Nordic Collaborative Workshop for Particle Therapy

  • The Skandion Clinic welcomes Nordic professionals with an interest in particle therapy to a workshop aiming at improving the Nordic collaboration. The meeting will be held from lunch to lunch on 14-15 November 2019 in Uppsala.

    To the registration form

    We need your help to put together a really interesting and interactive program. When you fill in the registration form please choose three workshops you want to take part in. We can´t ensure your choices is in the final program, but your suggestions will help us with the planning.

    Conference fee:
    1.000 SEK – The price includes lunches, coffee breaks and dinner.

    Registration deadline 
    October 25, 2019

    Hotel
    If you want to book a room at Hotel von Kraemer, adjacent to the clinic, please use the link: https://hotelvonkraemer.nitesoft.se and the booking code NCW2019.

    More information to come on this site

    Contact person: lena.biornstad@skandion.se

  • Building Clinical Evidence for Particle Therapy

    Plenary session
    Particle therapy – Perspectives from Europe and the Nordic countries

    Workshop themes

    • Indications for PT – yesterday, today and tomorrow
    • How to identify proton patient in referring centres
    • Patient perspective
    • Common clinical studies – new and ongoing
    • BNCT and protons – rivals or partners?
    • Handling variable RBE in the clinic
    • Developing techniques for moving targets

    Key note speaker – Professor Damien Weber

    Medical Director of the proton clinic at Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Villigen, Switzerland. One of the organisers of the European Particle Therapy Network (EPTN), a task force of ESTRO. Leader of the radiation therapy group of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC).