San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Professor Andrezj Kacperek,Manager of the National Centre for Eye Proton Therapy, part of the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, will present the Annual Joel Lecture on:
Proton Therapy: Will It Live Up To All The Expectations?
Hear the story of proton therapy from one of its pioneers. Andrzej Kacperek will give a personal account of how particle therapy was introduced to the world of cancer treatment 25 years ago. Andrezj will describe how proton beams can be shaped with precision that makes it possible to treat some of the most difficult tumours (tumours in the eye), He will also outline what the future may hold for the UCL/UCLH facility.
The Joel Lecture will be followed by a Reception in the South Cloisters, Wilkins Building.
The Joel Lecture is free, but you will need to register for a ticket using Eventbrite.
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UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Situated in the heart of London, the UCL Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering is one of the largest in the UK, and has close links to several major teaching hospitals.
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