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photon, proton, carbon ion, radiotherapy cancer treatment symposium

  Join us for the 2014 Joint Cancer Radiotherapy Symposium

Photon, Proton, and Carbon Ion Radiotherapy Symposium

Learn about advances in cancer treatment with photon, proton, and carbon ion radiotherapy.

Jointly sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education and Colorado State University.

-Registration is now closed-

Join us July 31-August 1, 2014, at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus for the cancer symposium "Photon, Proton, and Carbon Ion Radiotherapy: Advances in Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research." The symposium is presented jointly by the National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS), CSU's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences​, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, the University of Colorado Cancer CenterUniversity of Colorado - Department of Radiation Oncology​, the CSU Flint Animal Cancer Center, and University of Colorado Health.

The majority of cancer patients receive radiation as part of their treatment, either with traditional photon or proton radiotherapy,  or with carbon ion radiotherapy pioneered by the Japan National Institute of Radiological Sciences.  Radiotherapy is used to treat some of the deadliest cancers known to humankind, such as head and neck cancers; bone and soft tissue tumors; and lung, prostate, rectal, and pancreatic cancers.   

Oncologists, cancer researchers, educators, and other interested parties should attend to learn about the latest advances in basic and translational research, medical physics, and clinical practice related to photon, proton, and carbon ion radiotherapy.

 


* This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado State University. The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​
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