Dr. Gerard Morton’s view on HDR vs LDR brachytherapy

https://vimeo.com/299671066 In this BrachyTalk, Dr Morton will share his insights on HDR versus LDR in brachytherapy of the prostate. Dr Morton is one of the co-authors of the article “The evolution of brachytherapy for prostate cancer”, published June 2017.* Since this state-of-the-art article was published the field developed rapidly. Dr Morton will highlight some of those in a broader perspective by comparing HDR,LDR, EBRT and surgery. *Nature Reviews Urology volume 14, pages 415–439 … (more...)

The first clinical report on the use of a new hybrid gynecologic applicator

  The first clinical report on the use of a new hybrid gynecologic applicator (Venezia) for treating advanced cervical cancer has been published in the journal Brachytherapy (1).  The results as presented in this publication highlight advancements in the treatment of this disease. Authors from LMU Munich hospital reported using both intracavitary (IC) and interstitial (IS) brachytherapy, under image-guidance, in 10 patients (40 treatment fractions) with FIGO stage IIB to IVA. All … (more...)

23rd 3-D image-guided adaptive brachytherapy for GYN, Vienna 14-15 May 2018

  Fourteen participants from 7 different hospitals located in 4 different countries came together for 2 days to being ‘exposed’ to the best practice of the best GYN-brachytherapy site in Europe, and probably in the entire world. At least that is how most previous workshop attendees described the GYN workshops they attended in Vienna! From minute one participants received the message: ‘this is not a one-way teaching course, but a questions based, interactive, hands-on learning … (more...)