Implementation of a Non-invasive Breast Brachytherapy (NIBB) APBI Program

Speaker: 
John Chinault, MD and Per Halvorsen, MS, DABR
Institution: 
Mary Washington Hospital (Fredericksburg, VA) and Lahey Clinic (Burlington, MA)
Date: 
Apr 15, 2020
Time: 
44 minutes
Summary:
Join this webinar to learn more about how to implement Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) using a Varian afterloader combined with the AccuBoost® delivery device, a non-invasive breast brachytherapy (NIBB) APBI technique. Hear from John Chinault, Medical Director-Radiation Oncology at Mary Washington Hospital Cancer Center, about their program and patient selection process. Per Halvorsen, Chief Physicist at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, will also speak on commissioning, clinical implementation, and QA for AccuBoost from the physicist's perspective.

After viewing this webinar, participants should be able to:

• Explain the clinical implementation of a non-invasive breast brachytherapy (NIBB) APBI program
• Identify processes for patient interaction with NIBB treatments
• Review commissioning procedures for NIBB applicators and components
• Discuss QA processes for NIBB equipment and procedure


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