9th AROI ICRO Clinical Radiobiology Teaching Course (South Zone)

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9th AROI ICRO Clinical Radiobiology Teaching Course (South Zone)

25th May 2019

Indian College of Radiation Oncology (ICRO), the wing of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI), conducted the 9th AROI ICRO Clinical Radiobiology Teaching Course (South Zone) for radiation oncologists on 25th May 2019 at MIOT International.

The course was formally inaugurated by Dr. Prithvi Mohandas, Managing Director, MIOT International along with Dr. V. Srinivasan, Head – Radiation Oncology, MIOT International, Prof. Dr. Manoj Gupta, Prof. & Head – Dept. of Radiation Oncology, AIIMS, Rishikesh and Dr. Sunitha Prabakar, Radiation Oncologist, MIOT International.

More than 100 participants and guests were in attendance to understand radiobiological principles, and know their clinical applications and implications. All these were presented through various interesting modules, keeping the attendants engaged right through the course.

With healthy participation and enthusiasm to learn from those present, the “9th AROI ICRO Clinical Radiobiology Teaching Course (South Zone)” turned out to be a huge success!

Inauguration:

9th AROI ICRO Inauguration at MIOT International
Seen from left to right Dr. Sunitha Prabakar, Radiation Oncologist, MIOT International, Dr. V. Srinivasan, Head-Radiation Oncology, MIOT International, Prof. Dr. Manoj Gupta, Prof. & Head-Dept. of Radiation Oncology, AIIMS, Rishikesh, Dr. Prithvi Mohandas, Managing Director, MIOT International

Event Gallery:

  • Prof. Dr. Manoj Gupta presenting various modules on radiobiology
  • Participants and Guests during the course
  • Participants and Guests during the course
  • A big thank you to all! The “9th AROI ICRO Clinical Radiobiology Teaching Course (South Zone)” was a huge success!
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Participant Testimonials:


Feedback:

I extend my thanks to the organising committee MIOT Hospital and Professor Dr. Manoj Gupta sir for presenting the simplified approach to radiobiology. This will not only help us in understanding the clinical concepts but will be useful for exams as well.
With regards,
Dr. Suhail Ahmed, BMC AND RI
Bangalore.

Course Particulars:

Course Aim
  • To understand radiobiological principles
  • To know its clinical applications and implications
Course Eligibility
  • 1 / 2 / 3 year(s) MD / DNB / DMRT (Radiation Oncology) post graduate students
  • Senior residents & professional radiation oncologists
  • AROI Membership is mandatory (If non-member, please contact Dr. V. Srinivasan, Mob: +91 98410 22366).
  • Travel & accommodation to be borne by participants
  • The course is FREE without any programme fee (Prior registration is mandatory).

Programme Schedule:

8.30 am Registration
9.15 am – 9.30 am Inauguration
9.30 am – 11.15 am Modules: 1 & 2 (Interaction with matter & radiation injury to cells, Mechanism of cell survival curve, Exponential relationship, D10 & D0, Multi-model, L-Q Model)
11.15 am – 11.30 am Tea
11.30 am – 1.15 pm Module 3 (Clinical applications of L-Q models, Normal tissue injury with emphasis to spinal cord BED and its clinical applications, Altered fraction and its radiobiological basis)
1.15 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm – 3.15 pm Module 4 (Radiobiology of hypofractionation, SRS & SBRT, Factors affecting cell survival curve, HRS & IRR, Dose rate effect, Oxygen effect, Radiobiology of fractionated RT, Intrinsic sensitivity and SF2)
3.15 pm – 3.30 pm Module 5 (4 R’s of Radiobiology, Role of 4 R’s in SRS & SRT, TCP, NTCP, Therapeutic ratio LET and RBE)
4.45 pm Valedictory

Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI):

President Secretary President Elect
Dr. Rajesh Vashistha
Principal consultant & Medical Advisor,
Max Superspeciality Hospital,
Bathinda (Punjab)
Mob: 9316911970
Email: drvashistha@gmail.com
Dr. G.V. Giri
Consultant Radiation Oncologist,
Dept of Radiotherapy Sri Shankara
Cancer Hospital & Research Centre,
Bangaluru Mob: 9342880379
Email: girishuba@gmail.com
Dr. Manoj Kumar Gupta
Prof. & Head –
Dept. of Radiotherapy, AIIMS,
Rishikesh
Mob: 98161 37344
Email: mkgupta62@yahoo.co.in

Indian College of Radiation Oncology (ICRO):

Chairman Vice-chairman
Dr. Satyjit Pradhan
Prof. – Dept. of Radiotherapy & Radiation
Medicine IMS, BHU, Varanasi
Mob: 94152 28261
Email: satyajit.pr@gmail.com
Dr. D N Sharma
Prof, Dept of Radiotherapy AIIMS,
New Delhi
Mob: 98689 69899
Email: sharmadn@hotmail.com
Secretary Course Director
Dr. V. Srinivasan
Head – Radiation Oncology
MIOT International, Chennai.
Mob: 98410 22366
Email: secretaryicro@gmail.com
Prof. Manoj Gupta
Prof. & Head – Dept. of Radiation Oncology
AIIMS, Rishikesh
Email: mkgupta62@yahoo.co.in
Course Coordinator Organized by
Dr. Sunitha Prabakar
Radiation Oncologist,
MIOT International, Chennai
Email: prabs09@yahoo.com
Department of Radiation Oncology,
MIOT International,
Chennai