Successful workshop on partial breast irradiation at NIO in Budapest, Hungary


On May 14-15th, 2019, BrachyAcademy held a clinical workshop: Brachytherapy in partial breast irradiation at National Institute of Oncology (NIO) in Budapest, Hungary.

This workshop was successfully organized and conducted, in partnership with Prof. C. Polgar, T. Major (Budapest), Prof. V. Strnad (Germany) and Prof. J. Tang (Singapore).

16 Radiation Oncologists and Medical Physicists from Germany, Czech Republic and Hungary improved their knowledge and practical skills in multi-catheter APBI.

The workshop included lectures, a live patient case, hands-on sessions with phantoms and treatment planning software, and discussions. Director of NIO, Prof. C. Polgar performed an implantation of catheters, with a live broadcast to the workshop room.