Welcoming the gathering on the occasion, Dr. K Ravindranath, Chairman and Managing Director, Global Hospitals Group, said, “BGS Global Hospitals offers the most advanced technology TrueBeam Stx which is complimented by a well experienced team of consultants trained to deliver organ specific treatment. The most advanced treatment & technology offered at BGS Global Hospitals is affordable. Subsidized treatment will be provided for needy patients, patients below the poverty line and various scheme patients. One third of the TrueBeam STx machine time will be dedicated to treating those in the lower socioeconomic group.”
Dr. Rolf Staehlin, Director, International Marketing, Varian Medical Systems, Switzerland introduced TrueBeam STx, a radically new system for High Precision Image guided Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery. Prof. Kevin Murphy, Medical Director and Associate Professor, University of California, San Deigo, USA presented on Sreotactic Radiosurgery and Steotactic Body Radiotherapy.
Dr. Carlo Greco, Head of Radiation Oncology, University of Pisa, Italy and Dr. Luca Cozzi, Head of Research, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland made presentations on High Dose Single Fraction IGRT with Trubeam STx and ‘From leading technology to Better Outcomes.
Dr. Shyam Kishore Shrivatsava, Dr. Nisar Syed, Dr Gurunath Kilara and Dr. Nirmala S, Chief Radiation Oncologist, BGS Global Hospitals chaired the sessions. The Symposium was well attended by many of the well known Oncologists and Radiation Physicists in the country.