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23rd Apr 2022

Radiation Oncology has witnessed a markedly rapid progress in cancer care across the globe. Recent advancements in Radiation techniques have improved the outcomes with good tumor control with reduced complication rates. Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy has made it possible to deliver high doses without much major side effects.

A course on radiotherapeutic management of Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Tumors was conducted on 23rd and 24th April at MIOT International, Chennai. A large number of Trainees in Radiation Oncology and MD Radiation Oncologists participated discussing various aspects of Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Tumors from the basic anatomical level to the different types of radiotherapeutic solutions offered in the management.


Programme Schedule
Day 1 – 23rd April 2022
8.00 to 9.00 am Registration
9.00 – 9.40 am Anatomy of HPB system : A Radiation Oncologist’s perspective Dr. Prahlad Yathiraj, Radiation Oncologist, Chennai
9.40 – 10.10 am Imaging in HPB Tumors: A guide to RT Planning Dr. R. Madhan, Radiologist, Chennai
10.10 – 10.40 am Pathological classification of HPB Tumors Dr. Mukul Vij, Pathologist, Chennai
10.40 – 11.00 am Inauguration
11.00 to 11.15 am Tea break
11.15 – 11.45 am Epidemiology and Etiopathogenesis of HPB Tumors: Insight into the Indian context Dr. Pooja Nandwani Patel, Radiation Oncologist, Ahmedabad
11.45 – 12.15 am Classification of HCC: Looking beyond the TNM staging Dr. V.S. Hema Mala, Hepatologist, Chennai
12.15 – 12.45 pm Principles of Surgery in Hepatic Tumors: Defining the operable, borderline and inoperable Dr. Vimalraj Velayudham, HPB Surgeon, Chennai
12.45 – 1.30 pm Emerging role of precision radiation-SBRT in Liver Tumors Dr. Upasna Saxena, Radiation Oncologist, Mumbai
1.30 – 2.15 pm Lunch
2.15 – 2.45 pm Contouring guidelines for CTV in Hepatic Tumors: An image guided approach Dr. Sathiya Krishnamoorthy, Radiation Oncologist, Chennai
2.45 – 3.30 pm Motion management in Hepatic Tumors Dr. Kausik Bhattacharya, Radiation Oncologist, Hyderabad
3.30 – 4.00 pm Role of TACE and TARE and other advancements in Liver Tumors Dr. Karthikeyan Dhamodaran, Interventional Radiologist, Chennai
4.00 – 4.15 pm Tea break
4.15 – 5.00 pm Role of Chemotherapy in Hepatic Tumors: An insight in to advances in targeted therapy Dr. Anita Ramesh, Medical Oncologist, Chennai
Day 2 – 24th April 2022
9.00 – 9.30 am Evidence-based management of Pancreatic Tumors Dr. K.S. Kirushna Kumar, Radiation Oncologist, Madurai
9.30 – 10.00 am Role of SBRT in CA Pancreas Dr. Thomas Samuel Ram, Radiation Oncologist, Vellore
10.00 – 10.40 am Gall bladder malignancies: Stage wise approach Dr. Elango Sethu, HPB Surgeon, Chennai
10.40 – 11.00 am Tea break
11.00 – 11.30 am Emerging role of Protons in Liver Tumors Dr. Ashwathy Susan Mathew, Radiation Oncologist, Chennai
11.30 – 12.00 am SBRT in Cholangiocarcinoma – where do we stand? Dr. J. Mathangi, Radiation Oncologist, Bengaluru
12.00 – 12.30 pm Post SBRT Imaging and toxicities to watch for in radiating Liver Dr. Shankar Vangipuram, Radiation Oncologist, Chennai
12.30 – 12.45pm Closing Remarks
12.45 – 1.00pm Valedictory Function
1.00 – 2.00pm Lunch