Prof Ravi Kant

Director & CEO
AIIMS, Rishikesh

Director’s Message

Greetings from AIIMS Rishikesh

It gives me immense pleasure to invite you to 3rd ESTRO AROI GYN teaching course to be held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh between 14th -17th March 2019. Theme for the course is “3D Radiotherapy with A Special Emphasis On Implementation of MRI / CT Based Brachytherapy in Cervical Cancer”. Image based brachytherapy for carcinoma cervix is new tool for proper coverage of tumour with tumoricidal dose of radiation which increases local tumour control. This advanced technology is very much needed in country like India where two third of patients present in locally advanced disease. AIIMS Rishikesh is always abuzz with a plethora of educational activities and over a period of time it has become a vibrant venue for academic feats being conducted on regular basis.Esteemed guest faculties from Europe will grace occasion for scientific and energetic interaction. This educational platform will give confidence to participants to Implement procedures for 3D image guided brachytherapy in cervical cancer in their own department at completion of course. Welcome to passionate, compassionate learning culture and to a warm academic community.

“Learning never exhausts the mind”

Dear Friends
It is a great pleasure to share with you all, that We are conducting the 3rd ESTRO AROI GYN teaching course at All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh between 14th-17th March 2019. ESTRO-AROI GYN teaching course has been startedwith an aim to enhance current standards to develop uniform protocols in brachytherapy for cervical cancers. The first course was conducted at the “Ramaiah Advanced Learning Centre” in Bengaluru in 2017 with the theme of “Transition from conventional 2D to 3D brachytherapy in cervical cancers” and the second course was conducted at the “DrRam Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences,” in Lucknow (U.P) INDIA last year with the theme of “3D Radiotherapy with a Special Emphasis on Implementation of MRI/CT Based Brachytherapy in Cervical Cancer”.This 3rd ESTRO-AROI GYN teaching course is further aimed to refine the concepts and emphasize on the reporting parameters. The theme for the course is “3D Radiotherapy with A Special Emphasis On Implementation of MRI / CT Based Brachytherapy in Cervical Cancer”.Rishikesh is located in the foothills of Himalayas. It is blessed with heart touching beauty and rich cultural heritage. There are many attractions in Rishikesh both spiritual and adventurous.

Hope to See You Soon at Rishikesh.

Prof Manoj Gupta

(ESTRO-AROI Course Organizer)
Head, Radiation Oncology
AIIMS, Rishikesh
249203 (U.K.) INDIA

Patron
Prof Ravi Kant

Director & CEO
AIIMS, Rishikesh

Richard Potter

ESTRO Course
Director

Umesh Mahantshetty

AROI Course
Director

Manoj Gupta

ESTRO-AROI Course
Organizer

Kari Tanderup

ESTRO Course
Director

Jamema Swamidas

AROI Course
Director