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One day late, but wanted to summarize #PancreaticCancer #PancSM talks from yesterday’s #ASTRO20 session on hypofractionation in GI Cancers before spill the beans on my study... 1/9
@MikeChoungMD gave a great talk on the @UMiami experience with #MRLinac for #PancreaticCancer #PancSM. This is a great technology that allows #RadOnc to replan the treatment each day based on the anatomy of the nearby bowel. #ASTRO20 2/9
In this study on #MRLinac, they showed that they can safely deliver ablative doses (about 50Gy/5 fractions) with less than 2% acute and late GI tox. #ASTRO20 3/9
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The clinical pre-meeting course on online MR guided RT at #ESTRO38 will be accompanied by a special edition of ctRO, ESTRO open access #radiotherapy journal. Several papers already online. #MRLinac
Uulke van der Heide: MRI basics for radiation oncologists.…

Sebastian Klüter: Technical design and concept of a 0.35 T MR-Linac.…

Dennis Winkel: Adaptive radiotherapy: The Elekta Unity MR-linac concept…
Joakim Jonsson: The rationale for MR-only treatment planning for external radiotherapy.…

Julia Murray: Prostate cancer – advantages and disadvantages of MR-guided RT.…
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Ok, quick thread on our newly awarded R01...
So, in 2016, @MDAndersonNews, @Elekta and @Philips investigators decided to put together an Academic-Industrial Partnership grant, which is a cool @NIHFunding mechanism for developing new technology, based on a prototype #MRLinAc device we’d installed in 2015.
So, we spent a year writing the R01 application, on how we could combine functional imaging and adaptive planing for head and neck cancer met with awesome POs from @theNCI & @NIBIBgov who helped w feedback on Spec Aims, & submitted A0 in early 2017
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