Amsterdam Brachy College

18 Jan 2019 - 19 Jan 2019 Amsterdam
Course description

Disclaimer

Any views or opinions are presented by healthcare professionals who share their insights, recommendations and practical experience with respect to brachytherapy, and do not necessarily represent those of Elekta.

Online bookings are not available for this event.

Asking yourself what brachytherapy is all about and whether you would like to practice this in daily clinic?

This workshop provides you with insight into the clinical and practical utility of brachytherapy.  The place of brachytherapy as one of several cancer treatments, its advantages and uniqueness and more will be discussed in an interactive manner.

Amsterdam UMC – Location AMC
Meibergdreef 9
1105 AZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Content

  • Introduction to the clinical and physical aspects of brachytherapy
  • Imaging
  • Radiobiology
  • Shared decision making
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Case discussions (breast, cervix, prostate)

Faculty                                                                                                                                          

  • Bradley Pieters, MD PhD, Radiation Oncologist*
  • Henrike Westerveld, MD PhD, Radiation Oncologist*
  • Zdenko van Kesteren, PhD, Medical Physicist*
  • Christina Gutiérrez, MD PhD, Radiation Oncologist**
  • Nicole Nesvacil, PhD, Medical Physicist***
  • Julia van Tol-Geerdink, PhD, Scientist****

* Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
** Institut Català d’Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
*** Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
**** Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Target group

Radiation Oncologists (MD) residents and junior staff members.

Course fee

The registration fee is € 150 (excl VAT) and includes dinner on Friday and beverages and lunches on Friday and Saturday. The fee is exclusive of travel, hotel costs and other (personal) expenses.

Registrations

For registration please send an email to amsterdambrachycollege@amc.nl

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