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Physics against Cancer

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09:30 – 16:15 26 Oct 2018
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University of Jyväskylä, Room F3, Department of Physics, Survontie 9C, Jyväskylä, Finland

The IOP Finland Chapter invite you to a seminar on current and future physics solutions for cancer detection and treatment. The program is as follows:

09:30 Registration and coffee/tea

09:50 Introduction

10:00 Professor Ari Virtanen, University of Jyvaskyla: 'Radioisotope production and cancer therapy with accelerators'

10:45 Dr Michele Siggel King, University of Liverpool: 'Development of cancer diagnostics using mid-infrared imaging'

11:45 Lunch

13:00 Dr Timo Koponen, Varian Medical Systems: 'High energy physics saving lives: proton therapy now and in the future'

14:00 Coffee/tea

14:15 Dr Liisa Porra, Helsinki University Hospital: 'Boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) in Finland: the past, present and future'

15:15 Dr Mikko Hakulinen, Kuopio University Hospital: 'PET imaging' 

16:15 End

Registration at:    https://physicsagainstcancer.eventbrite.co.uk

For further information contact:    jukka.maalampi@jyu.fi

Organised by: IOP Finland Chapter

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09:30 – 16:15 26 Oct 2018

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