Symposium | Particle Therapy for Cancer Treatment


Taiwan, as a demonstration site with growing reputations for particle therapy, brings together Hitachi, IBA, Varian and Sumitomo— the leading particle therapy facilities and medical systems innovators to launch this symposium featuring the latest developments, applications and business models of particle therapy. Oncologists, clinical laboratory scientists (CLS), biomedical professionals, hospital c-levels and procurement managers are cordially invited to join us in the symposium.

  • 09:30-12:20, Saturday, 7 December 2019
  • 1F, Briefing Room, Hall 2, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (No.1, Jingmao 2nd Rd., Nangang District, Taipei City 11568, Taiwan)
  • Event organized by Taiwan Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Research Centre for Biotechnology and Medicine Policy
  • The symposium will be conducted in English.


Time Topic Presenter
09:30~09:35 Opening remarks KS Clifford Chao/ President, Taiwan Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Clinical Developments
09:35~09:55 Revolutionary Advancement in Particle Therapy An Cheng Shiau/ Technical Direct, China Medical University Hospital
09:55~10:15 Operating a Proton and Radiation Therapy Center with Chang Gung Memorial Hospital’s Experience Chien Yi Yeh/ Technical Direct, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Technology Update
10:15~10:45 【Hitachi】
Roadmap to Providing the Better Cancer Care in the era of precision medicine.
Umezawa, Masumi/ Technical Manager, Hitachi Ltd.
10:45~11:15 【IBA】
Shaping the future of proton therapy
Pauline Wang/ Medical Physicist, Product Manager
11:15~11:45 【Varian】
FLASH Therapy-A Potential Paradigm Shift in Cancer Treatment
Jan Timmer/ Sr. Director, Proton Therapy Marketing
11:45~12:15 【Sumitomo】
Motion management with faster line scanning
N.Tanizaki/ General Manager of Marketing
12:15~12:20 Q&A KS Clifford Chao/ President, Taiwan Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology