FALCON Workshop

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The 9th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers is taking place from 16-19 November 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. ESTRO is organising a delineation contouring workshop during EMUC on the topic: Target volume contouring in bladder cancer.

The workshop will take place on Saturday 18 November from 08:45 – 10:15.

Workshop tutor: I. Nobre Góis (PT)
Chair: M. Hulshof (NL)
Panellists: A. Kiltie (GB) and B. Pieters (NL)

Target audience
The delineation workshops are aimed at junior clinical or radiation oncologists wanting to improve their contouring skills or more senior specialists wanting to refresh and validate their knowledge and skills in this field.

Structure of the workshops:
– Explanation of the contouring software
– Presentation of the clinical case
– 1st round of contouring (20 minutes)
– Presentation of the delineation guidelines
– 1st round of contouring (15 minutes)
– Discussion between experts and participants

Practical arrangements
Participants should bring their own laptops. Internet connection will be available.
Participants will be limited to 60 persons to keep a strong interactivity in the group.

Registrations
Please click here to register for the EMUC meeting and the FALCON workshop

FALCON (Fellowship in Anatomic delineation and CONtouring) is the multifunctional ESTRO platform for contouring and delineation. Attending a FALCON workshop offers the opportunity for individual professionals

  • to validate their contouring practice during live workshops by comparing them with those from experts and other participants
  • to learn the indications proposed by the experts that coordinate the workshops
  • to discuss with other participants, experts and panelists
  • to communicate and use the delineation guidelines in order to further integrate themselves into daily practice