Multidisciplinary management of breast cancer

10-13 September, 2017
Dublin, Ireland


The course is primarily intended for specialists and trainees in the field of radiation and clinical oncology who are interested in extending their knowledge of the management of breast cancer. Other specialists active in the field of breast cancer and interested in an updated view of the possibilities of modern radiation oncology are very much invited to participate as well.



Course director
Philip Poortmans, Radiation Oncologist, Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen (NL)

Marianne Aznar, Physicist, The Finsen Centre – Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen (DK) 
Liesbeth Boersma, Radiation Oncologist,  MAASTRO Clinic, Maastricht (NL) 
Sarah Darby, Epidemiologist, CTSU, Oxford (UK) 
Youlia Kirova, Radiation Oncologist, Institut Curie, Paris (FR) 
Thorsten Kühn, Gynaecologist, Breast Cancer Klinikum Esslingen (DE) 
Birgitte Offersen, Radiation Oncologist, Aarhus University Hospital (DK) 
Birgit Vriens, Medical Oncologist, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven (NL) 
Lynda Wyld, Surgeon, Sheffield University (UK) 

Contouring administrator 
Sandra Hol, Radiation Therapist (RTT), Institute Verbeeten, Tilburg (NL)

Local organisers 
Elisabeth Forde, Radiation Therapist, Trinity College, Dublin


This multidisciplinary course aims at promoting an integrated approach to the management of breast cancer. The goal is to individualise the treatment based on the clinical presentation, its prognostic (tumour) factors and patient-related issues.