Highlights from AASLD & ACG 2014
Including supporting commentary from the CARE Liver Disease Faculty
Members of the CARE Liver Disease Faculty recently attended the annual AASLD (American Association For The Study of Liver Disease) 2014 conference held in Boston, MA, on November 7-11th, 2014 as well as the ACG (American College of Gastroenterology Week) held in Philadelphia, PA on October 17th-22nd, 2014.
The CARE Conference Report from AASLD 2014, augmented with content from ACG 2014, provides compelling abstracts and stories presented at these conferences, as well as an overview of where we have progressed and where research is heading.
in addition to these meetings, CARE Faculty members also attended the 7th Annual hepatocellular Carcinoma (hCC) meeting that was held on October 23rd in vancouver BC. This meeting provided an overview of important topics in hCC management and treatment, with presentation content on diagnostic radiology screening and follow up, locoregional therapy, and systemic therapy. Please see the hCC section of this report (pgs 10-13) for more details.
CARE Faculty Contributing to this Report:
Robert Myers, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), University of Calgary
Hemant Shah, MD, MScCH, HPTE, FRCP(C), Toronto Western Hospital
Dr. Alnoor Ramji, MD, FRCP(C), Providence Health Care, St. Paul's Hospital
Dr. Jordon Feld, MD, MPH, FRCP(C), Toronto Western Hospital
Dr. Sergio Borgia, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), McMaster University
Dr. Alison Harris, MD, MBChB, FRCR, FRCP(C), University of British Columbia
Dr. David Liu, MD, FRCP(C), ABR(D), CAQ(IR), University of British Columbia
Dr. Howard Lim, MD, PhD, FRCP(C), British Columbia Cancer Agency