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Management of Stomach Cancer

8th December 2020


This webinar, aimed at medical undergraduates, will discuss the presentation, diagnosis, staging and treatment of carcinoma of the stomach. We will discuss the role of surgery and the different types of gastrectomy that we perform.


Mr Nick Maynard

Nick trained at Oxford University, Guy’s Hospital, London, and Melbourne, Australia. He is a Consultant Upper GI Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, and set up the Oxford Oesophagogastric Centre in 1997. Since 2017 Nick has been Director of Cancer Services for Oxford University Hospitals. Nick’s main interests are in the surgical management of oesophagogastric cancer and complex benign disease, and he speaks regularly nationally and internationally on these topics. He has written national guidelines on the management of oesophagogastric cancer and reflux disease, and has strong interests in personalised staging of oesophageal cancer and assessment of standards of outcome of OG surgery, both benign and malignant. He is President Elect of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, and commences his Presidency in September 2021. He is Clinical Lead for the National Oesophagogastric Cancer Audit.


Mr Paul Gallagher

Paul Gallagher is a Consultant General Surgeon at the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. He trained in the Northern Region after qualification from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. After a Fellowship in Adelaide he took up a post as a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon. He was the Clinical Lead for Upper GI surgery for several years and the lead surgeon for the opening of the country’s first purpose built Emergency Hospital: NSECH. Paul is currently the Head of School of Surgery for Health Education England North East & Cumbria. He oversees the training of all surgical trainees in the Region. He is a current examiner for the Intercollegiate Examination in General Surgery (FRCS) and former MRCS examiner. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers. He was the Training Programme Director for Higher Surgical Trainees in General Surgery and was also a Regional Surgical Advisor for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


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