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Course start
18 Feb 2016
Course end
18 Feb 2016
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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.

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us for an Educational Webinar on the topic of Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation with brachytherapy for patients with early breast cancer.

The webinar is entitled: “Brachytherapy in Partial Breast Irradiation – Facts and Myths”

During this webinar Professor Vratislav Strnad from Erlangen in Germany, a key expert in the area of APBI brachytherapy and chair of the GEC ESTRO breast working group, will share his expert clinical perspective on this topic as well as presenting the latest groundbreaking results from the GEC ESTRO study which were published in the Lancet. There will also be plenty of time during the webinar for Professor Strnad to answer any questions which you may have for him on the topic of APBI brachytherapy in early breast cancer.

Do not miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge of APBI with brachytherapy by listening to and discussing the subject with a leading expert in the field.

The webinar will be held on 2 dates:

Participation is free, but you will have to register in advance. You will receive an email with the log-in details as soon as possible.



About Prof. Vratislav Strnad, MD, PhD

Professor, Head of Division Interventional Radiation Oncology
University Hospital Erlangen, University of Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany

Vratislav Strnad, MD, PhD, Prof., is Chief Senior Physician of the Department of Radiation Therapy and Chief of the Division of Interventional Radiation Therapy at the University oprof Strnadf Erlangen Nürnberg in Germany since 1995.

Chair of Breast Working Group of the Groupe Européen de CuriethérapieEuropean
Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (GECESTRO).

Prof. Strnad is the author of over 100 peer reviewed scientific publications. He is also the Editor of the Practical Textbook of Brachytherapy and Partial Breast Irradiation Using Multicatheter Brachytherapy. In addition, he is the author/coauthor of 35 book chapters in other books.

Prof. Strnad received his PhD in 1990 from Jan Evangelista Purkyne University in Brno, Czech Republic. In 1997 he acquired his academic degree for teaching at the University of ErlangenNürnberg for the field of Radiation Oncology. From 1983-1991, Prof. Strnad worked as a Physician in the Research Institute for Clinical and Experimental Oncology, Department of Radiotherapy, in Brno, Czech Republic. From 1991-1995, he worked as a Physician and Scientific Assistant in the Department of Radiation Therapy at the University of Erlangen Nürnberg in Germany.

Prof. Strnad is a member of numerous societies including the German Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Chair of Working Group “Brachytherapy,” the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American Brachytherapy Society, the German Society of Senology, and Chair of Breast Cancer Working Group.

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