MD Anderson Particle Therapy Institute Education Series
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January 21 | 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CST
January 22 | 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST

MD Anderson Particle Therapy Institute Education Series
Proton Therapy Training Webinars
TWO TIME ZONE OPTIONS

January 21 | 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CST
January 22 | 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST

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CNS / Pediatrics Proton Therapy Course

Who Should Attend

This proton therapy course is designed for physicians, physicists, dosimetrists, therapists, and proton therapy center administrators.

Presented by MD Anderson Proton Therapy Faculty

David R. Grosshans, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Arnold dela Cruz Paulino, M.D.

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Falk Poenisch, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Catherine Evans, CMD

Medical Dosimetrist, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Presented by MD Anderson Proton Therapy Faculty

David Grosshans

David R. Grosshans, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Arnold dela Cruz

Arnold dela Cruz Paulino, M.D.

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Falk Poenisch, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Catherine Evans, MSRS, CMD

Medical Dosimetrist, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Training Overview

This course consists of 4 sessions over 3.5 hours, covering comprehensive treatment and planning approaches for CNS / Pediatrics Proton Therapy.

SESSION 1

CNS Adult/Pedi Proton Treatment and Outcomes

Speaker: David Grosshans, M.D., Ph.D.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Understanding of potential indications for proton therapy for adult and pediatric CNS tumors
  • Learn about proton treatment techniques for CNS tumors
  • Learn about the potential benefits of proton therapy in sparing cognitive function

SESSION 2

Proton Therapy for Pediatric Non-CNS Solid Tumors

Speaker: Arnold dela Cruz Paulino, M.D.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Understanding of potential indications of proton therapy in pediatric non-CNS tumors
  • Understanding of treatment issues with proton therapy in children
  • Learn about the efficacy of proton therapy in non-CNS
    childhood cancer

SESSION 3

Physics Perspective in Treating Pediatric CNS Proton Therapy

Speaker: Falk Poenisch, Ph.D.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Understanding the process of commissioning of a Monte Carlo system for IMPT
  • Understanding the clinical workflow for CNS patient

SESSION 4

CNS Treatment Planning

Speaker: Catherine Evans, MSRS, CMD

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Learn IMPT Treatment Planning procedures
  • Understanding Robust Planning Parameters within Eclipse

Training Overview

This course consists of 4 sessions over 3.5 hours, covering comprehensive treatment and planning approaches for CNS / Pediatrics Proton Therapy.

SESSION 1

CNS Adult/Pedi Proton Treatment and Outcomes

Speaker: David Grosshans, M.D., Ph.D.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Understanding of potential indications for proton therapy for adult and pediatric CNS tumors
  • Learn about proton treatment techniques for CNS tumors
  • Learn about the potential benefits of proton therapy in sparing cognitive function

SESSION 2

Proton Therapy for Pediatric Non-CNS Solid Tumors

Speaker: Arnold dela Cruz Paulino, M.D.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Understanding of potential indications of proton therapy in pediatric non-CNS tumors
  • Understanding of treatment issues with proton therapy in children
  • Learn about the efficacy of proton therapy in non-CNS
    childhood cancer

SESSION 3

Physics Perspective in Treating Pediatric CNS Proton Therapy

Speaker: Falk Poenisch, Ph.D.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Understanding the process of commissioning of a Monte Carlo system for IMPT
  • Understanding the clinical workflow for CNS patient

SESSION 4

CNS Treatment Planning

Speaker: Catherine Evans, MSRS, CMD

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Learn IMPT Treatment Planning procedures
  • Understanding Robust Planning Parameters within Eclipse