Head and neck radiotherapy challenges

When: 
Monday 16 March 2020
Venue address: 
Life Conference and Banqueting, International Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4EP
CPD credits: 
5

Head and neck cancer radiotherapy planning is becoming ever more intricate and literally more focused. This study day will cover the latest developments in head and neck oncology including the ‘5+5 margins’ concept.

Includes a radiotherapy oulining workshop led by Professor Vincent Gregoire. 

Meeting organisers:
Dr Shahid Iqbal, Newcastle
Dr Robin Prestwich, Leeds

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Programme

Monday 16 March 2020
 

Timings

Lectures

Speaker

09:20

Registration and coffee

09:55

Welcome and introduction

 

Dr Charles Kelly, The Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

10:00

Re-thinking the surgical clear margin concept in the era of transoral surgery

Professor Vin Paleri, Head and Neck Surgeon, Royal Marsden Hospital, London

10:30

Desperately seeking the primary, the role of the pathologist in the search

Dr Max Robinson, Consultant Head and Neck Histopathologist, The Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11:00

Diffusion weighted MRI as imaging bio-marker in head and neck cancer

 

Dr Claire Paterson, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow

11:30

Coffee

12:00

Metastatic head and neck cancer: what is the value of radiotherapy to the primary site and/or oligometastases?

Dr Robin Prestwich, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

12:30

Post treatment imaging of the head and neck: the radiology perspective

Dr Andrew McQueen, Consultant Radiologist, The Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

13:00

Lunch

14:00

How should we reduce variation in head and neck practice?

Dr Tom Roques, Medical Director Professional Practice Clinical Oncology, The Royal College of Radiologist and Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals

14:30

A practical guide to using the 5+5 approach for head and neck radiotherapy outlining: when to, when not, and how?

Professor Vincent Gregoire, Radiation Oncology Department of Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France

15:20

Tea

15:40

5+5 Radiotherapy outlining workshop

Please note that delegates will need to bring their own laptops for this session.

Professor Vincent Gregoire, Radiation Oncology Department of Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France

16:40

Closing remarks and meeting close

Contact us

For any queries relating to this event please contact

Professional Learning and Development
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3JW

email: conf@rcr.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7406 5942

Booking

Registration fees:

Consultant member:                                         £208
Consultant non-member:                                  £257
Trainee member:                                              £143
Trainee non-member:                                       £188
Retired member:                                               £143
Allied healthcare professionals and nurses:     £143
Lay members, medical students and patients: £143
Industry:                                                            £281

Online booking, using a credit or debit card, is available to members and Fellows.

If you are not a member or Fellow, please complete and return the Registration Form, via email to or by post to:
The Conference Office, The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JW.
 

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Venue

Venue information

Life Conference and Banqueting

International Centre for Life
Times Square
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 4EP
United Kingdom

Radiotherapy outlining workshop

Radiotherapy outlining workshop 

Please note that this event features a radiotherapy outlining workshop, using the RCR radiotherapy outlining platform and will involve a small amount of work to be done in advance of the meeting, which will be sent to all delegates by email. 

Please note that delegates must bring their own laptops. 

Cancellations

Cancellation

Delegates wishing to cancel or transfer a place on a meeting:

  • On or before Friday 31 January 2020: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £15 administration fee
  • Between Monday 3 February 2020 and Friday 28 February 2020: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £25 administration fee
  • On or after Monday 2 March 2020: No transfer or refund permitted