Firing Up Cancer
24 – 26 June 2015

Swiss Hyperthermia Network Meeting





12:15 - 13:15


Kantonsspital Aarau Haus 25, Rapportraum (1.UG)

Summary The Swiss Hyperthermia Research Network (HRN) was created in October 2012 at the Kantonsspital Aarau to bring all the allied specialists and groups under one umbrella. The activities of the Swiss HRN include a) clinical trials and hyperthermia cancer treatment registry; b) hyperthermia equipment development and validation for clinical use; c) preclinical in vivo and in vitro studies for thermal biology and radiobiology; d) thermal modelling and integration with radiotherapy planning systems; and e) development of a network with other Swiss and European Cancer Center interested in hyperthermia. 


  • Introduction (Prof. Stephan Bodis)
  • Hyperthermia network in Switzerland: current development and future aspects
    - Current hyperthermia activities (CH) and protocols (Dr. Niloy Datta)
    - Swiss Virtual Hyperthermia Tumor Board: members, potential members, logos, allocations of patients, flow chart (Dr. Emsad Puric)
  • Technical aspects and results of thermography controlled wIRA hyperthermia & re-irradiation in recurrent breast cancer (Dr. Markus Notter)
  • Physics: Patient-specific hyperthermia treatment planning with SigmaHyperplan (Mr. Dietmar Marder)
  • Organizational aspects: perspectives and network structures (Prof. Stephan Bodis & Dr. Emsad Puric)
  • This event is restricted to members of Swiss radiation oncology centres
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