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PTCOG 48, Sep 28 - Oct 3, 2009, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Educational Workshop
Monday, Sep 28th Speaker Title pdf
08.00-10.15

A. Mazal

M. Schippers

T. Haberer

Physical Bases of Particle Therapy

Production of Particle Beams: Cyclotrons

Production of Particle Beams: Synchrotrons

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10.45-13.00

M. Roth

Z. Li

T. Haberer

New Accelerator Concepts, Laser

Beam Delivery Techniques: Scattered Beams

Beam Delivery Techniques: Scanning Beams

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14.00-15.30

S. Combs

E.Hug

R. Malyapa

Brain, Skull Base (1)

Brain, Skull Base (2)

Head and Neck

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16.00-18.15

J.-L. Habrand, S.Combs

H. Tsujii, D.Bush

G. Goitein

Pediatric Malignancies

Lung Tumors

Eye Treatments

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Tuesday, Sep 29th Speaker Title pdf

08.00-09.00

09.00-10.00

M. Scholz

P. Peschke

Radiobiological Basis

Clinical Radiobiology

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10.45-13.00

A. Mazal

A. Lomax

T. Elsässer

Treatment Planning: Scattered Beams

Treatment Planning: Scanning Beams

Biological Treatment Planning

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14.45-15.30

T. Okumura

 

S. Yamada, M.Münter

Liver Tumors

 

Gastrointestinal Tumors

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16.00-18.15

T. Kamada

C. Rossi, K.Herfarth

H. Tsujii

Bone/ Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Prostate

Hypofractionation

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Wednesday, Sep 30th Speaker Title pdf

08.00-10.15

O. Jäkel

H. Kooy

Z. Li

Dosimetry for Proton and Ion Beams

QA for Beam Scanning

QA for Passive Proton RT

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10.45-13.00

Chr. Bert

K. Parodi

U. Titt

Influence of Target Motion on (scanned) PB

Monte Carlo Calculations

Shielding and Radiation Safety

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Scientific Meeting
Thursday, Oct 1st Speaker Title pdf
07.00-08.00 O. Jäkel Knowledge Booster: All you need to know about Particle Therapy n.a.
08.30-09.00   Welcome Addresses  
09.00-11.00

A. Smith

T. Delaney

H. Tsujii

J. Debus

N. Mendenhall

J.D. Slater

MD Anderson Perspective

Boston Perspective

NIRS Perspective

HIT Perspective

Jacksonville Perspective

Loma Linda Perspective

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11.00-13.00

H. Dienemann

 

K. Herfarth

D. Bush

S. Murayama,
H. Fuji

S. Mori, L. Dong

Surgical Challenges and Promises for the Treatment of Lung Cancer

Options with Photon RT and Horizons with Carbon Ion RT

Clinical Results and Future Concepts with PT

Proton Therapy for Lung Cancer at LLUMC

Clinical Outcomes of Proton Beam Therapy for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Intrafractional and Interfractional Range Variation in Charged Particle Therapy of Lung Cancer

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11.30-13.00

J. Flanz

J. Naumann

E. Pedroni

T. Haberer

M. Pullia

From Passive to Active Beam Delivery at MGH

The Heidelberg Ion Therapy Center

The Second Generation Scanning Proton Gantry at PSI

Ion Gantry at HIT

Improving Ion Gantries

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14.00-15.00

G. Kraft

P.E. Huber

P. Fossati,
T. Kamada

What's New in Particle Radiation Biology

Photons, Carbon Ions and Targeted Drugs

Clinical GyE: the NIRS Approach and the Dependency of RBE fron Dose per Fraction

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15.30-17.30

V. Ewerbeck

T. Delaney

T. Kamada

 

J. Jesseph

Y.-L. Chen

 

H.P. Rutz et.al.

Surgical Aspects and Techniques for Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Particle Therapy for Sarcomas

Carbon Ion Radiotherapy for Bone and Soft-Tissue Sarcomas

 

Surgical Organ Displacement for Proton RT

Definitive High Dose Photon/Proton Radiotherapy for Unresected Chordomas

Spot-Scanning Proton Radiation Therapy for Extra-Cranial Chordoma

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Friday, Oct 2nd Speaker Title pdf
07.00-08.00

J. Debus

Knowledge Booster: All you need to know about Particle Therapy - Medicine for Physisists n.a.
08.00-09.00

S. Mori

H. Nyström

M. van Herck

N. Saito

Modes of Imaging - Interfractional

Modes of Processing - Interfractional

Concepts for Correction

QA Beam Tracking

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09.30-10.30

M. van Herck

A. Schläfer
A. Trofimov


Chr. Bert

Modes of Imaging - Intrafractional

Modes of Processing - Intrafractional

Image-Guided Particle Therapy. Correction Strategies for Intrafractional Motion

Dose Delivery in the Presence of Organ Motion

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10.30-12.00

J.J. Wikens

W. Enghardt et.al.

 

S. Klemm et.al.

 

N. Schreuder et.al.

 

 

T. Nishio et.al.

 

D. Winkler et.al.

Laser-accelerator Particle Beams for RT

The Project onCOOPtics: High-Intensity Lasers for Radiooncology

 

Commissioning of a Combined Carbon and Proton Therapy Treatment Planning System

An Evaluation of the Reproducibility of CBCT Images and the Feasibility of Using CBCT Images for Adaptive Cranial Proton RT

 

The Beam ON-LINE PET System Mounted on a Rotating Gantry Port for Proton Therapy in NCC Kasahiwa

Advanced Patient Positioning Strategies for Particle Therapy

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13.30-14.30

M. Durante

 

A. Abdollahi

E. Blakely

Late Stochastic Effects of Heavy Ions: From Astronauts' to Patients

Molecular Biology: Space Radiation - Space Radiation

Late Effects of Particle Radiations

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15.30-17.00

M.Hohenfellner

 

K. Herfarth

 

C. Rossi

A. Trofimov et.al.

M. Fitzek et.al.

 

 

K. Nihei et.al.

Surgical Approaches and Concepts for Prostate Cancer

 

Novel Techniques in Photon Treatment and Challenges with Heavy Ion RT

Proton Radiation Therapy for Pateints with Prostate Cancer

Interfractional Variations in the Set-up of Pelvic Bony Anatomy and Soft-tissue, and their Implication in Proton Therapy of the Prostate

Proton Treatment of Prostate Cancer in the Presence of Unilateral Hip Replacement

Multi-Institutional Phase II Study of Proton Beam Therapy for Organ Confined Prostate Cancer

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17.00-18.00

H. Tsujii

F. Lohr

Chr.P. Karger et.al.

 

E. Khmelevsky

Clinical Results with Hypofractionated Carbon Ion Treatment

Biological Rational and Clinical Impact of Hypofractionation

Relative Biological Effectiveness of carbon Ions in Normal Tissue and Tumors

Hypofractionation Variants of Proton Boost in Prostate Cancer Treating

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Saturday, Oct 3rd Speaker Title pdf
07.00-08.00

Chr.P.Karger

Knowledge Booster: All you need to know about Particle Therapy - Medicine for Physisists n.a.
08.00-09.30

U. Schick

W. Wick

S. Combs

 

J.-L. Habrand

 

K. Tsuboi et.al.

 

R. Malyapa et.al.

M. Tseytlina

Surgical Approaches for Brain Tumors and Tumors of the Skull Base

Systemic Treatment Options

Modern Multimodal Treatment Approaches with Innovative Photon Techniques and Particle Therapy for Brain Tumors and Tumors of the Skull Base

Results and Clinical Concepts for Proton Therapy

Hyperfractionated Concomitant Boost Proton Therapy for Supratentorial Glioblastoma Multiforme

Proton Therapy of Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Tumors

Proton radiosrgery of Intracranial Asteriovenous Malfomations

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09.30-10.15

N. Mendenhall

N.J. Liebsch

 

B. Rombi et.al.

J. Heufelder et.al.

Role of Particle Therapy

Proton Radiation Therapy for Pediatric Chordoma of the Cranial Base

Proton Radiotherapy for Pediatric Ewing's sarcomas: Initial Clinical Outcome of 29 patients

Proton Therapy of Ocular Tumors for Very Young Children under General Anesthesia

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10.45-12.00

H. Suit et.al.

P. Chapman

G. Goitein et.al.

 

Y. Demizu et.al.

 

A. Hasegawa et.al.

 

M. Münter et.al.

 

S. Bolle et.al.

 

S. Yamada et.al.

Assessment of Relative Merits of Proton and Carbon Ion Beam Therapy

The STAR Radiosurgery Program at Harvard and MGH

Proton Radiation Therapy of Ocular Melanoma at PSI - Long Term Analysis

Particle Therapy for Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas: A Retrospective Study

Carbon Ion Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Tumors Invading the Skull Base

Combination of IMRT and a Carbon Ion Boost for Subtotal Resected of Inoperable adenoid Cystic Carcinomas of the Head and Neck Region

Long-Term Results of Chemoradiation Therapy with Photons/Protons for Locally Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Carbon Ion Therapy for pateints with Pacreas cancer

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12.00-13.00

S. Schmidt et.al.

S.O. Grözinger

P. Grübling et.al.

R. Kampf

T. Nakano et.al.

K. Kume et.al.

M. Herbst

Technical Commissioning - A Cost Driver in Particle Therapy

Exploring Particle Therapy

Status Report: Particle Therapy Center of Marburg

NRoCK, North European Radiooncology Cenetr Kiel

Current Status of Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center

Present Status of Wakasa Wan Energy Research Center

First Clinical Experience at the RPTC Munich

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14.00-16.00

A. Lomax

M. Ellerbrock

Th. Friedrich

K. Parodi et.al.

 

K. Hotta et.al.

 

M. Bazalova et.al.

 

M. Söhn et.al.

 

T. van de Water et.al.

IMPT and Plan Robustness

IMPT with Carbon Ions

Uncertainties in RBE for Carbon Ions

The Application of Monte Carlo to Ion Beam Therapy Treatment Planning

Verification of Simplified Monte carlo Algorithm in Treatment Planning for Proton Therapy

Tissue Segmentation Issues in Monte carlo Treatment Planning for Prototn Therapy

4D Lung IMPT Planning and Evaluation on Multiple Deformable Geometries

Sparing the Salivary Glands with Scanned Protons in Head and Neck Radiotherapy

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