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PTCOG 47, May 19-24, 2008, University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Jacksonville, Florida, Unites States

Educational Workshop
Monday, May 19 Speaker Title ppt-file(pdf)
08.00 A. Mazal,  M. Moyers Physical Bases of Particle Therapy download, download
09.00 Y. Jongen Production of Particle Beams: Cyclotron download
09.30 G. Coutrakon Production of Particle Beams: Synchtrotron download
10.30 J. Flanz New Approaches in Particle Therapy download
11.15 R. Slopsema Proton Beam Delivery techniques and Commissioning Issues: Scattered Beams download
12.00 E. Pedroni Proton Beam Delivery techniques and Commissioning Issues: Scanning Beams download
13.45 R. Ferrand Treatment Planning: Scattered Beams n.a.
14.30 A. Lomax Treatment Planning: Scanning Beams download
15:45 Varia Practicum 1-4  
       
Tuesday, May 20 Speaker Title pdf
08.00 E. Blomquist Meningioma download
08.30 A Thornton Retreatments with Proton Therapy download
09.00 J.-L. Habrand Role of Proton Therapy in Pediatric Malig. download
09.30 T. Ogino Lung download
10.30 R. Malayapa Head and Neck download
11.00 E. Hug Bone/Soft Tissue download
11.30 A. Lee Prostate download
13.00 T. Elsaesser Biology download
13.45 H. Tsujii Hypofractionation download
15.00 Varia Practicum 1-4  
16.00 Varia Practicum 1-4  
       
Wednesday, May 21 Speaker Title pdf
08.00 S.Vatnitzky Beam Calibration Protocol download
08.30 H.M. Lu Patient-Specific QA download
09.00 Z. Li Periodic Machine QA download
09.30 H. Paganetti Monte Carlo Calculations download
10.15 W. Neuhauser Shielding and Radiation Safety download
10.45 N. Schreuder Maintenance, Logistics and Cost-Effectiveness download
11.15 M. Gillin Faciliy Start-up, Training and Operational Issues: MDACC Experience download
11.45 N. Mendenhall Faciliy Start-up, Training and Operational Issues: UFPTI Experience download
12.15 Varia Wrap Up (Hug, Mazal, Palta)  
       
       
Scientific Meeting
Thursday, May 22 Speaker Title pdf
08.30 T. Delaney State-of-the-Art in Particle Therapy: Physician's Perspective download
09.30 A. Lomax State-of-the-Art in Particle Therapy: Physicist's Perspective download
11.00 E. Hug Five years of comprehensive experience with particle therapy: PSI download
11.15 T. Delaney Five years of comprehensive experience with particle therapy: NPTC download
11.30 J. Slater Five years of comprehensive experience with particle therapy: LLUMC download
11.45 T. Kamada Five years of comprehensive experience with particle therapy: NIRS n.a.
12.00 J.-L. Habrand Five years of comprehensive experience with particle therapy: CPO download
12.15 K. Tsuboi Five years of comprehensive experience with particle therapy: PMRC download
12.30 T. Ogino Five years of comprehensive experience with particle therapy: NCC download
13.30 A. Konski, C. Cargas, R. Lee Point/Counter-point: Protons for Prostate Cancer Treatment (Abstract) download download download
14.30

S. Combs,  F.Vernimmen, A.Hasegawa, K. Tsuboi,   M. Fitzek,   C. Ares

Session 1: Clinical Outcomes

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16.30 H. Tsujii Steering Committee  
17.00

S. Safai,     B. Chera,    L. Dong,    R. Komaki, M.Schippers,  Y. Jongen

Session 2: Treatment Planning Issues and Haevy Ion Therapy

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18.30   UFPTI Reception  
       
Friday, May 23 Speaker Title pdf
08.00 E. Hall Neutrons Secondary to Proton Therapy: Problems and Solutions download
08.30 H. Paganetti, T. Elsaesser Survey Panel Discussion on Late Effects download download download
09.00 H. Tsujii Heavy Ions - Challenges and Promises: NIRS n.a.
09.30 S. Combs Heavy Ions - Challenges and Promises: GSI download
10.30 T. Elsaesser A. Rosenfeld H. Fuji         Y. Demizu   S. Sejpal     A. Lee Session 3: Improving the Therapeutic Ratio download download download download downloadn.a.
12.30 M. Bussiere B. Patyal
Z. Li
R. Zhu
Patient Immobilization and Position Verification Strategies download n.a. download download
13.30 H. Kooy
J. Unkelbach
D. Pflugfelder M. Gillin
O. Jaekel
S. Swerdloff
Session 4: Beam Scanning and Connectivity n.a. download download download download download
15.45 R. Mohan Achieving "What you see is what you get" in Particle Therapy download
16.15 A. Knopf In-vivo Imaging in Particle Therapy download
16.45 Z. Li Workflow Optimization in Particle Therapy download
       
Saturday, May 24 Speaker Title pdf
08.00 E. Hug Sarcoma download
08.30 W. Mendenhall Head and Neck download
09.00 J. Chang Lung download
09.30 T. Yock Pediatrics n.a.
10.30 B. Vikram Clinical Trials in Particle Therapy download
11.00 A. Konski
A. Lee
Panel Discussion: Randomized Trials vs. Prospective Registry download download
11.30 J. Flanz K. Matsuda Y. Jongen S. Zenklusen M. Braeuer M. Garella Session 5: Scanning Beam Technologies download download download download download download