MCTP 2009 Meeting Announcement & Call for Abstracts

March 23, 2009 · Written by ·

The European Meeting on Monte Carlo Treatment Planning this year will be held in Cardiff (United Kingdom) on October 19-21, 2009. According to the MCTP2009 homepage:

The aim of MCTP2009 is to create a synergistic environment to maximize the integration of research, development and clinical implementation of MC technology in medical radiation physics devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. 

The deadline for abstract submission is March 31, 2009.

The five themes for this year’s meeting are: The five themes of MCTP2009 are: 1. External beam radiotherapy (Photons, electrons, hadrons, 4D, Applications in radiation biology), 2. Verification Imaging (Image Guided Radiotherapy, Dose Guided Radiotherapy, Quality Assurance, EPIDs), 3. Sealed and unsealed sources (Brachytherapy, Radionuclide Therapy, PET/SPECT), 4. Reference dosimetry (Radiation detector modelling, Calibration factors, MV and kV energy range), and 5. Code and system development (Variance Reduction Techniques, Optimization, Distributed and parallel computing).

For more information, to register (early registration discount ends on June 15, 2009) or to submit an abstract, visit the conference home page:

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