EC5 2017

Event Date: September 28-30, 2017
Event Location: St. John's Convention Centre



The goal of this conference is to produce a consensus opinion produced by oncologists and allied health professionals from across Eastern Canada for the purpose of recommending management strategies for patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) and selected gastrointestinal cancers. The final report will be submitted for publication to “Current Oncology”; a peer reviewed, Canadian based and internationally distributed journal, representing a multi-disciplinary medium, encompassing health care workers in the field of cancer therapy to report upon and to review progress in the management of this disease.

Overall Learning Objectives of this Program

At the end of this program learner will be able to:

  • Describe the optimal treatment of medical, radiation and surgical treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Summarize the 2016 GI Consensus and WC5
  • Describe the genetic story of gastric cancer and when to screen


  • Obtain consensus on new or emerging therapies.
  • Publication in “Current Oncology”.
  • Discuss standards of care in Gastrointestinal cancer.

Target Audience From ON, PQ, NB, NS, PEI, NF:

  • Medical and Radiation Oncologists
  • Oncology Surgeons
  • Nurses 
  • Pharmacists

Contact Information

Event Registration


Photography consent

Payment Options

Hotel Accommodation

A limited block of guestrooms have been reserved at the following hotels just minutes away from the St. John's Convention Centre.

JAG Boutique Hotel

115 George Street West

St. John's, Newfoundland

A1C 0B7

Rates: Standard Queen Room $179.00 plus tax.  Standard King Room $209.00 plus tax. 

To book, contact: at 1 844 564 1524 or for rooms under the EC5 2017 room block.

Please book by Monday, August 28, 2017. 

Delta St. John's Hotel

120 New Gower Street

St. John's, Newfoundland

A1C 6K4


Rate: Standard King Room $199.00 plus tax

To book: Book your group rate for OTTAWA HOSPITAL CANCER CENTER or call 888-793-3582 for rooms under the Ottawa Hospital room block.

Please book by Monday, August 28, 2017. 


If you have any questions, please contact Jody Chaters at 613-737-7700 x 70166 or or Marguerite Carroll at 613-737-7700 x 73602 or

Cancellations and Refunds Policy
If you need to cancel your registration, refunds less a $75 cancellation fee are available until Monday, August 28, 2017.

Fees include Reception (Thursday, September 28, 2017), Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Friday, September 29, 2017) and Breakfast plus a boxed lunch (Saturday, September 30, 2017).

Post dated cheques are not accepted.