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2021 Prostate Workshop Agenda

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In-Person (space is limited)

Individual registration: $595

Team registration (includes 2 registrations, we recommend Physician and Physicist and/or Dosimetrists): $1,070

  • Additional team registrants under the in-person team rate are $495

Virtual (a live stream of both didactic and hands-on workshops)

Individual registration: $795

Team registration(includes 2 registrations, we recommend Physician and Physicist and/or Dosimetrists): $1,430

  • Additional team registrants under the virtual team registrants are $695

 

Thanks to our 2022 Prostate Workshop Faculty

Manuj Agarwal, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Jason Bray
VMware Healthcare

Dan Cail, MSc
Dana-Farber Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

Albert Chang, MD
UCLA

Gil Cohen, MS
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Steven Frank, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Mitch Kamrava, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Martin King, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Mira Keyes, MD
BC Cancer Agency

Marisa Kollmeier, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Daniel Krauss, MD
Beaumont Health

Bruce Libby, PhD
University of Virginia

Chris Logan
VMware Healthcare

Brian Moran, MD
Chicago Prostate Cancer Center

Firas Mourtada, PhD
Christiana Care Health System

Peter F. Orio, III, DO, MS
Dana-Farber Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

Daniel Petereit, MD
Monument Health, John T. Vucurevich Cancer Care Institute

Peter Romano
VMware Healthcare

Pete Rossi, MD
Callaway Young Cancer Center at Valley View Hospital

Avi Sarkar, PhD
Christiana Care Health System

Timothy Showalter, MD
University of Virginia

 

ALL TIMES ARE CENTRAL

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Registration, Breakfast and Industry Partner Time

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Tumor Board Tools

Moderators: Peter Orio, DO and Pete Rossi, MD

The Level I Evidence and Comparative Effectiveness for Prostate Brachytherapy
Mira Keyes, MD
BC Cancer Agency

Controversies in Brachytherapy: Mono or Combo for Definitive Management of Prostate Cancer and the Use of Genomic Classifiers
Albert Chang, MD
UCLA

Controversies in Brachytherapy: Role of ADT with Prostate Brachytherapy
Marisa Kollmeier, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Industry Partner Break

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

The Modern and Futuristic Brachytherapy

Moderators: Peter Orio, DO and Pete Rossi, MD

Current and Future State of Clinical Trials
Daniel Krauss, MD
Beaumont Health

A High-Quality HDR Implant
Pete Rossi, MD
Callaway Young Cancer Center at Valley View Hospital

A High-Quality LDR Implant
Mira Keyes
BC Cancer Agency

Integrating MRI into Brachytherapy: An Idealized Workflow for LDR and HDR
Steven Frank, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Working Lunch

Starting MARS in Practice
Manuj Agarwal, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Things I Have Learned
Brian Moran, MD
Chicago Prostate Cancer Center

Fellowship and Career Building
Manuj Agarwal, MD
University of Pennsylvania

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Live HDR Implant
Peter Rossi, MD
Callaway Young Cancer Center at Valley View Hospital

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Industry Partner Break

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Live LDR Implant
Peter F. Orio, III, DO, MS
Dana-Farber Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Welcome Reception and Dinner

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021

7:15 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast and Industry Partner Time

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hands-On-Workshop

LDR Station General Faculty
1 Mick Applicator Phantom Practice  Kollmier, Cohen, Sakar
2 Stranded/RealTime Phantom Practice Orio, Cail
3 Practice Phantom Practice Moran
4 MIM* TPS Demo Agarwal, King, Mourtada
Agarwal, King, Mourtada
Agarwal, King, Mourtada
5 VarisSeed* TPS Demo
6 Oncentra* TPS Demo

*Stations 4,5,6 will demo MRI integration, Intra op optimization, and pre and post-implant dosimetry

 

HDR Station General Faculty
1 US HDR/Elekta Phantom Practice Kraus, McKee
2 US HDR/Varian Phantom Practice Showalter, Libby
3 CT/MRI HDR/Elekta Workstation Chang, Giles, Elekta Specialist
4 CT/MRI HDR/Varian Workstation Kamrava, Varian Specialist
5 Hydrogel Rectal Spacers Phantom & Simulator Petereit

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Toxicity, Technical Pearls and Future Directions of Prostate Brachytherapy

Toxicity Management in Brachytherapy

  • Urethral, EUS Injury
    Albert Chang, MD
    UCLA

  • Rectum and QOL
    Mitchell Kamrava, MD
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Technical Tips to Avoid Toxicity and Best Practices
Marisa Kollmeier, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Salvage and Focal Brachytherapy
Mitchell Kamrava, MD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Salvage and Focal Ablative Therapy
David Crawford, MD
University of California, San Diego

Perioperative Preparation for the OR
Manuj Agarwal, MD
University of Pennsylvania

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Industry Partner Break

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Fee for Service and Future RO APM: The Bipolar Practices of Treating Prostate Cancer

Moderators: Timothy Showalter, MD and Pete Rossi, MD

The Financial Future of Brachytherapy and RO APM
Peter Orio, MD
Dana-Farber Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

Communicating the Value of Brachytherapy
Albert Chang, MD
UCLA

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Lunch and Industry Partner Time

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Disruptive Innovation, Global Telehealth and the Future of Teaching Brachytherapy

Moderator:  Pete Rossi, MD

Innovations and Obstacles of Global Telehealth and Preceptorship
Jason Bray
VMware Healthcare

Chris Logan
VMware Healthcare

Peter Romano
VMware Healthcare

Preceptorship to Preserve the Future of Brachytherapy
Daniel Petereit, MD
Monument Health, John T. Vucurevich Cancer Care Institute

Teaching Technical Skills
Martin King, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Teleteaching
Pete Rossi, MD
Callaway Young Cancer Center at Valley View Hospital

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Physics Breakout: The Nuts and Bolts of a Quality Brachytherapy Program

Moderator: Mahta McKee, MS

Building End to End Quality
Bruce Libby, PhD
University of Virginia

Innovations in Prostate Brachytherapy
Mahta McKee, MS
Wake Forest University

MRI TG-303
Firas Mourtada, PhD
Christiana Care Health System

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Live Demonstration of LDR/HDR Technique Workshop

  • Directed to virtual attendees but open to in-person registrants

SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2021

7:15 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast and Industry Partner Time

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hands-On-Workshop

LDR Station General Faculty
1 Mick Applicator Phantom Practice  Kollmier, Cohen, Sakar
2 Stranded/RealTime Phantom Practice Orio, Cail
3 Practice Phantom Practice Keyes, Moran
4 MIM* TPS Demo Agarwal, King, Mourtada
Agarwal, King, Mourtada
Agarwal, King, Mourtada
5 VarisSeed* TPS Demo
6 Oncentra* TPS Demo

*Stations 4,5,6 will demo MRI integration, Intra op optimization, and pre and post-implant dosimetry

 

HDR Station General Faculty
1 US HDR/Elekta Phantom Practice Kraus, McKee
2 US HDR/Varian Phantom Practice Showalter, Libby
3 CT/MRI HDR/Elekta Workstation Chang, Giles, Elekta Specialist
4 CT/MRI HDR/Varian Workstation Kamrava, Varian Specialist
5 Hydrogel Rectal Spacers Phantom & Simulator Petereit

 

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Individual Mentoring and Hands-On Workshop

Moderators: Pete Rossi, MD and Peter Romano

Roundtable on Global Telehealth and Teletraining

Moderator: Mahta McKee, MS

Roundtable with Physics

One–On–One Mentoring

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