Welcome to ESTRO 27

More than 4,500 cancer and radiotherapy specialists will gather in Göteborg, Sweden, this September for the 27th annual congress of ESTRO. ESTRO 27 is to be held between the 14th and 18th September 2008 at the Göteborg Convention Centre in Göteborg.

Photo: Welcome to ESTRO 27

The congress will include teaching sessions, lectures, presentations of major breakthroughs, posters and discussions dealing with the different areas covered by radiotherapy such as physics, radiobiology, clinical radiotherapy and brachytherapy. More than 1,500 abstracts have been submitted, which is the highest number ESTRO has ever received.

ESTRO 27 offers an outstanding scientific programme combining lectures from eminent invited speakers, proffered papers and poster discussions, teaching lectures on a wide range of topics including clinical issues, brachytherapy, radiobiology, physics and technology as well as debates on controversial topics and clinical case discussions, a special poster reception, poster discussion sessions and electronic poster viewing.

There will also be pre-congress courses on clinical radiation oncology, radiobiology and medical physics, as well as courses for radiation technologists and oncology nurses. A multidisciplinary course on imaging will be jointly organised with the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) and the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS).

ESTRO 27 will also host the largest European exhibition in Radiotherapy with participation from all the leading manufacturers.

This article is adapted by the ESTRO 27 website.

To get more information of the congress, please click here.
 

26.08.2008

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