Image-guided radiotherapy and chemotherapy in gynaecological cancer: focus on MRI based adaptive brachytherapy- FULLY BOOKED

22-26 October, 2017
Prague, Czech Republic

TARGET GROUP

The course is aimed at radiation and gynaecology oncologists, medical physicists and radiation therapist (RTTs) involved in gynaecological tumour treatments, interested in the implementation of EBRT and brachytherapy image guidance. Course participants should have specific interest in and/or initial experience with implementation of advanced MRI based brachytherapy and advanced EBRT techniques (IMRT/IGRT).

 

FACULTY

Course Directors
Richard Pötter, Radiation Oncologist, Medical University Hospital, Vienna (AT)
Kari Tanderup, Physicist, University Hospita, Arhus (DK)

Teachers
Johannes Dimopoulos, Radiation Oncologist, Metropolitan Hospital, Athens (GR)
Christine Haie-Meder, Radiation Oncologist, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif (FR)
Ina Jürgenliemk-Schulz,Radiation Oncologist, University Medical Centre, Utrecht (NL)
Taran Paulsen-Hellebust, Physicist, DNR Norwegian Radium Hospital, OSLO (NO)
Peter Petrow, Radiologist, Institut Curie, Paris (FR)

Guest Faculty
Remi Nout , Radiation Oncologist, University Medical Center, Leiden (NL)
Nicole Nesvacil, Medical Physicist, Medical University Hospital, Vienna (AT) 
Jamema Swamidas, Medical Physicist, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai (IN)

Local organiser
Hana Stankusova, Radiation Oncologist, University Hospital Motol, Prague (CZ)

COURSE AIM/RATIONALE

The course aims to:

  • Provide a comprehensive overview on the whole field of gynaecological radiation therapy focussing on brachytherapy and external irradiation in cervix cancer, endometrial cancer and vaginal cancer
  • Provide an overview on evidence-based medicine (including concomitant chemoradiation)
  • Introduce image-based target concepts of GTV, CTV and PTV in gynaecological radiation oncology including EBRT and brachytherapy
  • Provide an understanding of advanced image-based EBRT and brachytherapy including techniques and treatment planning
  • Enable practical implementation of advanced concepts and techniques in EBRT and brachytherapy