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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM SCHEDULE

 
MONDAY, JULY 18
Welcome at 2:00pm  

Overview of Brachytherapy Physics

Ravi Nath
Radiobiology of Brachytherapy Physics Marco Zaider
Sources & Delivery Systems I: Radionuclides Ravi Nath
Sources & Delivery Systems IIa: LDR Sources Robert Wallace
Regulatory Aspects of Brachytherapy (Dinner, Questions and Discussion) Glenn Glasgow

TUESDAY, JULY 19

Sources & Delivery Systems IIb: LDR QM Gary Ezzell
Sources & Delivery Systems IIIa: HDR Devices Rupak Das
Sources & Delivery Systems IIIb: HDR QM Mark Rivard
Sources & Delivery Systems IV: PDR and LDR John Horton
Source Strength Specification and Calibrations Larry DeWerd
Localization I: Radiographic Methods and Accuracy Eugene Lief
Localization II: Volume Imaging Techniques and Accuracy Jason Rownd
Dose Calculation I: Conventional Formalism Jeff Williamson
Dose Calculation II: AAPM TG-43U1 Mark Rivard
Determination of Brachytherapy Dosimetry Parameters Jeff Williamson
TxP Systems: Algorithms, QM, Implementation, and Factors

Meigooni/Wallace

Microbrachytherapy (Dinner, Questions and Discussion) Bruce Thomadsen
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20
Brachytherapy Systems Ia:General Systems & Manchester Surface Applications Michael Gillin
Brachytherapy Systems Ib: Manchester Planar & Volume Michael Gillin
Brachytherapy Systems II: Quimby-based Robert Zwicker
Brachytherapy Systems III: Paris System Michael Gillin
Implant Design & Execution Robert Zwicker
Optimization Gary Ezzell
Advanced 3D Planning Jean Pouliot
QA for Treatment Plans Zuofeng Li
Interstitial QM Anil Sharma
Postprocedure Evaluation William Bice
ICRU Interstitial Reporting Ali Meigooni
THURSDAY, JULY 21
Intraoperative Implants Marco Zaider
Prostate Panel
I: Background
II: Planning
III: Treatment Delivery
IV: Evaluation & QA
V: HDR Tx Delivery
VI: Modern Advances
Butler/Bice/Lief/Ouhib
Head Panel
I: Eye Plaques
II: Pterygia
III: Brain Irradiation
IV: Head and Neck
Chiu-Tsao/Jani/Li
Breast Panel
I: Intro to Partial Breast Irradiation
II: Interstitial Implants (attached video clip)
III: MammoSite
Das/Butler/Ouhib
Intravascular Brachytherapy (Dinner, Questions and Discussion) Shirish Jani
FRIDAY, JULY 22
GYN Panel
I: Disease and Imaging
II: LDR Intracavitary Brachytherapy Applicators and UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Intracavitary Brachytherapy
III. Manchester Approach
IV. ICRU Reporting
V. Endometrial Ca
VI. Conversion to HDR
Horton/Thomadsen/Rownd/Sharma
Interstitial x-ray, Thermal, Radioablation, Cryotherapy Pouliot/Butler/Rivard/Laeseke
Facility Design Glenn Glasgow
Program concludes at 4:15pm
 

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