Gonzalo MartinESCP focused on the topic of rectal cancer throughout February. Coordinated by Gonzalo Martin (@Martin_Martin_G), Y-ESCP member, Colorectal Surgeon and Junior Specialist in Digestive Surgery at Hospital Universitario Son Espases, Spain.

Daily tweets and informative video contributions from globally renowned experts in the colorectal field proved to be incredibly insightful and educational, resulting in an extremely high level of engagement on ESCP’s Twitter. Content covered innovations in rectal cancer treatment, training resources, robotic surgery and the National Program for Rectal Cancer.

Here’s a round-up of highlights you may have missed.

  • Prof. Seon-Hahn Kim (KUMC Seoul), one of the world’s greatest experts in robotic surgery and a friend and mentor of Gonzalo Martin, discusses innovations in rectal cancer - https://youtu.be/6MJmoMH7kRE
  • Dr Manish Chand (London) discusses the current use of fluorescence in rectal surgery and why ICG is a tool with exponential growth - https://youtu.be/9MhdtsFF89k
  • Dr Steven D. Wexner, Chairman of the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida, talks about the National Program for Rectal Cancer - https://youtu.be/EvQEnwOdpPUDr.
  • Jose Roig from Valencia, master of masters in colorectal surgery, reflects on the treatment of rectal cancer and "the importance of patient expectations" and "decisions, not incisions" - https://youtu.be/zJH6t7hE3ms