The Christie Advanced Radiotherapy Summer School

Monday 18th - Thursday 21st June 2018

Advanced Radiotherapy Summer School

The Christie Advanced Radiotherapy Summer School is an opportunity to learn about recent advances in radiotherapy from leading practitioners in the field.

Prof Marcel Van Herk tells us what the conference is all about

 

Click here to watch one of the debates from last years event

Course Organisers

Professor Ran Mackay
Director - CMPE, The Christie

Dr Ananya Choudhury
Consultant in Clinical Oncology, The Christie

Dr Julia Handley
Head of Radiotherapy Physics, The Christie

Alison Sanneh
Radiotherapy Education Lead, The Christie

Julie Webb
Radiotherapy Research Lead, The Christie

Radiotherapy at The Christie

The Christie is one of Europe’s largest cancer hospitals treating in excess of 40,000 patients per annum and has Europe’s largest radiotherapy department, with 16 linacs. It was chosen by the National Health Service as one of the two UK proton therapy sites (NHS investment of £250m) and will start treating patients in 2018

Abstracts

Applications to submit posters are welcomed. Please submit a brief abstract by 1st May 2018 to be considered

Themes

The themes for each day will be

  • Mon: Proton beam therapy
  • Tue: SABR/SRS
  • Wed: Novel & specialised radiotherapy
  • Thu: Adaptive radiotherapy

Format

Taught sessions, interactive workshops and debates allowing those attending to gain a real insight of state of the art radiotherapy in these fields

Social activities

There will be an active social programme in the evenings allowing attendees the opportunity to network in more informal surroundings

Sponsors and exhibitions

If you would like to sponsor this event, please email victoria.taylor2@christie.nhs.uk for further information

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