Radiation Oncology

Target Insight: Program

Target Insight: May 1, 2017


time session

8:45 – 8:55

Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Alejandro Berlin and Dr. Ewa Szumacher

8:55 – 9:45

Keynote: Personalized Radiation Medicine – the Future of Radiation Repair
Dr. Fei-Fei Liu

Followed by Q&A

9:45 – 10:25

Session 1A – Personalized Medicine applied to Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy: From image to molecular guidance
Speaker: Dr. Eric Vigneault
Moderator: Dr. Christiaan Stevens


Session 1B – Using biology and technology to personalize RT for breast cancer
Speaker: Dr. Ivo Olivotto
Moderator: Dr. Sarah Rauth

11:05 – 11:20

Coffee Break

11:20 – 12:30

Workshop 1 –  Cancer & Aging
Facilitators: Dr. Shabbir Alibhai and Dr. Martine Puts

Workshop 2 –  Mentorship in Radiation Medicine
Facilitators: Dr. Ewa Szumacher and Dr. Jennifer Croke

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch Break
Special lunch session for trainees on “Landing your next steps after residency”

Speakers: Drs. Ivo Olivotto, Scott Bratman and Rob Dinniwell

1:30 – 2:10

Session 2A – Liver and pancreas SBRT: Challenges and lessons learned 
Speaker: Dr. Laura Dawson
Moderator: Dr. Sten Myrehaug


Session 2B – Choosing wisely: When to be aggressive in the treatment of lung  oligometastases?
Speaker: Dr. Yee Ung
Moderator: Dr. Moji Taremi

2:50 – 3:50

Debate – Radiotherapy treatment adaptation: dose or volume
Debaters: Dr. Tom Purdie and Dr. Lorraine Courneyea

3:50 – 4:05

Coffee Break

4:05 – 4:45

Session 3 – Head and Neck Cancer
Speaker: Dr. John Waldron
Moderator: Dr. Ian Poon

4:45 – 5:35

Keynote: Technological Transformation in Radiation Medicine: Boom, Bust, Echo
Dr. David Jaffray

Followed by Q&A

5:35 – 5:50

Concluding Remarks
Dr. Rebecca Wong