The Royal College of Radiologists programme

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The Royal College of Radiologists and the NCRI are  collaborating for a third year. Together we bring you a range of sessions organised by the RCR and running alongside the rest of the Conference programme. These sessions will take place Tuesday 4 November.

12.20-14.10 Poster viewing
including a dedicated radiotherapy and radiobiology section
12.45-13.45 Proffered paper session including a selection of the RCR Ross Prize winner
14.10-15.40 Symposium: High precision radiation therapy
Hosted by Diana Tait, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Dean, Royal College of Radiologists, London, UK

George Edelstyn lecture: Stereotactic radiation therapy
Robert Timmerman, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA

Towards high-precision proton therapy
Tony Lomax, Paul Scherrer Institute, Zurich, Switzerland

Image guided radiation therapy

Uwe Oelfke, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK

16.00-17.40 Parallel session: Biology of the radiation response
Hosted by Gillies McKenna, CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology, UK

Modern view of the 5 Rs of radiobiology
Kevin Harrington, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK

RCR Ross Prize proffered paper winner presentation (TBA)

Combining radiotherapy with DNA repair inhibitors in the lab and the clinic
Anthony Chalmers, University of Glasgow, UK

Genetic screens exploring tumour radiosensitivity
Geoff Higgins, University of Oxford, UK

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