Symposium on Breast Cancer in Older Women

Ariane Medical Systems Ltd attend 5th Symposium on Primary Breast Cancer Care in Older Women

The Symposium on Primary Breast Cancer in Older Women is a biennial event,  it has been hosted by The University of Nottingham under the auspices of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) since 2013. The theme for the March 2019 event is Optimising treatment in older breast cancer patients: this is precision medicine too!.

The event is attended by members of multidisciplinary clinical and research teams.

Taking place at the East Midlands Conference Centre, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ, UK, on Friday 1st March 2019. Attendees include breast surgeons, oncologists, geriatricians, pathologists, clinical nurse specialists, researchers, and their trainees, as well as patient advocates.

The event aims to optimise the management of primary breast cancer in older women.

Through developing an in-depth understanding of the biology and treatment options, explore specific physical and psychosocial needs and consideration including patients perspective and to gain insight into the development of a holistic and multidisciplinary management approach and the importance of supporting research. A programme for the event can be found here.

Papillon+ Breast treatment modality.

Ariane Medical Systems Ltd will be attending to discuss the capabilities of the Papillon+ X-ray brachytherapy system to perform Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBR) for the treatment of primary breast cancer using Intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT) technique.