Practical Info

Course start
08 Dec 2022
Course end
10 Dec 2022
Course length
2,5 days classroom workshop
Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer. Mumbai, India
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The venue for the course is Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai, 400012, India. The map link is here: The link takes you to the main building entrance.

The hospital has four different entrances and you should use either the Homi Bhabha Building Entrance or Main Building Entrance to access the building. The sign posts to reach the conference auditorium will be duly displayed there to access the venue.The workshop will be held in Rustom Chowksi Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Golden Jubilee Building, Tata Memorial Hospital on 8th and 9th December. On 10th December the venue will be Auditorim, 13th Floor, Homi Bhabha Building, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel.

This workshop is fully booked, To waitlist for next course in 2023 please send an email to

The aim of this 2.5-day comprehensive live classroom workshop is to introduce the brachytherapy practitioner to principles and techniques of gynecological brachytherapy. The course content will focus on standard and advanced brachytherapy techniques for cervix, vaginal, endometrial, vulva and periurethral cancer. Also included in this course is brachytherapy for reirradiation for recurrence or second primary tumors within the pelvic regions. The course will focus on denning target concepts, selection of applicators, live or video demonstration of techniques and treatment planning. The course will also include active discussions on practical aspects, expected clinical outcomes and a focus session on challenging clinical case scenarios.

*= Subject to Ongoing COVID Pandemic Situation. In case of unexpected situations, the organisers are already actively preparing for a hybrid or online version of this mastercourse

Target Audience

Radiation Oncologists who intend to transition from practice of standard brachytherapy to advanced gynaecological brachytherapy including reirradiation. Medical Physicists who intend to develop skills in principles of treatment planning of advanced brachytherapy for gynaecological cancers.

Basic knowledge of standard gynecological brachytherapy practice is expected.

Expected Knowledge at Course Completion

At the completion of course, the attendees will be able to have sufficient knowledge to begin the transition to advanced brachytherapy practice. However, as this transition is expected to be a continuous process follow up evaluations and online practical e-learning and interaction modules are planned, as outlined below.

Didactic Follow up Interactions with Course Faculty

  1. Submission of 1 case of image guided brachytherapy with treatment plan within 3 months of course attendance. Centre presents a video of brachytherapy procedure and treatment plans. Feedback by course faculty.
  2. At 6 months, web based interaction is planned with course participants. This is envisioned as a session where a transitioning practitioner re-discusses progress, challenges and implementation steps. The participating sites may also consider registering towards learning curve establishment for their clinical team.
  3. At 12 months centre submits 1 case of advanced brachytherapy with treatment planning. Assessment of centre eligibility for registering on advanced brachytherapy user and training forum.

Organizing Chairmen

  • JP Agarwal, India
  • RA Kinhikar, India

Course Faculty

  • Supriya Chopra, India (course director)
  • Cyrus Chargari, France
  • Remi A Nout, The Netherlands
  • Alina Sturdza, Austria
  • Kari Tanderup, Denmark
  • Ekkasit Tharavichitkul, Thailand

Course Fee

SAARC Countries and Africa
Per Participant: 200 Euro
Team (Radiation Oncologist + Medical Physicist): 350 Euro

Per participant: 9000 INR
Team (Radiation Oncologist + Medical Physicist): 15000 INR

Per Participant: 350 Euro
Team (Radiation Oncologist + Medical Physicist): 600 Euro


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Tata Memorial CenterDr. E Borges RoadMaharashtra , MumbaiParelMH 400012India

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