Practical Info

Course start
25 Jan 2024
Course end
26 Jan 2024
Course length
2 days
Amsterdam UMC
Available 20


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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


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


Bradley Pieters, MD PhD, Radiation Oncologist*
Henrike Westerveld, MD PhD, Radiation Oncologist**
Danique Barten, PhD, Medical Physicist*
Karel Hinnen, MD PhD, Radiation Oncologist*
Cristina Gutiérrez, MD PhD, Radiation Oncologist***
Nicole Nesvacil, PhD, Medical Physicist****

* Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
** Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
*** Institut Català d’Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
**** Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Target group

Radiation Oncology residents, junior medical physicists and radiation therapy technologists.


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Course fee

The registration fee is € 200 (excl VAT) and includes dinner on Thursday and beverages and lunches on Thursday and Friday. The fee is exclusive of travel, hotel costs and other (personal) expenses.


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