Magnetic Resonance Image Guided Radiotherapy (MRIgRT)

25th to 26th September 2023, London, Great Britain.

An opportunity to broaden your understanding of the capabilities and potential of MRI guidance in radiotherapy planning and treatment verification. We invite you to join us to hear from leading practitioners in the field, develop skills and share knowledge with other professionals involved in MRI in radiotherapy. 

This two day course aims to improve understanding of MRIgRT, focusing on the knowledge and skills required to support current and future needs in radiotherapy.

The development of MRI in radiotherapy planning involves close communication with radiology and radiotherapy professionals. This course is aimed at all professionals involved in or interested in MRI for radiotherapy, including radiographers, physicists and clinicians.

Course overview

The course will include taught and practical workshops to:

  • Improve understanding of the basic principles of MRI  
  • Build foundation skills to support the increase in demand for MRI simulation
  • Develop practical skills 
  • Learn about current clinical pathways and the latest research developments 

The practical demonstrations will include: 

  • MR simulation, image acquisition and interpretation, RT set up and safety. 
  • Sequence and parameter manipulation 
  • Adaptive workflow on the MR Linac 

Provisional lecture list

  • The clinical need for MR in radiotherapy
  • Image contrast, Resolution and Factors affecting signal-to-noise
  • MR Simulation
  • MR planning workflow
  • MR-CT fusion planning
  • Image fusion and dosimetry
  • Safety considerations
  • Regional MR in RT – Pelvis,
  • Regional MR in RT, Abdomen (liver and pancreas)
  • Regional MR in RT, Breast
  • Managing motion (4D)
  • MR in Brachytherapy
  • MR Linac QA
  • Diffusion Weighted Imaging (DWI) principles and applications
  • Functional imaging

Course Fees

Course Fees 2023 :-

£265/€310 Early Bird Registration Fee before 17th July 

£315/€370 Registration Fee after 17th July

Numbers of participants are strictly limited to provide a friendly open forum for debate, and to assist in the running of the workshops. Registration therefore is on a first-come-first-serve basis; there are no provisional bookings.

A place will be allocated only on receipt of the registration form together with a purchase order or completed bank transaction (BACS).

Registration forms without a purchase order or bank transfer payment will not be processed. 

General Information

Date: 25th to 26th September 2023

The Institute of Cancer Research
123 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3RP

For more information and detailed program visit the website.

Published in GI-Mail 07/2023 (English edition).

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