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International School on Hadrontherapy «Edwin McMillan»

Workshop on Hadron Beam Therapy of Cancer

Erice, Sicily, Italy

April 24, 2009 - May 1, 2009


List of Speakers


 Auberger, Thomas
Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

 Indications for ion therapy in the body --- CANCELLED

 Battistoni, Giuseppe
INFN-MI, Milano, Italy

 A novel hadrontherapy treatment planning system: The INFN approach

 Biti, Giampaolo
Università di Firenze, Florence, Italy


 Bolton, Paul
Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Kyoto, Japan

 Laser-Driven protontherapy

 Brahme, Anders
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

 Future design for optimum effectiveness

 Calabretta, Luciano
INFN-LNS, Catania, Italy

 A 300 MeV super-conducting cyclotron for hadrontherapy
Summary talk on "Cyclotrons"

 Caporaso, George
Lawrence Livermore Natl. Laboratory

 High gradient linacs

 Craddock, Michael
TRIUMF, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  FFAG accelerators

 Cuttone, Giacomo
INFN-LNS, Catania, Italy

 Operational experience at LNS-INFN in Catania

 Flanz, Jay
General Hospital, Harvard, USA

  Scattering and scanning systems with and without gantries.
Operational experience at Massachusetts General Hospital.

 Goitein, Gudrun
Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland

 25 years of proton radiotherapy at PSI: An overview.

 Haberer,  Thomas
University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Gerrmany

 The Heidelberg ion therapy centre

 Herforth, Matthias
Siemens Healthcare Particle Therapy,Erlangen, Germany

 Synchrotron based PT solutions from Siemens AG

 Hiramoto, Kazuo
Ltd., Hitachi-shi, Japan

 PROBEAT: Hitachi protontherapy system

 Jongen, Yves
IBA, Louvain La Neuve, Belgium

 Recent progress in cyclotrons for protontherapy at IBA.
Recent progress in cyclotrons for carbon acceleration at IBA

 Linz, Ute
Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany

 Ion beam facilities from a medical perspective
Summary talk on "Treatment planning"

 Mayer, Ramona
EBG MedAustron, Wiener Neustadt, Austria

 Comparison of photon therapy, brachytherapy and hadrontherapy

 Meer, David
Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland

 New fast scanning techniques using a dedicated cyclotron at PSI: commissioning results

 Méot, François
CEA/IN2P3, LPSC, Grenoble, France

 The RACCAM project

 Noda, Koji
NIRS, Chiba, Japan

 Overview of NIRS accelerator activity.
Summary talk on "Synchrotrons"

 Orecchia, Roberto
CNAO, Pavia,  Italy

 Carbon and protontherapy plans at CNAO

 Patyal, Baldev
Loma Linda Univ. Med. Centre, Loma Linda, Ca, USA

 Dosimetric aspects of protontherapy

 Pedroni, Eros
Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland

 Gantry design and experience at PSI.
Summary talk on" System design and delivery systems"

 Peggs, Steve
Brookhaven Natl. Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA

 Rapid cycling medical synchrotrons

 Pullia, Marco
CNAO, Pavia,  Italy

 The design of CNAO

 Rees, Grahame
RAL, Didcot, Oxfordshire, U

 A new tracking gantry-synchrotron idea

 Roach, Mack
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

 Hadrons from Berkeley to World and Back

 Ruggiero, Alessandro G.
Brookhaven Natl. Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA

 Non-scaling FFAG cyclotrons

 Schirrmeister, Volker
Varian Particle Therapy, Germany

 Commercial construction of cyclotrons at ACCEL-VARIAN

 Scholz, Michael
GSI, Darmstadt, Germany

 Biological treatment planning and challenges resulting from spot scanning

 Sessler, Andrew
Lawrence Berkeley Natl. Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA

 Summary talk on "Linacs and new approaches"

 Trbojevic, Dejan
Brookhaven Natl.
Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA

 Innovative gantry design with non-scaling FFAG

 Wei, Jie
Brookhaven Natl.
Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA

 The proposed therapy facility for Guangchou

 Weinrich, Udo
GSI, Darmstadt, Germany

 Ion optical and mechanical issues of the Heidelberg Gantry

 Yokoi, Takeichiro
JAI, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK

 Overview of PAMELA: The UK non-scaling FFAG medical facility

Last revised: 04/05/2009