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2016 Scientific Meeting
the SRS/SBRT Scientific Meeting 2016
Bridging the Gap: Advancing Research & Education





PERFORMANCE & QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SESSION (PQIS)

The PQIS is an interactive forum allowing the review of complex patient cases, encouraging the audience of medical professionals to interact, share experiences and opinions.

RESTRICTED ACCESS

Think back to the days of M&M; following the traditional format of past PQIS. Submissions include interesting and/or challenging case studies that are reviewed and chosen by a team of SRS/SBRT experts. This session is limited to medical professionals.

    



 


NOTE: Agenda is subject to change.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016 
2:00 - 5:00 PM
Registration
2:00 - 7:00 PM
Exhibitor Set-Up
2:00 - 5:30 PM
PRE MEETING EVENT: Varian Radiosurgery Symposium
Harnessing the Synergy of Radiosurgery and Immunotherapy: Your Edge & the Future of Cancer Care - Register Here

The event is happening prior to the start of the RSS SRS/SBRT Scientific Meeting 2016 and requires a seprate registration.



THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016
6:30 - 7:00 AM
Continental Breakfast / Coffee with Exhibitors
General Session

7:00 - 7:30 AM
Welcome and Introductions
Clinical & Physics Sessions
7:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Clinical and Physics Abstract Presentations with Q&A 
oral presentations based on abstract submissions
9:45 - 10:15 AM
Coffee Break / Visit with Exhibitors
Clinical & Physics Sessions
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Clinical and Physics Abstract Presentations with Q&A 
oral presentations based on abstract submissions
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
Lunch with Exhibit Hall Presentations
12:00 - 12:15 PM
Optimizing Prostate SBRT with the Use of Rectal Spacers
Michael Zelefsky, MD - Supported by Augmenix

12:15 - 12:30 PM
A Decade of Changing Practice Patterns for Linac SRS vs Gamma Knife SRS for Brain Metastases in the US
Henry Park, MD , MPH - Supported by Varian Medical Systems

12:30 - 12:45 PM
Automatic Brain Metastasis Planning and Follow-up Analysis
Kurt Erler - Supported by Brainlab

12:45 - 1:00 PM
Infini Rotary Gamma Ray Radiosurgical System: Development History and Description
Marcus Ware, MD, PhD - Supported by MASEP

1:00 - 1:15 PM
Automating IMRT & VMAT for SBRT with Auto-Planning
Ted Poulton - Supported by Philips

Clinical Session

1:45 - 6:00 PM
Clinical Abstract Presentations with Q&A 
oral presentations based on abstract submissions
Physics Session: Dosimetry
Moderator: Mary-Ellen Masterson-McGary, MA, MS - CyberKnife Centers of Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay, FL and Ian Cowley, PhD - The Harley Street Clinic, London, United Kingdom
1:45 - 2:00 PM
Introducing the Dosimetry Plan Library and Future Directions
Ian Cowley, PhD - The Harley Street Clinic, London, United Kingdom
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Dosimetry Metrics associated with a Good SRS/SABR/SBRT Plan
Christoph Furweger, PhD - European CyberKnife Center Munich, Munich, Germany
2:45 - 3:30 PM
SRS/SBRT/SABR Plan Margins: Review of Contemporary Practice
Sonja Dieterich, PhD - University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
3:30 - 4:15 PM
SRS/SBRT/SABR Contouring: Pitfalls and Consequences
Mary-Ellen Masterson-McGary, MA, MS - CyberKnife Centers of Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay, FL
4:15 - 5:00 PM
Panel Discussion
Mix and Mingle Event

6:00 - 7:30 PM
FastPass to Endor
7:30 PM
Dinner on your own
FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
7:00 - 7:30 AM
Continental Breakfast / Coffee with Exhibitors
Bridging the Gap Between Immunotherapy & Hypo-Fractionated Radiation Therapy
      
A joint session with National Institutes of Health (NCI / NIH), Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), Radiation Research Society (RRS), and the Radiosurgery Society (the RSS)
Moderators: Mansoor M. Ahmed, PhD - National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland and Samir N. Khleif, MD - Georgia Regents University, SITC Board Director, Atlanta, Georgia 
7:30 – 7:40 AM
Opening Remarks: Beyond Radiosurgery - The RSS’ Mission to Push the Boundaries of Hypo-Fractionated Radiation
Anand Mahadevan, MD - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
7:40 – 7:50 AM
NCI’s Mission and Its Role in Promoting Science of Radiation in Immunology
Mansoor M. Ahmed, PhD - National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
7:50 – 8:00 AM
SITC’s Mission and Its Role in Promoting Cancer Immunotherapy among Radiation Oncologists and Radiation Biologists
Samir N. Khleif, MD - Georgia Regents University, SITC Board Director, Atlanta, GA
8:00 – 8:10 AM
RRS’ Mission and Its Role in Promoting the Importance of Radiation Biology in Cancer Immunology
Charles L. Limoli, PhD - UCI Cancer Research Institute, RRS President, Irvine, CA
8:10 – 8:30 AM
Overview of Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Samir N. Khleif, MD - Georgia Regents University, SITC Board Director, Atlanta, GA
8:30 – 8:50 AM
Importance of Radiation Doses for Immune Modulation and Sequencing for Immunotherapy Synergy in Solid Tumors
Marka R. Crittenden, MD, PhD - Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, Providence Cancer Center, Portland, OR
8:50 – 9:10 AM
Current State of Clinical Trials Combining Radiation and Immunotherapy: Challenges and Opportunities
Andy J. Minn, MD, PhD - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
9:10 – 9:30 AM
Translational Science and Biomarkers Selection for Monitoring Efficacy of Trials Combining Radiation Plus Immunotherapy
Arta Monir Monjazeb, MD, PhD - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Davis, CA
9:30 - 10:15 AM
Coffee Break / Visit with Exhibitors
The Showdown Debates: May the Force be With You
10:00 – 11:15 AM 
Ablative vs. Non Ablative Radiation for Abscopal Effects
Silvia C. Formenti, MD - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY
Chandan Guha, MB, BS, PhD - Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Pre-Resection vs. Post-Resection SRS for Brain Metastases
Scott G. Soltys, MD - Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
John C. Flickinger, MD - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
12:30 - 2:00 PM
Lunch with Exhibit Hall Presentations
12:45 - 1:00 PM
Optimizing Prostate SBRT using CyberKnife with the Incise MLC System
Jacob Gersh, PhD - Supported by Accuray

1:00 - 1:15 PM
Enhanced Imaging Features Designed to Increase Confidence for Stereotactic Treatment Delivery
Annie Hsu, PhD, DABR - Supported by Varian Medical Systems

1:15 - 1:30 PM
Next Generation Brain Radiosurgery: Early Experiences
Dheerendra Prasad, MD, MCh, FACRO - Supported by Elekta

1:30 - 1:45 PM
TBD
Lorraine Portelance MD - Supported by ViewRay

2:00 – 3:15 PM
SABR vs. Surgery for Operable Stage I Lung Cancer
Bill W. Loo, Jr., MD, PhD, DABR - Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Jessica S. Donington, MD - NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
3:15 – 4:30 PM
Hypo-Fractionated SBRT vs. Single Dose for Prostate Cancer
Debra Freeman, MD - Tampa Bay CyberKnife Centers, Tampa Bay, FL
Carlo Greco, MD - Champalimaud Clinical Centre, Lisbon, Portugal
SRS/SBRT Practice Guidelines Session
Moderator: Fang-Fang Yin, PhD – Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
4:30 – 4:50 PM
SRS/SBRT Practices from European Perspective
Ben J. Slotman, MD, PhD - VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
4:50 – 5:10 PM
SRS/SBRT Guidelines from NRG Perspective
Kristin Higgins, MD - Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
5:10 – 5:30 PM
SRS/SBRT Guidelines from AAPM/RSS Perspective
Fang-Fang Yin, PhD – Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Poster Reception & Awards

5:30 – 7:30 PM
Residents’ BEST Abstract Awards - presented by BEST Medical
Best of the Best Clinical and Physics Abstract Awards
7:30 PM
Dinner on your own
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016
7:00 - 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast / Coffee with Exhibitors
Performance and Quality Improvement Session (PQIS)
The PQIS is an interactive forum allowing the review of complex patient cases, encouraging the audience of medical professionals to interact, share experiences and opinions.
8:00 - 10:00 AM
PQIS Part 1: the Original - Restricted Access
Moderator: John J. Kresl, MD, PhD, DABR, FACRO - Radiation Oncologists of Central Arizona (ROCA), Phoenix, Arizona
  Description: Think back to the days of M&M; following the traditional format of past PQIS. Submissions include interesting and/or challenging case studies that are reviewed and chosen by a team of SRS/SBRT experts. This session is limited to medical professionals.
10:00 AM - NOON
PQIS Part 2: 2016 AAMD/RSS Dosimetry Plan Study: SABR/SBRT for Prostate Cancer - All are Welcome

Moderator: Mary Ellen Masterson-McGary, MA, MS - CyberKnife Centers of Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay, Florida and Brian Wang, PhD - University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
  Description: This session is a new addition. We heard you! “Hands-On” case studies for planning and comparison. The Plan Study will produce powerful statistics and profound knowledge to inter-compare different planners, techniques, TPS, and delivery modalities. This session is open to all.
NOON – 1:30 PM
Lunch with Exhibit Hall Presentations
12:15 - 12:30 PM
Deliver Value-based Healthcare with Patient-centered Outcomes
Martin Pelliant - Supported by VisionTree Software

12:15 - 1:00 PM
The Radiosurgery Society Annual Meeting
Joanne N. Davis, PhD - Executive Director, the Radiosurgery Society
Richard D. Bucholz, MD - St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO and President of the Board of Directors of the Radiosurgery Society

SRS/SBRT in the Setting of Re-Irradiation: Indications, Safety and Efficacy (RISE)
                                  
A joint session with the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), Radiosurgical Research Institute (RRI), and the Radiosurgery Society (the RSS)
Moderator: Anthony E. Dragun, MD - James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
1:30 – 1:35 PM
Opening Remarks & Introduction
Anthony E. Dragun, MD - James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
1:35 – 2:00 PM
Re-Irradiation Applications involving CNS and Spine 
John C. Flickinger, MD - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2:00 – 2:25 PM
Management of Locoregional Recurrence of Breast Cancer: the Emerging Role of Radiosurgery
Anthony E. Dragun, MD - James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
2:25 – 2:50 PM
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Recurrent Head & Neck Cancers: New Options, New Challenges
Dwight E. Heron, MD, MBA, FACRO, FACR - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2:50 – 3:15 PM
Radiobiology and Physics of Radiosurgery in Re-Irradiation
Jun Yang, PhD - Philadelphia CyberKnife, Havertown, PA
3:15 – 3:30 PM
Panel Q&A
Radiation Therapist Breakout Session
Moderator: Joey Spring, BS, RT(T) – St. Joseph’s/Candler, Savannah, Georgia
1:30 – 1:35 PM
Opening Remarks & Introduction
Joey Spring, BS, RT(T) - St. Joseph’s/Candler, Savannah, GA
1:35 – 1:55 PM
SRS, SBRT and Conventional RT
Jun Yang, PhD - Philadelphia CyberKnife, Havertown, PA
1:55 – 2:10 PM
SRS/SBRT Clinical Care Process
Annette Quinn, RN - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2:10 – 2:25 PM
Online Imaging Challenges with SBRT Thoracic Patients
Una Keightley - Beacon Hospital, Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland
2:25 – 2:45 PM
Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the 21st Century
Steve Goetsch, PhD - San Diego Gamma Knife Center, San Diego, CA
2:45 – 3:05 PM
SRS/SBRT, What is the Future?
Shalom Kalnicki, MD - Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
3:05 – 3:25 PM
Panel Q & A
3:25 – 3:30 PM
Closing Remarks
Clinical Studies
Moderator: Shalmon Kalnicki, MD - Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
3:30 – 4:30 PM
Is Surgery Still the Optimal Treatment for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer? The VALOR Trial
Drew Moghanaki, MD, MPH - Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA

NCI-Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice: The MATCH Trial
Mansoor M. Ahmed, PhD - National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

SBRT for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
Anand Mahadevan, MD - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Closing Event

6:00 - 9:00 PM
Venue to be determined
* Agenda is subject to change.


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RSSEARCH® PATIENT REGISTRY

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DOSIMETRY PLAN LIBRARY

NEW for RSS Members, the Dosimetry Plan Library allows users to download, practice, compare and learn tips and tricks for treatment planning SRS/SBRT cases. Login and visit the Dosimetry Plan Library page found under the Physics Section tab.

ENTER A PUBLISHING COMPETITION

CyberHeart is proud to collaborate with Cureus on the first publishing competition of its kind: Advanced Retrospective Studies for the Investigational Use of Non-invasive Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Cardiac Arrhythmia and Other Cardiovascular Conditions To have your article published on the RSS channel be sure to select us when you submit. Deadline to submit is June 1, 2016 - click here for more details.

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