Exhibitions, Meetings and Symposia


Lunchtime Symposium: State-of-the-art Approaches to Efficient and Reliable IMRT/VMAT QA

December 2016 - March 2017

OSL’s popular lunchtime symposium is back for 2016-2017. Asia, OSL's medical physicist, will be visiting physics departments in England throughout December - March to demo products and present on the following topics:

  • Introduction to OSL
  • IMRT/VMAT QA challenges
  • IBA Compass with MXX/Dolphin
  • Mobius 3D/FX
  • Dosimetry Check
  • Q&A Session and discussion

Lunch will be included. Contact OSL to book a date for your department.

Lunch

Image-Guided Radiotherapy in Clinical Practice

23rd - 25th February, The Royal Marsden Conference Centre, London

This course is designed to help clinicians, physicists and radiographers to develop programmes for the clinical implementation of image guided radiotherapy. Visit OSL's stand where we will be displaying IMRT QA products on Thursday 23rd February.

More information and programme


4th Symposium on Primary Breast Cancer in Older Women

3rd March 2017, East Midlands Conference Centre

With an overall aim to personalise the management of primary breast cancer in older women, this event has the following specific objectives:

1. To develop an in-depth understanding around biology and treatment options.

2. To explore the specific physical and psychosocial needs and consideration including patients perspective.

3. To gain insight into the development of a holistic and multidisciplinary management approach and the importance of supporting research.

Visit OSL's booth and find out more about the INTRABEAM System

Meeting website


Palliative Radiotherapy

24th March 2017, London

Palliative radiotherapy is used to relieve our patients of pain or other distressing symptoms of their cancer and to improve their quality of life. It has traditionally been associated with the use of simple planning and delivery techniques but there is now increasing interest in the use of the latest treatment techniques such as Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) to provide more effective and durable control and reduce toxicity. Alongside these developments, there has also been a change to a more multidisciplinary approach in the management of palliative cancer care with consultant therapeutic radiographers and nurses taking an increasingly active role in the planning of palliative radiotherapy.

BIR website


Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine (IAPM) Annual Scientific Meeting 2017

25th March 2017, Dublin

The 8th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine will be held on Saturday, 25th March 2017 in Dublin. The IAPM ASM organising committee are working hard to bring you an exciting and stimulating programme that builds on the success of previous years.

More information is available on the IAPM website



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