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Image-guided radiotherapy and chemotherapy in gynaecological cancer: focus on MRI based adaptive brachytherapy 2017

Novotel Praha Wenceslas Square Hotel # | Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
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Title: Image-guided radiotherapy and chemotherapy in gynaecological cancer: focus on MRI based adaptive brachytherapy 2017
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Oct, 22, 2017 to Oct, 26, 2017
Location: Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 450 to 850 EUR
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Novotel Praha Wenceslas Square Hotel #

Mid-scale hotel for business or family trips The Novotel Praha Wenceslas Square Hotel is a modern 4-star hotel in the historic centre of Prague. Located just a short walk away from the National Museum and Prague Convention Centre, this hotel is ideal for business and leisure trips. After a day spent visiting the sites, relax and unwind in our sauna or indoor heated pool at Novotel. Dear guests, please be informed that due to legal requirements our wellness area will be closed for sanitation between 13th and 19th February, 2017. Thank you. Hotel extras Sauna, fitness centre and indoor heated pool Selection of international and local cuisine Complimentary WIFI internet access 15-minute walk from Wenceslas Square 30-minute drive from Vaclav Havel Airport This hotel is Planet 21 SilverLarge, well-designed, the suite includes two bedrooms and a bathroom. It offers unbeatable facilites: two flat screen TV's, bath robes and unlimited access to our fitness... Up to 2 adults and 2 children.
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By the end of this course participants should be able to:

Understand a comprehensive multi-modality approach to gynaecological cancers with special emphasis on radiation oncology

Understand the rationale and apply concepts of advanced brachytherapy techniques in clinical practice

Perform contouring, treatment planning and image guidance for EBRT and brachytherapy in clinical practice

Adopt, refine and implement advanced radiation techniques including image guidance in gynaecological cancers.



Normal and pathologic anatomy of female pelvis

Image based anatomy including US, CT and MRI

CTV, ITV, PTV for external irradiation

GTV, CTV, PTV at diagnosis and at time of brachytherapy

Combination of external irradiation and brachytherapy

Different application techniques in brachytherapy

Image requirements for irradiation

Different techniques of treatment planning for brachytherapy

Image based dose volume assessment applying DVH parameters

Dose volume constraints for GTV, CTVs and organs at risk

Dose, dose-rate and fractionation and overall treatment time

Radiobiological effects from combined external irradiation and brachytherapy, linear quadratic model

Prescribing, recording and reporting including ICRU 89 and GEC-ESTRO recommendations

Nodal dose evaluation, including external irradiation and brachytherapy

Nodal and parametrial boosts

Therapeutic outcome: radiochemotherapy, image based EBRT and brachytherapy

EMBRACE studies.


Before commencing this course participants should have:

Basic knowledge of principles and experience with multi-modality management of gynaecological cancers

Basic knowledge of and experience with radiological patho-anatomy relevant to gynaecological cancers

Experience with existing external beam and brachytherapy workflows and processes in gynaecological cancers


Course Directors 

Richard Pötter, Radiation Oncologist, Medical University Hospital, Vienna (AT) 

Kari Tanderup, Physicist, University Hospita, Arhus (DK)


Johannes Dimopoulos, Radiation Oncologist, Metropolitan Hospital, Athens (GR) 

Christine Haie-Meder, Radiation Oncologist, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif (FR) 

Ina Jürgenliemk-Schulz,Radiation Oncologist, University Medical Centre, Utrecht (NL) 

Taran Paulsen-Hellebust, Physicist, DNR Norwegian Radium Hospital, OSLO (NO) 

Peter Petrow, Radiologist, Institut Curie, Paris (FR)

Guest Faculty 

Remi Nout , Radiation Oncologist, University Medical Center, Leiden (NL) 

Nicole Nesvacil, Medical Physicist, Medical University Hospital, Vienna (AT)

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