CHALK RIVER, Ontario and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 29, 2018 -- Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, and TRIUMF jointly announced today that they are partnering to co-host the 11th Targeted-Alpha-Therapy Symposium (TAT11) to be held from April 1 – 5, 2019 at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa.
TAT11 is a global forum for academic and industry leaders to meet and discuss the latest technical, regulatory and clinical developments in targeted radiopharmaceutical therapy. The potential benefits of targeted-alpha-therapy in the battle against cancer and other diseases are significant. While existing radiation treatments target all cells in the vicinity of a tumor, both healthy and cancerous, targeted-alpha-therapy focuses the treatment application to cancerous or unhealthy cells. This limits the overall radiation dose a patient may receive, holds promise of better patient outcomes, and encourages a faster recovery time following treatment.
In addition to a variety of industry and academic speakers and presentations, the TAT11 conference will feature an exhibition for companies to showcase their products and services and will include a tour of the Chalk River Laboratories.
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For more information on TAT11, including a detailed conference itinerary and exhibitor information, please visit www.tat11.com.