al. Quality assurance in the treatment of colorectal cancer. Ann Oncol. 2014 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print]

CBM van den Broek Differences in preoperative treatment for rectal cancer. Norway, Sweden Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands. Submitted for publication EJC.

PG Boelens, C Taylor, G Henning et al. Involving patients in a multidisciplinary European consensus process and in the development of a ‘Patient friendly summary of the consensus document for colon and rectal cancer care’. In press. The Patient 2014

 

CURRENT PROJECTS EURECCA CRC

“THE USE OF ADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY IN STAGE II COLON CANCER”
ANNE BREUGOM
SPAIN, NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, DENMARK, LITHUANIA, ITALY
MERGING AND ANALYSIS
PRELIMINARY DATA SUBMITTED AS ABSTRACT TO ESSO 2014

“THE USE OF ADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY IN RECTAL CANCER”
ANNE BREUGOM
SPAIN, NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, DENMARK, LITHUANIA, ITALY
MERGING AND ANALYSIS
PRELIMINARY DATA SUBMITTED AS ABSTRACT TO ESSO 2014

“INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON OF TREATMENT AND SURVIVAL FOR THE OLDEST ELDERLY (80+) WITH COLORECTAL CANCER”
ESTHER BASTIAANNET
SPAIN, ITALY, NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, DENMARK, POLISH-GERMAN-ITALIAN-LITHUANIAN DATASET
MERGING AND ANALYSIS
RELIMINARY DATA SUBMITTED AS ABSTRACT TO ESSO 2014
VISIT TO MAGDEBURG 10 &11 JULY 2014 FOR MERGE WITH THE INTERNATIONAL QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM COLORECTAL CARCINOMA, DATASET OF GERMANY/POLAND/LITHUANIA/NAPLES, ITALY

“INTERNATIONAL WATCH&WAIT DATABASE ”
BILL HEALD, GEERARD BEETS, NUNO FIGUEIREDO, KOEN PEETERS, ANNE BREUGOM, PETRA BOELENS
NETHERLANDS, PORTUGAL, UK, BRASIL
LAUNCH PHASE
MEETING PLANNED 4TH OF JULY WITH ICT

“E-LEARNINGS IN COLORECTAL CANCER ”
GEOFFREY HENNING, PETRA BOELENS, RICHARD EVANS
COLLABORATION WITH EUROPACOLON, ESSO (GEERARD BEETS)
PLANNING PHASE
FUNDRAISING
FORMATION OF SCIENTIFIC BOARDS
LAUNCH TO BE EXPECTED IN 2015


MEETINGS CRC
1.    EURECCA RECTAL CANCER CONSENSUS MEETING DECEMBER 2004, PERUGIA, ITALY
2.    EURECCA-CC2 RECTAL CANCER CONSENSUS MEETING DECEMBER 2008, PERUGIA, ITALY
3.    EURECCA-CC3 COLORECTAL CONSENSUS MEETING DECEMBER 2012, PERUGIA, ITALY
 

Consensus conferences using the Delphi Method. Staging, Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy, Surgery, Pathology & Follow-up were part of the process. Expert panel: multidisciplinary, delegates from ESSO, ESTRO, ESMO, ESR, ESP, EuropaColon, EONS, registries.

Other recent or planned group meetings:


ECCO 2012 Valencia, EURECCA symposium
ECC, 2013, Amsterdam a EURECCA session and meeting
ESSO Liverpool 2014, Scientific session and meeting of the Board.

 

 

 

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