International Session 01 - Latin America ASTRO

2:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Room W181

Session Type: International
3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
3.25 CAMPEP Credits
3.00 MDCB Credits

In this course, we will review disparities in the management of cancer using radiation vs. systemic agents. We will discuss cost-effectiveness of extreme hypofractionation. Will review increased indications and use of biological agents throughout Latin America. How to develop programs and the required high technologies

How to develop and improve training, certification and accreditation programs in Latin We will have a panel discussion to review common needs in training and certification in Latin America.

Learning Objectives:


Beatriz Amendola, MD, FACR, FASTRO

Innovative Cancer Institute

Innovative Cancer Institute: Medical Director: Partner

Varian Medical Systems Inc: Honoraria: Travel Expenses


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Adela Poitevin, MD

Medica Sur

Medica Sur

Adela Poitevin, MD. Radiation Oncologist, Chief of the Radiation Oncology Department at Médica Sur since 2008.
Specialty in Internal Medicine at Hospital Español de México, 1985-1989 and in Radiation Oncology at University Paris V in France, 1989-1994.
2003-2008 vice-director of the Radiation Oncology Department at the Instituto Nacional de Cancerología México. Was in charge of the building of a new radiation oncology unity with the latest linear accelerator with IGRT in Latin America and high dose rate brachytherapy
She performs permanent brachytherapy implants for prostate cancer with iodine 125.
Professor in the Master of Medical Physics at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Was associate professor and professor of the speciality in Radiation Oncology at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.for 6 years.
Expert of the International Atomic Energy Agency and has been coordinator of the ARCAL project in México.
President of the Sociedad Mexicana de Radioterapeutas, AC.
Has been member of 14 medical societies, in some of them had titles at the board: secretary at ALATRO, president of the Mexican Board of certification for Radiation Oncology, president at the Asociación Mexicana de Mastología.
Has written 12 chapters in books, 37 manuscripts in indexed medical journals, at least, 434 citations and belongs to the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores level II.


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Arthur Rosa, MD

Hospital Portugues da Bahia

Hospital Portugues da Bahia: Physician: Employee

Astra Zeneca: Advisory Board;
Roche: Honoraria

President: Brazilian Radiotherapy Society (Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia)


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