Proton Therapy Symposium

posted 2 Oct 2013, 19:56 by HKNOS .org.hk   [ updated 2 Oct 2013, 20:12 ]

Date: 23 October 2013 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:00pm – 8:30pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre, 12/F, Block R, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

 

Programme:


5:00pm:     Refreshment

5:30pm:      Overview of management of paediatric malignancies in Hong Kong
                    (Dr. Vincent Lee, Associate Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital)

6:00pm:     Conventional radiotherapy for paediatric malignancies and late side effects
                    (Dr. Michael Kam, Consultant, Department of Clinical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital)


6:30pm:
    Local experience on using tomotherapy for paediatric cancers in Hong Kong
                    (Dr. YT Fu, Senior Medical Officer, Department of Clinical Oncology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital)


7:00pm:
    Proton therapy as compared with IMRT with special reference to paediatric and cranial base cancers
                    (Dr. Tony Wong, Director of Medical Physics, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Center)

7:30pm:
    Experience of setting up a new proton therapy centre

                    (Dr. Tony Wong, Director of Medical Physics, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Center)


8:00pm:
    Discussion: Is it the right time to set up a proton therapy centre in Hong Kong? (All)

                      

Co-organizers:

Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Hong Kong Paediatric, Haematology & Oncology Study Group

Hong Kong Neuro-Oncology Society

Hong Kong Lung Cancer Study Group

Hong Kong Association of Medical Physics

Hong Kong Association of Radiation Therapists

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2 Oct 2013, 20:02
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