2014 Conference Programme


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UK & Ireland Prostate Brachytherapy Conference 2014


28th March 2014 - Radisson St Helen’s Hotel, Dublin

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08.45 Welcome & Agenda Dr Brian O’Neill, Dr Gerard McVey
09.00-10.30 Session 1: International Perspective

Chair: Dr Michael Maher (IRL)
09.00 LDR Brachytherapy in Ireland

Prof Frank Sullivan (IRL)
09.20 The European “Probrachy” Real Time Database

Dr Stefan Machtens (DE)
09.40 Prostate Brachytherapy: Canadian update

Prof Gerard Morton (Canada)
10.00 Prostate Brachytherapy: USA update

Prof Louis Potters (USA)
10.20 Discussion  

Tea & Coffee

11:00-12.20 Session 2
Challenging Cases
(submitted by panel and audience)
Audience Questions and Discussion
Moderator: Dr Gerard McVey (IRL) Panel: Prof Paul Nguyen (USA)
Prof Gerard Morton (Canada)
Prof Louis Potters (USA)
Dr David Bottomley (UK).
12.20 Abstract Presentations  




Session 3
Debate: What is the Optimal Treatment for Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer?
Chair: Dr Paul Kelly (IRL) 


Robotic Surgery

Mr Kiaran O’Malley (IRL)
14.15 External Beam Radiotherapy

Prof Joe O’Sullivan (UK)
14.30 Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Dr Nick Van As (UK)
14.45 Brachytherapy

Prof Gerard Morton (Canada)
15.00 Audience Feedback and Vote

15.20-16.20 Session 4
Toxicity and Salvage Strategies
Chair: Dr Dayle Hacking (IRL)


Prostate Brachytherapy: Management of Common Toxicities

Dr Ann Henry (UK)
15.40 Salvage Surgery

Dr Stefan Machtens (DE)
16.00 Salvage Brachytherapy

Prof Paul Nguyen(USA)
16.20 Prize for Best Abstract & Closing Remarks
Dr Brian O’Neill, Dr Gerard McVey

Meeting Close