The Christie Proton Therapy Day

Saturday 16 November 2019

An introductory day suitable for clinical and non clinical staff involved in the delivery of proton beam therapy. This day is intended for teams who deliver proton beam therapy in the future.

This day is the first level of The Christie Proton School’s specialist programme for those involved in the development of proton therapy services or in the delivery of treatment. This particular day focuses on the needs of those directly involved in service delivery.

 

 

 

Topics covered

  • Basics of Proton Beam Therapy
  • Indications for Proton Beam Therapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • The Proton Centre
  • Proton Equipment
  • Treatment Planning
  • Patient pathways
  • Protons for paediatric and adult patients
  • Panel discussion

Intended audience

  • Radiation oncologists
  • Project managers
  • Physicists
  • Dosimetrists
  • Radiographers
  • Researchers