Technology | September 29, 2009

Siemens Healthcare to Host ART Forum at ASTRO

Accelerated partial breast irradiation, carbon nanotube X-ray for medical imaging and radiation therapy and stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung are among the topics that will be addressed at the 2009 ART Forum, hosted by Siemens Healthcare and held in conjunction with ASTRO 2009 at The Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Ill., on Saturday, October 31, 2009, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The annual scientific symposium will feature “Innovative Technologies and Fractionation Schemes,” presented by Otto Zhou, David Godschalk Distinguished Professor - Keynote Speaker, and other experts from renowned institutions.

The reception takes place in the Signature Room, John Hancock Center at 7:00 p.m.

The annual scientific symposium will feature "Innovative Technologies and Fractionation Schemes." Hosted by Siemens Healthcare, experts from renowned institutions will present their latest clinical and scientific results. Speakers and topics include:

Carbon nanotube X-ray for medical imaging and radiation therapy
Otto Zhou, David Godschalk Distinguished Professor - Keynote Speaker
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Curriculum in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
Mark Trombetta, M.D.
System Director of Clinical Program Development, Breast and Surgical Brachytherapy Program Leader, Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS): Liver
Alexander V. Kirichenko, M.D., Ph.D.
System Director, SRS/SRT Programs, Allegheny General Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Pittsburgh, PA

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT): Lung
John Buatti, M.D.
Professor and Head, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

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