A second advanced gynecology brachytherapy workshop in India

  On September 6-7, 2019 BrachyAcademy organized and conducted the second workshop in 2019: Implementation of 3D Image Based Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancers at the leading Indian Oncology Hospital Tata Memorial Centre in Mumbai, in partnership with Dr. Umesh Mahantshetty and Vienna AKH speaker Dr. Alina Sturdza. 16 experienced Radiation Oncologists and Medical Physicists from 10 hospitals across India improved their knowledge and practical skills in 3D brachytherapy of cervical … (more...)

Brachytherapy for breast cancer – TRIUMPH-T study

  TRIUMPH-T study (3-fraction breast brachytherapy) can potentially shorten breast conservation therapy for women Overview: Recent outcomes of the TRIUMPH-T 2-day breast brachytherapy trial resulted in: Safe delivery of three fraction APBI with either multi-catheter or single-entry devices Similar toxicities to those seen with 10-fraction APBI Tight dosimetric requirements that can be consistently delivered to a large cohort of patients from multiple institutions 88% of … (more...)

Successful workshop on partial breast irradiation at NIO in Budapest, Hungary

  On May 14-15th, 2019, BrachyAcademy held a clinical workshop: Brachytherapy in partial breast irradiation at National Institute of Oncology (NIO) in Budapest, Hungary. This workshop was successfully organized and conducted, in partnership with Prof. C. Polgar, T. Major (Budapest), Prof. V. Strnad (Germany) and Prof. J. Tang (Singapore). 16 Radiation Oncologists and Medical Physicists from Germany, Czech Republic and Hungary improved their knowledge and practical skills in … (more...)