Programme

Programme of the PTHO 2017 Congress


 

20.10.2017 (Friday)

8:15

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9:20

Registration

9:30

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9:40

Congress Opening

9:40

 

 

SESSION 1

Biological and molecular effects of tissue heating

9:40 - 10:00 Wiesław Kozak
Fever Biology
10:00 - 10:20 Elizabeth Repasky
Temperature Matters: Chasing an elusive evidence-based rationale for hyperthermia in the cancer clinic
10:20 - 10:40 Urszula Mazurek
Heat shock proteins in hyperthermia applied in oncology
10:40 - 11:10 Alexander von Ardenne
Non-oncological hyperthermia and a new immunological road to attack cancer
11:10 - 11:30 Bettina Weigelin
Activating serial killers – fever-range hyperthermia as supporting strategy for adoptive T cell transfer in cancer immunotherapy
11:30 - 11:40 Discussion

11:40

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12:00

Coffee break

12:00

   

SESSION 2

Hyperthermia in clinical trials and resaerch

12:00 - 12:20 Niloy Ranjan Datta
Overview of meta-analysis clinical trials in head neck cancers /recurrent breast tumours / locally advanced cancer cervix
12:20 - 12:40 Jacoba van der Zee
Results of randomized trials comparing treatments with or without hyperthermia
12:40 - 13:00 Andrzej Kukiełka
Rescue brachytherapy combined with interstitial hyperthermia in local relapse of prostate cancer after radical radiation therapy - prospective study phase II - current state of research
13:00 - 13:30 Rolf Issels
Up-date on clinical trials combining regional hyperthermia with chemotherapy
13:30 - 13:40 Discussion

13:40

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14:25

Lunch

14:25

   

SESSION 3

Clinical pratice

14:25 - 14:45 Dorota Kazberuk
Deep tissue hyperthermia in oncological gynaecology
14:45 - 15:05 Zeljko Vujaskovic
Hyperthermia and Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment: Rational and Clinical Directions
15:05 - 15:25 Boris Hübenthal
Case Reports from the Center of Integrative Oncology ZIO Zurich
15:25 - 15:35 Discussion

15:35

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15:50

Coffee break

15:50

 

 

SESSION 4

Hyperthermia techniques and development prospects

15:50 - 16:15 Gerard C. van Rhoon
Current technology for hyperthermia treatment.
16:15 - 16:40 Holger Wehner
Extreme whole body hyperthermia: risks and opportunities.
16:40 - 17:00 Wu Zhibing
Effect of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Perfusion Chemotherapy in Combination with Intravenous Chemotherapy as Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy for Advanced Gastric Cancer
17:00 - 17:10 Discussion
17:10 - 17:20 Adam Zaremba-Śmietański
Sponsored lecture - Presentation of the new opened hospital GEO Medical in Katowice

17:20

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17:30

Coffee break

17:30    

SESSION 5

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

17:30 - 18:15 Rolf Issels
Round table discussion: Standards of hyperthermia required for clinical application - state of the Art

18:15

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19:00

PTHO General Meeting of the Members

20:00

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 Gala Dinner

 

End of the first day 

 

 

21.10.2017 (Saturday)

8:00

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10:00

Breakfast

10:00

 

 

SESSION 6

Quality assurance and recommendations in hyperthermia

10:00 - 10:30 Hüsseyin Sahinbas
Temperature measurements and Quality assurance in a capacitive system with Celsius42 of deep locoregional hyperthermia
10:30 - 11:00 Hana Dobšíček Trefná
Quality assurtance in hyperthermia treatments
11:00 - 11:20 Wacław Śmiertka
Recommendations of PTHO for hyperthermia in selected tumor locations
11:20 - 11:30 Discussion

11:30

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11:40

Coffee break

11:40

 

 

SESSION 7

Oral presentation of selected hyperthermia centres

11:40 - 12:00 Markus Notter
Low dose re-irradiation & hyperthermia in extended local recurrent breast cancer : perspectives and challenges
12:00 - 12:20 Michał Niksa
Experiences with hyperthermia in Cancer Centre of Białystok
12:20 - 12:40  Bartosz Urbański
The oncologic hyperthermia
12:40 - 13:00 Jacek Kabut
The treatment of bladder cancer combined with regional hyperthermia - case report
13:00 - 13:10 Discussion

13:10

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13:20

Conclusions and closing

13:20

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14:30

Final lunch

 

End of the event