CSU and CU to host cancer radiation symposium in Denver July 31-Aug. 1 on Anschutz Medical Campus

By: InnovatioNews Wednesday July 9, 2014 0 comments Tags: Boulder, cancer treatment, CSU, CU-Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, Jac Nickoloff


FORT COLLINS/BOULDER - Colorado State University and the University of Colorado are co-hosting the "Photon, Proton and Carbon Ion Radiotherapy Symposium" set for July 31-Aug. 1 to explore the latest in radiation as a cancer treatment.

The symposium will be held on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Denver and will present advances in basic, translational and clinical research.

Speakers will represent the leading cancer research and treatment facilities, including the University of Munich, Massachusetts General Hospital, Duke University Cancer Center and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Registration is open and more information is available at cvmbs-cancer-treatment.colostate.edu.

"Radiation oncology is by nature multidisciplinary as it draws on physics, biology and medicine," said Jac Nickoloff, head of CSU's Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences.

"This symposium is unique in its focus on all three radiation modalities that have proven effective in cancer treatment."

Symposium presenters include the National Institute of Radiological Sciences of Japan, CSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, CSU Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, CSU Flint Animal Cancer Center, University of Colorado Health, CU Anschutz Medical Campus, CU Cancer Center and the CU Department of Radiation Oncology.

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