EDUCATION

 

Pre-meeting courses: Friday 20 April 2018

 

CLINICAL PRE-MEETING COURSE: RADIATION FOR LYMPHOMA: UPDATED ROLE, NEW GUIDELINES AND PRESENT/FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS

Joint ESTRO-ILROG

Course directors: U. Ricardi (IT) and J. Yahalom (USA)

COURSE AIM

To provide an update on the evolving role of radiation therapy in malignant lymphoma, new guidelines and technologies, integration with new regimens with emphasis on immunotherapy..

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INTERDISCIPLINARY PRE-MEETING COURSE: COMBINED SBRT AND TARGETED-IMMUNE THERAPIES: BIOLOGICAL AND CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES

Course directors: E. Lartigau (FR) and A. Yaromina (NL)

COURSE AIM

To provide an overview of the current and potential future role of SBRT in combination with targeted and immunotherapies in translational research and clinical practice.

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PHYSICS PRE-MEETING COURSE: MRI physics for applications in radiation oncology

Course directors: E. Malinen (NO) and M. Philippens (NL)

COURSE AIM

To provide a basic knowledge of the physics of MR imaging applied in radiotherapy.

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RTT PRE-MEETING COURSE: Clinical implementation and use of MR-imaging in external beam radiation therapy

Course directors: M. Kamphuis (NL) and J. Smienk (NL)

COURSE AIM

To provide an overview of the current and future role of MR imaging and how to clinically implement MR imaging into external beam radiation therapy. The course aims at conveying knowledge and sharing clinical experience in an applied manner

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RADIOBIOLOGY PRE-MEETING COURSE: Radiobiological basis of clinical particle therapy

Course directors: B.S. Sørensen (DK) and P. van Luijk (NL)

COURSE AIM

The use of protons and heavier ions is growing in radiation oncology. This course aims at enabling participants to understand the benefits and challenges of using particles in radiation therapy.

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FOUNDATIONS OF LEADERSHIP IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY
Joint ESTRO-CARO-RANZCR 

COURSE DURATION: 8 weeks with live pre-meeting workshop at ESTRO 37:
• Online programme to start on 20 March 2018
• Live session on 20 April and 2 lunch meetings on 21-22 April 2018

Course directors: K. Benstead (UK), M. Giuliani (CA), S. Turner (AU)
Course teachers: A. Cortese (BE), J. Eriksen (DK), B-A Millar (CA) 

COURSE AIM

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CONTOURING WORKSHOPS

FALCON (Fellowship in Anatomic DeLineation and CONtouring) is the multifunctional ESTRO platform for contouring and delineation. Eight such workshops have been planned for ESTRO 37.

PROGRAMME

  • Liver SBRT
  • Lung SBRT
  • Interprostatic relapses
  • Rectal cancer

TARGET AUDIENCE

The delineation workshops are aimed at all radiation oncology professionals who want to improve their contouring skills.

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