Agenda

WORKSHOP ON UNDERSTANDING HIGH-DOSE, ULTRA-DOSE-RATE AND SPATIAL FRACTIONATED RADIOSURGERY

Co-Sponsored by National Cancer Institute and the Radiosurgery Society®

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

 

8:00 – 8:05 AM OPENING REMARKS

Welcome Address by C. Norman Coleman, MD – NCI


8:05 – 10:00 AM WORKSHOP SUMMARIES

The Science Behind GRID
Biological Effects of Flash and Microbeam Radiotherapy
Radiation Delivery and Dosimetry Challenges in High-Dose Spatial Fractionation
Clinical Experiences using High-Dose Spatial Fractionation
Clinical Trial Testing Patient-Level Benefits of Novel Radiation Delivery Methods
Clinical Trials for Ultra-High-Dose Rate or Spatially Fractionated Radiotherapy
Brachytherapy and HDR versus GRID/Lattice/Flash

10:00 – 10:15 AM COFFEE BREAK


10:15 AM – 12:15 PM EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

Physics of High-Dose Spatial Fractionation
Biology of High-Dose Spatial Fractionation
Clinical Studies using High-Dose Spatial Fractionation
Physics, Biology and Clinical Basis of Ultra-Dose-Rate Radiotherapy
Physics, Biology and Clinical Basis of Microbeam Radiotherapy

12:15 – 1:00 PM LUNCH BREAK


1:00 – 2:00 PM POSTER VIEWING

View posters and speak with the authors.


2:00 – 2:30 PM POSTER DISCUSSIONS

Brief presentations by the authors of the top scoring abstract submissions.
Moderated by: Anand Mahadevan, MD – Geisinger Cancer Institute

Biology

Immune and Bystander/Abscopal Effects of Spatially Fractionated GRID and Lattice Radiation Therapy
Seema Gupta, PhD

Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Death and Repopulation of Tumor Cells and Reoxygenation of Hypoxic Tumor Cells after High-Dose Irradiation (SFR,SBRT,SRS)
Chang Song, PhD

University of Minnesota

Total Abdominal Ultra-Rapid FLASH Irradiation Demonstrates Decreased Gastrointestinal Toxicity Compared to Conventional Total Abdominal Irradiation in Mice
Karen Levy, MD

Stanford University


2:30 – 3:00 PM COFFEE BREAK


3:00 – 4:00 PM POSTER DISCUSSIONS

Brief presentations by the authors of the top scoring abstract submissions.
Moderated by: Anand Mahadevan, MD – Geisinger Cancer Institute

Clinical

Mini Beam Radiation Treatment – Preliminary Report of a Randomized Study of Treating Dog Brain Tumors
Vijayananda Kundapur, MD

Saskatoon Cancer Centre / University of Saskatchewan

Clinical Outcomes of Spatially Fractionated GRID Radiotherapy (SFGRT) in the Treatment of Bulky Tumors of the Head and Neck
J. Isabelle Choi, MD

University of Maryland

Early Clinical Results of Proton GRID Radiation
Majid Mohiuddin, MD

Northwestern University

Physics

Development of an Electron and Ion Laser Source to Test Radiobiological Effects with Ultra-High Dose Rates
Eleanor A. Blakely, PhD
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Comparison of Dose Fractionation Schedules for Lattice Radiation Therapy for Large Tumors – A Clinical and Dosimetric Study
Gaurav Shukla, MS

Geisinger Cancer Institute & Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Optimization of a Microbeam Collimator Design for use with Image-guided Small Animal Irradiators
Nolan M. Esplen, BS

University of Victoria

Dosimetric Evaluation of Proton-Based GRID Therapy
Alonso N. Gutierrez, PhD

Miami Cancer Institute


4:00 PM CLOSING REMARKS

Closing Comments by C. Norman Coleman, MD – NCI & Bhadrasain Vikram, MD – NCI

 

Agenda subject to change.