(site under construction)

in association with RaySearch Laboratories

RaySearch is a committed pioneer of software that drives innovation in radiation therapy. Many leading particle centers around the globe rely on RayStation®, our next-generation treatment planning system, as a platform for both clinical excellence and cutting-edge research. RayStation handles a wide variety of treatment techniques and beam lines. What’s more, it is the first system to enable planning for carbon-ion pencil beam scanning. By supporting the most advanced particle therapy techniques, we are helping to advance cancer treatment worldwide. Learn more at www.raysearchlabs.com

HollandPTC is the independent clinic and research centre in which TU Delft, Leiden University Medical Centre and Erasmus Medical Centre collaborate in providing excellent care and groundbreaking research. As of autumn 2017 HPTC will be treating complex oncology patients and has the ambition to be one of the world-wide leading Institutes in the field of proton therapy.

Starting up a New Proton Clinic

Interactive Workshop and Site Tour Programme - 28th March 2017

Chair: Petra Suurmond
Organiser: Stephanie Jaczniakowska-McGirr
Office manager HollandPTC: Marlies van Kempen
Location / Adress: Yes!Delft, Molengraaffsingel 12-14, Delft, The Netherlands

Location: Holland PTC, Yes! Delft, Molengraaffsingel 12-14 Delft, The Netherlands

10:30: Arrival of the bus, Welcome with coffee and tea

Petra Suurmond, HPTC

11:05: Short introduction of HollandPTC
Building, Equipment, Milestones, Current state
Stijn Krol, HPTC

11:15: Buying Proton Therapy Equipment
Selection process
Jorn Verwey

11:45: Selecting treatment planning system
Considerations in the selection proces
Erik Traneus, Raysearch

12:05:Selection of team, training and organization
What skills are necessary in the multisdiciplinairy team, training program
Petra Suurmond, HPTC

12:30-13:30 LUNCH Break
15 min demo’s of TPS for Protons in Raystation by Erik Traneus at 12:50 and 13:10

13:30:Managed Clinical Network for Proton Therapy
Forming a managed clinical network for proton therapy in the Northeast of the Netherlands
Angelique Bouma, GPTC

13:55:Patient Position Verification in Proton Therapy
The use of in room CT on rails
Nienke Holtzer, HPTC

14:20: Starting up R&D
Pitfalls, do's and don'ts and where to put your focus
Mischa Hoogeman, R&D

14:45: Proton Planning Learning Curve
Dennie Fransen, HPTC

15:15: Tea &Coffee Break

16:00: Centre Site Tour

17:00: Drinks and networking reception

18:00: Departure of the bus to Amsterdam