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Date / Time 26/05/2021
6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Location No location available

An online learning opportunity about Proton Beam Therapy. For GPs and medical professionals – Join us on Wednesday 26th May at 18:45.

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About this event

Proton Beam Therapy: A Guide for Primary Care professionals, including applications, body sites and case studies. Your guest speaker will be Dr Bart Kurec, a Consultant from Worcestershire Oncology Centre and Rutherford Cancer Centres.

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Event agenda

  • 18:45: Introductions and welcome
  • 18:50 – 19:40: Dr Bart Kurec
  • 19:40 – 20:00: Questions and Answers

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This is an online event for GPs and medicals professionals, hosted by Rutherford Cancer Centres.

Signing up is easy, just click ‘register’, provide a few key details and you will receive an email with your ticket. The event will be held online via Microsoft Teams, which you can join via a web link or the app.

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Our guest speaker

Dr Bart Kurec is a consultant clinical oncologist in a substantive post in Worcestershire Oncology Centre, specialising in the management of urological cancers. Due to his background in radiation oncology, Dr Bart Kurec also has a supportive role in breast cancer radiotherapy. He has also previously supported lung and head and neck cancer radiotherapy, and is involved in the development and improvement of radiotherapy techniques in Worcestershire Radiotherapy Centre.

Dr Bart Kurec graduated in 2006 from the Medical University of Silesia, School of Medicine in Katowice, Poland. He completed his specialist training in radiation oncology in 2014 and subsequently moved to England and joined the team at Worcester Oncology Centre.

Dr Bart Kurec is involved in a number of clinical trials, actively recruiting patients, such as: STAMPEDE (for high risk and advanced prostate cancer), ADD-ASPIRIN, POSNOC (breast cancer), EASI-SWITCH (chemotherapy-related neutropenic sepsis management study).

Dr Kurec has received training from the Rutherford Cancer Centres in the delivery of proton beam therapy. The programme, Proton Therapy Clinical Education, in conjunction with The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and IBA, the leading proton beam therapy solutions manufacturer, involves oncologists gaining practical experience in Penn’s Roberts Proton Therapy Center – one of the world’s leading centres of proton therapy research and expertise.

 

Additional information:

  • Event participation is CPD Accredited. Certificates will be sent via email following the event.
  • The agenda for this event is subject to change.
  • Spaces for this event are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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