Siemens User Meeting at ASTRO 2003

Oncology Care Systems Group
Siemens Medical Solutions
Last Modified: October 26, 2006

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Salutation
Presented by: Hermann Requardt, PhD

Welcome
Presented by: Ajit Singh, PhD

Opening Session
Presented by: Kary Mullis, PhD



IMRT
Moderated by: Joao Luis DaSilva, MD
Hospital Sirio Libanès

Clinical Outcome of High Dose IMRT for Prostate Cancer: The Monmouth Medical Experience
Presented by:
Adam Raben, MD view presentation
Hansen Chen, MS view presentation

Prostate Cancer IMRT
Presented by: Charles A. Enke, MD

IMRT in a Community Setting
Presented by: Morris Geffen, MD

Forward Planned IMRT (fIMRT) for the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Presented by: Sandra Hatch, MD

Documentation, Reimbursement, and Reimbursement for IMRT
Presented by: Carl R. Bogardus, Jr., MD



Imaging in Oncology
Moderated by: James Wong, MD
Morristown Memorial Hospital

Developments in PET/CT: From Concept to Practice
Presented by: David W. Townsend, PhD

4D CT
Presented by: Daniel Low, PhD

From Simple Film Replacement to Dose-guided IMRT with MV Cone Beam: The Role of aSi EPID
Presented by: Jean Pouliot, PhD

Implementing PET/CT into Radiation Treatment Planning for Lung Cancer
Presented by: Jeffrey Bradley, MD

CT-guided Stereotactic Radiation Therapy for Early Stage Lung Cancers – Long-term Clinical Data and Future Directions of 4D SRT Using Chasing Beam
Presented by: Minoru Uematsu, MD



Information Systems (LANTIS)
Moderated by: Andrew Miller, MD
Palmerston North

LANTIS 6.1
Presented by: Susan Koehl, BS, RT(T)

LANTIS Present and Future
Presented by: Gill Sharp

Realizing the Potential of Reporter
Presented by: Andrew Miller, MD

Radiation Oncology Information Systems – Implementation to Upgrades
Presented by: Tim Nelson, BS, RT(T)

Utilization of Clinical Assessments
Presented by: Teresa Lockwood, RN, BSN, OCN

Workflow Efficiencies of Quality Checklists as Part of an Electronic Medical Record
Presented by: Lisa Te Paiho Bowe, BS, RT(T)



The Future of Radiation Oncology; Physics Boundaries and Biological Frontiers
Presented by: James M. Metz, MD


News
ASTRO: Short Course of Breast Cancer Irradiation Effective

Aug 31, 2014 - A three week course of radiation treatment may be as effective as six weeks or more in patients with early-stage breast cancer, according to research presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, held from Nov. 1 to 5 in Chicago. In a related study presented at the meeting, adding radiation to the internal mammary lymph nodes does not improve survival in patients with early-stage breast cancer.



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