SRS/SBRT Virtual Learning Series

Elekta’s Education and Training Solutions Group has teamed up with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto to deliver a series of five virtual learning events. Each session is one hour. Our keynote speakers are experts in their field and are looking forward to sharing their knowledge and experiences with you.


Mark Ruschin, PhD, MCCPM, Medical Physics

Part 1: Delivering submillimeter accuracy SRS treatments with Agility™

June 1, 2017 12:00 EDST / 18:00 CET

Mark Ruschin, PhD, MCCPM, Medical Physics

Dr. Mark Ruschin from the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will cover the challenges and benefits of delivering submillimeter accuracy SRS treatments with Agility.

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Steven Babic, PhD, MCCPM, Medical Physics

Part 2: From frame‑based stereotaxy to frameless image‑guided radiotherapy

June 8, 2017 12:00 EDST / 18:00 CET

Steven Babic, PhD, MCCPM, Medical Physics

Learn about delivering stereotaxy for cranial radiotherapy treatments using frame-based and frameless systems, and how immobilization can affect each stage of the stereotactic process.

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Renee Korol, PhD, MCCPM, Assistant Professor

Part 3: Quality Assurance guidelines

June 15, 2017 12:00 EDST / 18:00 CET

Renee Korol, PhD, MCCPM, Assistant Professor

Odette Cancer Centre's lead Physicist shares information about QA guidelines for SBRT, practical considerations and how SBRT differs from conventional treatment.

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Dr. Arjun Sahgal, Professor of Radiation Oncology and Surgery

Part 4: Challenges of re‑irradiation stereotactic body radiotherapy for patients with spinal metastases

June 20, 2017 12:00 EDST / 18:00 CET

Dr. Arjun Sahgal, Professor of Radiation Oncology and Surgery

Learn about practical considerations of spine SBRT with a focus on re‑irradiation. Dr. Sahgal will also discuss new biology of SBRT and clinical trials.

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Dr. Patrick Cheung, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology

Part 5: NSCLC—Potential benefits of SBRT as a curative treatment approach

June 29, 2017 12:00 EDST / 18:00 CET

Dr. Patrick Cheung, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology

Dr. Cheung discusses evidence surrounding SBRT to treat Stage 1 and oligometastatic NSCLC and also talks about practical aspects of starting a lung SBRT program.

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