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Are you interested in starting a thermal oncology service at your cancer center?
Do you currently offer hyperthermia but would like more training?
Are you interested in increasing your center's revenue stream?

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All of these questions will be answered, plus hands-on training in superficial, interstitial and deep regional hyperthermia, along side the thermal medicine community's most experiences hyperthermia experts. Whether your a physician, physicist, RT, nurse or practice manager, you will benefit from the experience of this two-day intensive course.

Developed by the world-renowned University of Maryland, attending this CME credited program will ultimately benefit your patients.

Program held on October 18-19th 2019 at the University of Maryland and Maryland Proton Center. Use this link to download the program flyer. Space is limited to 24 students and we are expecting it to fill quickly.

Course Agenda - Day 1

8:00 am Opening Remarks Dr. Zeljko Vujaskovic
Dr. Dario Rodrigues
8:15 am How to establish a thermal oncology program Dr. Zeljko Vujaskovic
University of Maryland
9:00 am Practice guidelines for superficial thermal therapy Dr. James Snider
University of Maryland
9:45 am Break  
10:00 am Practice guidelines for interstitial thermal therapy Dr. John Hayes
Gamma West Cancer Services
10:45 am Practice guidelines for deep thermal therapy Dr. Jason Molitoris
University of Maryland
11:30 am Lunch  
12:30 pm Physics, planning, and execution of MW superficial thermal therapy Dr. Paul Stauffer
Thomas Jefferson University
1:15 pm Physics, planning, and execution of MW interstitial thermal therapy Dr. Marianna Guerrero
University of Maryland
2:00 pm Physics, planning, and execution of RF deep thermal therapy Dr. Dario Rodrigues
University of Maryland
2:45 pm Break  
3:00 pm Practical workshop rotation (4h) – Groups 1, 2 & 3
  • Review of clinical cases & clinical workflow, documentation, and reimbursement of thermal therapy at UMMC
  • Superficial/ interstitial thermal therapy practical course at UMMC
  • Deep thermal therapy practical course at MPTC
7:15 pm Reception  

Course Agenda - Day 2

8:00 am Practical Workshop Rotation (4h) - Groups 1, 2 3
12:00 am Lunch
1:00 pm Practical Workshop Rotation (4h) - Groups 1, 2 3
5:30 pm Closing Session