Image-Guided Adaptive Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer

04 Dec 2017 - 05 Dec 2017 Orlando
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.

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You are invited to attend an interactive clinical workshop on image-guided adaptive brachytherapy for cervical cancer. Participants obtain comprehensive practical insight into the clinical workflow of 3-D image-guided adaptive brachytherapy for gynecologic cancer. Practical issues, constraints and solutions each participant is currently handling at their institution is discussed with emphasis on the practical aspects of implementing 3-D image-based brachytherapy for treating cervical cancers.

December, 4-5, 2017
Florida Hospital
601 East Rollins Street
Orlando, Florida 32803

Workshop Objectives

  • Learn the benefits of 3D Image-Guided Adaptive Brachytherapy (IGABT) for treating cervical cancer
    • Introduction to treating cervical cancer using interstitial brachytherapy
    • Moving from 2D to 3D IGABT
    • The reasons to implement 3D IGABT in your practice
    • Imaging options (CT vs. MRI)
    • Review of society guidelines
  • How to Implement 3D IGABT
    • Patient selection criteria
    • Review of applicators, their assembly and reconstruction
    • Workflow and required personnel
    • Simulation and Imaging
    • Treatment Planning and Optimization
    • Physics, Quality Assurance, and Treatment Delivery
    • Multi-disciplinary treatment planning, team roles, logistics, infrastructure and learning curve
  • Reasons to Attend
    • Hands-on exercises
    • Observation of a live case (depends on patient availability)

Schedule

December 4:  12 – 6 p.m. (lunch included)
December 5:  8 a.m. – 2 p.m. (breakfast and lunch included)

Intended Audience

HCPs that have an interest in gynecologic brachytherapy treatment, specifically cervical cancer, include, but may not be limited to:

  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Medical Physicists
  • Dosimetrists
  • Gynecologic Oncologists

Continuing Education (CE) Credits

This meeting has applied to CAMPEP for approval of [enter number] MPCEC hours.  CME credits are NOT available for this meeting.

Event Capacity

Only 8 seats are available for this workshop. Openings will be filled on a first-come first-served basis.

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