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The University of Maryland Medical Center offers a new Trilogy of Radiation Oncology program at their downtown Baltimore facility.  The cancer center, first in the world to provide proton therapy and hyperthermia under one roof, offers the best in cancer treatment technologies to patients. With the addition of the Gammapod treatment system for early-stage breast cancer, the UMMC maintains it's standing as a leader in patient care.

Pyrexar Medical is privileged to have its BSD-2000 Deep Regional Hyperthermia System and BSD-500 Superficial/Interstitial Hyperthermia System in the hands of these medical pioneers. Many advancements and best practices have come from the pioneering work of the Translational Radiation Science Team at the university.

UPDATE: The ESTRO and WCB conference dates have been pushed back as a precaution to travel-related health risks in neighboring European countries. 

World Congress of Brachytherapy 2020 and the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology ESTRO 2020, will be held at the Reed Meese Congress Center, Vienna, Austria this year,  April 2-4, 2020July 31st to August 4th.  Together they provide a broad spectrum of lectures, exhibits, and information on the state of radiotherapy treatment.   Pyrexar will be represented in both events by Sennewald Medizintechnik GmbH.  


UCSF-Predicting Benefit from Advanced Radiation Technologies

On March 27th-29th, the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, will offer a CME Course titled "Predicting Benefit from Advanced Radiation Technologies."  The 3-day event will cover a vast array of radiotherapy topics, including two presentations on hyperthermia's role in radiation oncology.  Pyrexar is supporting this event with a sponsorship.  - UCSF Event Registration Link

German Cancer Congress

The German Cancer Congress (DKK / Deutscher Krebskongress) is the largest and oldest congress covering cancer diagnostics and therapy in German-speaking countries. The 34th annual congress will take place from February 19th - 22nd, 2020, at the CityCube in Berlin. Thermal oncology experts, Dr. Sennewald Medizintechnik, will be exhibiting Pyrexar's hyperthermia system solutions in booth D1.5 in hall B.

If you are planning on attending, please make a note to attend Hyperthermia Interdisciplinary Working Group (IAH) session titled: Hyperthermia - Indications and Combinations, on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020.

CHAIRS: Daniel Zips MD, UMC Tubingen, Germany
Felix Krummradt, UMC Heidelberg, Germany
Peter Wust MD
UMC Charité Berlin
"Current state of technology and relevant studies."
Oliver Ott MD
UMC Erlangen
"Neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy with regional hyperthermia in rectal cancer (HyRec phase II study)"
Cihan Gani MD
UMC Tubingen
"Hyperthermia as part of organ-preserving therapy concepts for rectal cancer."
Rolf Isssels MD
UMC Munich Grosshadern
"Interim analysis of the HEAT phase III study on adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer."
Udo Gaipl PhD
UMC Erlangen
"Hyperthermia and immune response."

A complete schedule of events is available on the organization's website.

Pyrexar Medical is a proud sponsor of the Eleventh Biennial Conference of the IAHOM ( Indian Association of Hyperthermic Oncology and Medicine) held in Mumbai on 15th & 16th February 2020. The meeting is co-sponsored by the Society for Cancer Research and Communication and Nanavati Multispeciality Hospital.

Nanavati Hospital Vile Parle Mumbai

Topics at the conference include

    • Immunology relevant to Hyperthermia
    • Nanotechnology
    • Economics of setting up Hyperthermia Center in Emerging Economies
    • Hyperthermia from India HIPEC and HIFU
    • Innovations in Technology

 You may recognize several of the hyperthermia luminaries scheduled to speak which include, Dr. Zeljko Vujaskovic of the University of Maryland Medical Center, Dr. Jacoba van der Zee, Dr. Gerard van Rhoon, and Dr. Hans Creeze of Erasmus MC, The Netherlands, 

Indian association of hyperthermic oncology and medicinenanvati logo .Society of Cancer Research and Communication

A special thanks to Dr. Nagraj G. Hiulgol and Dr. Jugna Bhattacharya for their work in bringing hyperthermia awareness and education to India.

 Link to the conference brochure download.