Adaptive radiotherapy event

  

Case based presentations and interactive sessions describing:

  • Evidence base for adaptation
  • Current and future adaptive radiotherapy strategies
  • Build your own adaptive radiotherapy (ART) workshop

Suitable for radiotherapy radiographers, doctors, physicists, students and radiotherapy service managers.

Adaptive radiotherapy event - Friday 30 September 2022

Chair: Cynthia Eccles - consultant research radiographer, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Time Session
9.10 Welcome and overview of current status of adaptive radiotherapy in the UK
9.30 Scheduled versus reactive adaptive radiotherapy for head and neck cancer
Dr Kenneth Oguejiofor, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Peter Sitch - The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Abigael Clough - MR-linac radiographer, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

10.15 - break

Time Session
10.35 Proactive adaptive radiotherapy for pelvic cancers
Dr Lisa Barraclough - consultant clinical oncologist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Amerah Alshamrani - postgraduate researcher, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Emily Johnstone - MR-linac physicist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Joe Berresford -  MR-linac physicist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Rebecca Benson- MR-linac radiographer, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

12.05 - lunch

Time Session
12.40 Real-time adaptive radiotherapy for abdominal cancers: MRI-based
Dr Lubna Bhatt - consultant clinical oncologist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Robert Chutner - principal clinical scientist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Mairead Daly – postgraduate researcher, The University of Manchester

Real-time adaptive radiotherapy for abdominal cancers: CBCT-based
Dr Amy Ward - consultant clinical oncologist, Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust
Ghirmay Kidane - Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust
13.40 Workshop: Build your own adaptive radiotherapy workflow

14.20 - break

Time Session
14.35 How to optimally skill your team to implement adaptive radiotherapy:

From an imaging perspective: Lisa McDaid - principal radiographer (MR-linac), The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
From a treatment workflow perspective: Rebecca Benson - MR-linac radiographer, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
14.55 Future directions: Biologically adaptive MRI-guided radiotherapy
Dr Anubhav Datta - radiology clinical research fellow, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Abigael Clough - MR-linac radiographer, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
15.35 Debate: This house believes that real-time adaptive radiotherapy will overtake all other adaptation strategies
Prof Peter Hoskin - Professor in clinical oncology and honorary consultant in clinical oncology, The University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Marianne Aznar - Senior lecturer in adaptive radiotherapy, The University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Alan McWilliam - Senior lecturer principal clinical scientist, The University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Martin Swinton - honorary clinical fellow, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

15.55 - summary and close

PTW designs, develops, manufactures and distributes high quality dosimetry and quality control equipment mainly for use in the medical field, especially in radiation therapy, diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine. They have a global network of subsidiaries including here in the UK and ROI.

Their products are well-known throughout the world and are recognized for their workmanship and high level of quality. 

Come and visit their stand to hear about new innovations from PTW, including: 

  •  VERIQA – MC-based independent plan verification
  •  BEAMSCAN - A New Era in 3D Water Scanning
  • OCTAVIUS 4D - The modular platform for patient-specific QC
  • QA Data Management - Track-it
  • Unidos TANGO and ROMEO – the new generation of smart electrometers
  • Detectors and arrays designed for proton and MR-guided treatment units

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Last updated: August 2022