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July 08. Christie Hospital, Manchester. Invited presentation by Dr Taylor on “Heart disease after breast radiotherapy”.

June 2008 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Italian Radiation Protection Association. Presentation by Professor Darby.

May 2008 5the International Oncology Meeting organised by the Spanish Society for Radiation Oncology, the Spanish Radiation Oncology Clinical Research Group, Madrid. Presentaion by Professor Darby. 

April 2008 6th European Breast Cancer Conference, Berlin. Presentation by Professor Darby. 

March 2008. Joint meeting of Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority, Norwegian Breast Cancer Group and Norwegian Radiotherapy forum. Presentation by Professor Darby. 

March 2008. Technical University of Munich. Invited presentation by Dr Taylor on “Cardiovascular risk after breast cancer radiotherapy” at the kickoff meeting of the CARDIORISK collaborative research program.                                                                                     

January 2008. The Netherlands Cancer Institute. Seminar by Professor Darby. 

December 2008. Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda MD, USA. Seminar by Professor Darby. 

November 2007 Organisation of European Cancer Institutes. Workshop on Late Effects of Cancer Treatment, Budapest. Presentation by Professor Darby.

September 2007. Research Day of Aalborg Hospital. Poster presentation by Dr Marianne Ewertz for an audience of hospital staff, politicians and lay people.  Poster Aalborg 2007

July 2007. International Congress on Radiation Research Invited presentation by Professor Darby on heart disease following radiotherapy for breast cancer.

 

June 2007  Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, St Petersburg, Russia Invited presentation by Professor Darby on the long-term effects of treatment for breast cancer to ~200 Russian breast cancer specialists.

 

June 2007 Radiography Group, Churchill Hospital, Oxford. Presentation by Dr Taylor on heart disease following radiotherapy in breast cancer.

 

June, 2007, European Commission, Brussels: Dr Hall and Dr McGale presented the RACE project to fellow EC coordinators and partners for a discussions on collaboration and future call for proposals.

June 2007. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Invited presentations by Professor Darby and Dr Taylor on the effects of radiotherapy after breast cancer to ~1200 clinicians specialising in radiotherapy. Videos of these presentations have been made available via the ASCO website to all 30,000 cancer specialists registered for the conference, as well as to all other ASCO members.

June 2007 Thirteenth Annual Congress of the German society for Radio-oncology (13. Jahreskongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Radioonkologie), Hannover Invited plenary presentation by Professor Darby on the long-term side effects of radiotherapy for breast cancer. to ~500 German clinicians specialising in radiotherapy.

 

May 2007  Clinical Oncology Group, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds. Presentation by Dr Taylor on the application of the dosimetry methodology to patients irradiated in Leeds in  2006.

April 2007 5th Warsaw-Falenty Breast Cancer Congress. Invited presentation by Professor Darby on adverse long-term effects of radiotherapy for breast cancer to ~500 breast cancer clinicians from Poland and other eastern European countries.

January 2007 Collaborative Group on Observational Studies of Breast Cancer Survivors. Presentations by Dr McGale. Professor Darby and Dr Taylor on the general ssue of heart disease following radiotherapy for breast cancer,  the provisional cohort analyses and the dosimetry methodology. Meeting attended by representatives of cancer registries in all five continents.

December 16-17, 2006, San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium: Attended by over 6,000 breast cancer specialists. Poster presentation by RACE team on preliminary results from cohort study.poster PhotoSABCS

November 2006 American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO).  Plenary presentation by Dr McGale. One of four plenary talks selected from over 1600 abstracts. Audience ~2500 cancer specialists. Included data applying the dosimetry methodology to women in randomised trials.

 

November 2006 Advent Symposium on Breast Cancer. University of Jena, Germany. Invited presentation by Professor Darby

 

November 2006  Sixth UK National Breast Trials Meeting, Presentation by Dr Taylor on the dosimetry methodology and its application to women in randomised clinical trials.

October 2006  European Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology (ESTRO). Leipzig, Germany.  Invited plenary presentation to audience of ~2000 cancer specialists by Professor Darby. Poster presentation by Dr Taylor on dosimetry methodology.

 

September 12, 2006, Royal College of Radiologists clinical Oncology Annual Scientific Meeting: Dr Carolyn Taylor (working in the Sarah Darby group) won the Junior Research Fellowship Prize for the best presentation at the Royal College of Radiologists clinical Oncology Annual Scientific Meeting. Dr. Taylor’s presentation described her work on the dosimetry methodology.

July 2006, US National Academy of Sciences Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board: Professor Darby gave an invited presentation at a public session of the US National Academy of Sciences Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board in July.  As a result of this presentation, the US National Academy of Sciences are considering commissioning a BEIR style report on radiation-induced cardiovascular disease.

June 2006, the American Statistical Association meeting on Radiation and Health: Invited presentations on the study, one by Professor Darby covering the statistical aspects and one by Dr Taylor covering the dosimetry methodology, were made to an international audience at the American Statistical Association meeting on Radiation and Health. 

May 2006. Twelfth Annual Congress of the German Society for Radio-oncology (12 Jahreskongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Radioonkologie). Dresden, Germany. Invited presentation on heart disease after radiotherapy for breast cancer by Professor Darby

March 2006, International Workshop "Breast cancer: late iatrogenic effects of radiotherapy and systemic adjuvant treatments". Villejuif, Paris. Invited presentation on late effects of radiotherapy for breast cancer by Professor Darby.

September 2005, Sixth Main Meeting of the Early Breast Cancer Trialists Collaborative Group: Presentations on dosimetry methodology and late effects of radiotherapy in breast cancer by Dr Taylor and Professor Darby to several hundred clinicians specialising in breast cancer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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