Palliative radiotherapy

BIR Palliative radiotherapy Event 2018

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Following the success of this event in 2017, Palliative Radiotherapy is back in 2018 in with a new location - Manchester!

Palliative radiotherapy is used to relieve our patients of pain or other distressing symptoms of their cancer and to improve their quality of life. It has traditionally been associated with the use of simple planning and delivery techniques but there is now increasing interest in the use of the latest treatment techniques such as Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) to provide more effective and durable control and reduce toxicity. Alongside these developments, there has also been a change to a more multidisciplinary approach in the management of palliative cancer care with consultant therapeutic radiographers and nurses taking an increasingly active role in the planning of palliative radiotherapy.


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Registration fees

BIR Plan 1 member £165
BIR Plan 2 member £125
BIR Trainee member £75
BIR Retired member £65
BIR Student member £65
Non-member £275



BY TRAIN
Manchester Piccadilly station is approximately a 5mins walk from the venue.
Manchester Oxford Road station is approximately 8mins walk.
Manchester Victoria station is approximately 15mins walk from the venue.

BY BUS AND TRAM
Piccadilly Gardens is the main transport hub for trams and buses and is a 2mins walk from the venue.

CAR PARKING
There is a pay and display NCP car park on Major Street directly behind the venue).
Follow for directions to NCP Major Street.
Car parking for up to 9 hours is £12.00 or for 24 hours is £15.50. Address is Major Street, Manchester, M1 3ED.



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