Palliative care and Radiotherapy - A course on prognosis, symptom control, re-irradiation and oligometastases

07-09 September, 2017
Brussels, Belgium

TARGET GROUP

This basic course is aimed primarily at trainee radiation and medical oncologists and experienced radiation and medical oncologists who want an update of their clinical knowledge. Clinical  physicists, palliative care physicians and  specialist nurses are welcome to participate.

FACULTY

Course directors
Peter Hoskin, Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon Hospital, London (UK) 
Yvette van der Linden, Radiation Oncologist / Head, Expertcentre Palliative Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden (NL)

Teachers
Morten Hoyer, Radiation Oncologist, Aarhus University Hospital, Aahrus (DK) 
Johan Menten, Radiation Oncologist / Palliative Care Physician, KU Leuven, Leuven (BE) 
Joanna Kazmierska, Radiation Oncologist, Greater Poland Cancer Centre, Poznan (PL)

 

 

COURSE AIM/RATIONALE

In this course, a comprehensive overview of the applicability and effectiveness of palliative radiotherapy schedules from an evidence based perspective will be provided in a multidisciplinary framework. Focus will be on both clinical-ethical aspects and more technical-physics related issues.