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Palliative Radiotherapy Conference 2018

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Palliative radiotherapy is used to relieve our patients of pain or other distressing symptoms of their cancer and to improve their quality of life.

It has traditionally been associated with the use of simple planning and delivery techniques but there is now increasing interest in the use of the latest treatment techniques such as Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) to provide more effective and durable control and reduce toxicity. Alongside these developments, there has also been a change to a more multidisciplinary approach in the management of palliative cancer care with consultant therapeutic radiographers and nurses taking an increasingly active role in the planning of palliative radiotherapy

Details

Date:
March 21
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://birorgukportal.force.com/CPBase__event_detail?id=a170O00000CGTTHQA5

Organiser

BIR
Phone:
020 3668 2220
Website:
https://www.bir.org.uk/

Venue

ETC Venues, Manchester
11 Portland Street Manchester M1 3HU United Kingdom + Google Map
Website:
https://www.etcvenues.co.uk/venues/manchester