Sessions

Adaptive Therapy—The Future is Now

October 9, 2020 · 75 minutes
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Customers will share insight on why their clinics chose Ethos, lessons learned from implementation, what they currently treat and what they plan to treat.

Presenters
Bin Cai, PhD, Asst. Professor of Radiation Oncology, Washington University (St. Louis, MO)
Lauren Henke, MD, MSCI, Asst. Professor Radiation Oncology, Washington University (St. Louis, MO)
Dom Withers, MSc, Head RT Treatment Planning, RT Physics, Queens Hospital (Romford, UK)
Moderator
Yves Archambault, Director, Product Marketing, Varian Medical Systems

Early Clinical Experiences Using IDENTIFY in Academic and Community-based Centers

October 16, 2020 · 60 minutes
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Join leading global clinicians as they discuss the initial clinical implementation of Varian’s IDENTIFY SGRS technology. Learn about Varian’s comprehensive rethinking of patient safety, position and motion monitoring with a CT through treatment solution that supports a range of treatments, including radiosurgery and breath hold techniques.

Presenters
Arie Dosoretz, MD, Advocate Radiation Oncology (Ft. Myers, FL)
Mariska de Smet, PhD, Instituut Verbeeten (Tilburg, The Netherlands)
Bill Salter, PhD, DABR, FAAPM, Professor & Chief, Medical Physics-Radiation Oncology, Huntsman Cancer Institute - University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
Moderator
Mark Strausser, Director, Advanced Technology Solutions, Varian Medical Systems

Future of Telemedicine Panel Discussion

October 23, 2020 · 75 minutes
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With efficiencies, access to care, innovation, reimbursement, cost, convenience, and public policy in mind, the panel will discuss:

  • How telehealth affects access to care
  • The role of telehealth pre-, current, and post-COVID
  • What tools are needed (and what prevents them) to realize the potential of telemedicine and advancing the future
Panelists
Farzan Siddiqui MD, PhD, CPE, Henry Ford Cancer Institute (Detroit, MI)
George W. Sledge Jr., MD, Stanford University Medical Center (Palo Alto, CA)
Tony Young, PhD FRCS(Urol) OBE, Professor, National Clinical Lead for Innovation NHS England (London, United Kingdom)
Andrew Whitman, JD, SVP, Government Affairs, Varian Medical Systems
Dee Khuntia, MD, SVP, Medical Affairs, Varian Medical Systems
Moderator
Corey Zankowski, SVP, PhD, Oncology Software Solutions, Varian Medical Systems

New Advances in Proton Therapy Clinical Research

October 30, 2020 · 90 minutes
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Come hear leading clinical trial experts on how FLASH*, machine learning, and the European Particle Therapy Network are accelerating proton therapy clinical research.

Presenters
European Proton Therapy Clinical Trials: The Future is Bright
Cai Grau, MD, DMSc, Professor Radiation Oncology, Danish Centre for Particle Therapy (Aarhus, Denmark)
The Critical Role of Machine Learning in Clinical Trials
Ying Xiao, PhD, Professor Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
First FLASH Clinical Trial
John Breneman, MD, Professor Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery, UC Health, Medical Director, Cincinnati Children's/UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center (Cincinnati, OH)

 

*The FLASH*-enabled ProBeam system is an investigational device and is limited by United States law to investigational use only.

Moderator
Ricky Sharma, MD, PhD, VP Clinical Affairs, Varian Medical Systems, Honorary Clinical Professor, University College, London

Advances in Clinical and Workflow Excellence ─ European Focus

November 5, 2020 · 90 minutes
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This event touches on some of the product areas which are currently most topical with our customers. Spend 90 minutes and get five product updates.

Presenters
Early Experiences with a Cloud-Hosted Artificial Intelligence (AI)-Segmentation Solution
Luca Boldrini, MD, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario “A. Gemelli” IRCCS (Rome, Italy)
Creating a Distributed RapidPlan Head and Neck 'Super-Model'
Miranda Frizzelle, MS. Radiotherapy Physicist, University College London Hospital (London, UK)
Restructuring the Peer Review Process in a Growing Academic Practice
Steven Feigenberg, MD, FACRO, Chief Thoracic Radiation Oncology, Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine - University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
Single Fraction Urethra-Sparing Prostate Cancer: the ONE SHOT Trial
Thomas Zilli, MD, Professor & Vice-chief Radiation Oncology, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG) (Geneva, Switzerland)
The Future of Integration in Brachytherapy
Peter Hoskin, MD, FCRP, FRCR, Professor Clinical Oncology, University College London, Consultant Clinical Oncology, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (Northwood, UK)
Moderator
Tim Clark, Director, Marketing EMEA, Varian Medical Systems

Advances in Clinical and Workflow Excellence ─ Asia Pacific Focus.

November 12, 2020 · 90 minutes
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Presenters
Early Experience with Ethos System
Mikel Byrne, MMedPhy, MACPSEM, Senior Medical Physicist, Icon Cancer Centre Wahroonga (NSW, Australia)
Clinical Implementation and Initial Experience with the BRAVOS Afterloader at Wellington Regional Hospital
Jethro Donaldson, PhD, Medical Physicist, Blood and Cancer Centre, Wellington Hospital (New Zealand)
Three years of experience of HyperArc High-Definition Radiotherapy Technology
Filippo Alongi, MD, Professor Radiation Oncology, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Cancer Care Center (Negrar, Italy)
Moderator
Nastik Bhandari, Brachytherapy Commercial Manager, APAC, Varian Medical Systems