Program

Course overview

This training course aims at promoting an integrated technology in carbon-ion radiotherapy,
providing basic knowledge and practice-oriented trainings concerning carbon-ion radiotherapy as well as other topics related to this field.

Target Group

This training course is targeted primarily at participants with some expertise in radiotherapy and those who are interested in carbon-ion radiotherapy. Not only that, but also, trainees in radiotherapy, radiation oncologists, medical physicists, radiation biologists, radiological technologists, and any individuals having interests in this field.

Program

Introduction

History of CIRT
Hirohiko Tsujii
QST *
J-CROS activities
Hiroshi Tsuji
QST *
Insurance coverage in Japan
Tatsuya Ohno
Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center
PTCOG-AO
Tadashi Kamada
Kanagawa cancer center iROCK

Biology

Characteristics of carbon ion Radiotherapy in cancer therapy
Marco Durante
GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung
The latest biological research using the HIMAC
Ryoichi Hirayama
QST *
Rationale for hypofractionation
Yukari Yoshida
Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center
Recent Translational Research
Sei Sai
QST *
Biological advantage of heavy-ion radiotherapy
Takashi Shimokawa
QST *
Precision Radiotherapy
Takahiro Oike
Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center
Immune Radiotherapy
Hiro Sato
Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center
Targeted Radionuclide Therapy
Sumitaka Hasegawa
QST *

Physics

Basic knowledge of CIRT
Makoto Sakama
QST *
Accelerators
Yoshiyuki Iwata
QST *
Beam Delivery & QA
Takuji Furukawa
QST *
Treatment planning(Biological Models)
Naruhiro Matsufuji
QST *
Treatment Planning for CIRT
Taku Inaniwa
QST *
IGRT & Motion management
Shinichiro Mori
QST *
IGRT with in-room CT
Yoshiki Kubota
Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center
Radiation Protection
Shunsuke Yonai
QST *
Building design and commissioning for new facility of CIRT
Arnold Pompos
UTSouthwestern Medical Center
Medical physics in USA
Arnold Pompos
UTSouthwestern Medical Center

Clinical aspects

Head & Neck, Skull base
Masashi Koto
QST *
Eye & Lacrimal gland
Hirokazu Makishima
QST *
Lung tumor(Non-Small Cell)
Yamamoto/Nakajima
QST *
Liver
Hirokazu Makishima
QST *
Pancreas
Makoto Shinoto
QST *
Bone & Soft tissue Sarcoma
Reiko Imai
QST *
Genitourinary tumors (prostate)
Hitoshi Ishikawa
QST *
Genitourinary tumors (kidney)
Goro Kasuya
QST *
Locally recurrent Rectal cancer
Shigeru Yamada
QST *
Gynecological
Kazutoshi Murata
QST *
Breast
Toshiaki Matsui
QST *

Topics

Development of a compact HIRT facility - Toward the "Quantum Scalpel"
Toshiyuki Shirai
QST *
Overview of Proton Therapy
Hideyuki Sakurai
University of Tsukuba Proton Beam Therapy Center
Molecular diagnosis for radiotherapy
Tatsuya Higashi
QST *
Diagnostic imaging for radiotherapy
Riwa Kishimoto
QST *
Radiation Emergency medicine
Hideo Tatsuzaki
QST *
Cost effectiveness
Hidemasa Kawamura
Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center

Vender presentation

  • Toshiba Corporation
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
  • Sumitomo
  • RaySearch Laboratories
  • B dot Medical Inc.

Introduction of facilities

  • QST *
  • Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center
  • Kanagawa cancer center
  • Osaka Heavy Ion Therapy Center
  • Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center
  • Saga Heavy ion Medical Accelerator in Tosu, SagaHIMAT
  • Yamagata University East Japan Heavy Ion Center

*) QST : National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology