2019 Radiation Oncology Conference for Therapists and Dosimetrists

Each year, hundreds of radiation therapists and dosimetrists from around the United States and Canada attend this conference in Niagara Falls, NY, to learn about creative solutions and resources to address clinical and administrative issues in radiation oncology. This video series from the 2019 conference shares updates about: increasingly complex and changing treatments, the latest research, treatment planning, quality assurance, patient safety, and clinical and administrative support issues.


Radiation of the Pelvis: The Radiation Therapist’s Perspective

Patricia M. Chapin, RTT, shares patient setup and immobilization methods for radiation treatment to the pelvic region. This session will increase the attendee’s ability to think outside the box during simulation, how patient positioning ...
Patricia M. Chapin, RTT

Patricia M. Chapin, RTT

Radiation Therapy Team

Dealing with the Side Effects of Pelvic Radiation

Leayn Flaherty, PA, discusses common malignancies treated with pelvic radiotherapy, common side effects of pelvic radiation, and diet and lifestyle modifications that impact treatment tolerance.
Leayn Flaherty, PA

Leayn Flaherty, PA

Physician Assistant

Pelvic Irradiation: A Dosimetrist’s Perspective

Lee Culp, MS, CMD, RT(T), provides and dosimetrist's perspective on pelvic irradiation. The Dosimetry portion of the Pelvis Irradiation Symposium will focus on planning various sites within the Pelvis. We will highlight planning tips and ...
Lee Culp, M.S., C.M.D, R.T.(T.)

Lee Culp, M.S., C.M.D, R.T.(T.)

Certified Medical Dosimetrist at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Radiation Therapy of Patients with Cardiac Implantable Devices: Dosimetric Evaluation and Clinical Management

Iris Wang, PhD, DABR, FAAPM, discusses how radiation therapy affects patients with cardiac implantable devices.
Iris Wang, PhD

Iris Wang, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medical Physicist

Take 2 Aspirin and Call Me in the Morning: Re-evaluating Old Drugs for the Modern Era

Anurag Singh, MD reviews data for the effects of common drugs such as aspirin and beta-blockers in outcomes with radiation for a variety of malignancies.
Anurag Singh, MD

Anurag Singh, MD

Professor of Oncology
Director of Radiation Research, Department of Radiation Medicine
Co-Leader, Cell Stress and Biophysical Therapy Program
Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, Research

Particle Therapy: Past, Present & Future

Saif Aljabab, MD, FRCPC, discusses the past, present and future of particle therapy. A plethora of technical, logistical and financial advances have occurred in the field of particle therapy. With the increased uptake of particle facilities ...
Saif Aljabab, MD

Saif Aljabab, MD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Radiation Medicine

Advances in Cancer Therapy

Lalith Kumaraswamy, PhD, DABR, discusses advances in cancer therapy. There are recent advances in cancer therapy that shows some promise for certain type of cancers.
Lalith Kumaraswamy PhD, DABR

Lalith Kumaraswamy PhD, DABR

Assistant Professor
Staff Physicist, Department of Radiation Medicine
Director, Quality Assurance Program Department of Radiation Medicine