The 2017 Radiation Knowledge Competition was successfully completed with over 1600 participants. Congratulations to the 9 participants who emerged as overall winners. See below for more details about the 2017 competition and looking forward to seeing you in the 2018 competition

Primary Radiation Oncologist
Hussain Abdullah AlHussain, MD, FRCPC, MMGMT, CPHQ

Sub-Specialty Consultant Radiation Oncologist
Head/Neck and CNS/Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Department of Radiation Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
King Fahad Medical City
Email: halhussain@kfmc.med.sa

H & N Nasopharynx

  • Rad. Onc. Consultant: Dr. Hussain Al-Hussain, Radiation Oncology Consultant, King Fahd Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dose Details: 70 Gy (PTV70), 63 Gy (PTV63) and 56 Gy (PTV56) in 35 fractions
  • Clinical Plan: Plan with practical settings (trt.time, #fields,
    … etc
  • Fantasy Plan: Planner can use any possible planning parameters,
    sky is the limit
  • Techniques 3D-CRT, IMRT, VMAT, HT, IMPT, Hybrid tech, electrons,
    … etc

2017 Radiotherapy Plan Competition

Top Planners – Clinical Plan

Rank Name Score Working Place Country Technique TPS
1 Chung Yin Mak 99.5 St. Teresa’s Hospital China-Hong Kong VMAT Varian-Eclip
2 Friedmann Herberth 99.3 Kantonsspital St. Gallen Switzerland VMAT Varian-Eclip
3 Fazal Khan 99.1 Mayo Clinic (Phoenix, AZ) United States IMPT Raysearch-Raystation
4 Jonathan Stenbeck 99.0 Greenville Health System United States VMAT Varian-Eclip
5 Kai Leung Li 98.7 St. Teresa’s Hospital China-Hong Kong VMAT Varian-Eclip
6 Rolland Julien 98.5 Institut Paoli Calmettes – Centre Hospitalier des France VMAT Raysearch-Raystation
7 Simon Heinze 98.2 Kantonsspital St. Gallen Switzerland TOMO Accuray-Tomotherapy
8 Li-Li Wu 97.4 Cancer Hospital of Shantou University Medical College China VMAT Varian-Eclip
9 Murali Govidaraj 97.4 Kailash Cancer Hospital & Research Center – Goraj India VMAT Varian-Eclip
10 To Wing Mok 97.2 St. Teresa’s Hospital China-Hong Kong VMAT Varian-Eclip
11 Rui Silva 97.0 Mercurius Health Portugal VMAT Varian-Eclip
12 Juan Maria Pereze 96.2 HM Hospitals Group Spain VMAT Raysearch-Raystation
13 Liji Yan 96.2 Cancer Hospital of Shantou University Medical College China VMAT Varian-Eclip
14 Shengpeng Jiang 96.2 Tianjin Meidcal University Cancer Institute & Hospital China VMAT Philip-Eclipes
15 LIANG SOO Lum 96.0 Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Malaysia TOMO Accuray-Tomotherapy
16 Trinh Nguyen 95.7 Massachusetts General Hospital United states VMAT Raysearch-Raystation
17 Shing Cheung Yik 95.3 St. Teresa’s Hospital China-Hong Kong VMAT Varian-Eclip

Top Planners – Fantasy Plan

Rank Name Score Working Place Country Technique TPS
1 Friedemann Herberth 100.0 Kantonssital St.Gallen Switzerland VMAT Varian – Eclipse
2 Simon Heinze 99.3 Kantonssital St.Gallen Switzerland TOMO Accuracy – Tomotherapy
3 KAI LEUNG Li 99.1 St. Teresa’s Hospital China – Hong Kong VMAT Varian – Eclipse
4 Jonathan Stenbeck 99.0 Greenville.Health System USA VMAT Varian – Eclipse
5 Murali Govindaraj 97.4 Kailash Cancer Hospital & Research Center, Goraj India VMAT Varian – Eclipse
6 ATUL SURESH 96.3 India VMAT Varian – Eclipse
7 Trinh Nguyen 93.9 Massachusetts General Hospital USA VMAT Raysearch – RayStation
8 Youqun Lai 92.7 The 1st Affiliated Hospital of Xiames University China VMAT Varian – Eclipse
9 Hosam Allazkani 90.6 King Fahd Medical City Saudi Arabia VMAT Varian – Eclipse

Clinical Plans – Top Planners per TPS

Rank Name Score Working Place Country Technique TPS
1 Chung Yin Mak 99.5 St. Teresa’s Hospital China – Hong Kong VMAT Varian – Eclipse
2 Friedemann Herberth 99.3 Kantonsspital St. Gallen Switzerland VMAT Varian – Eclipse
3 Jonathan Stenbeck 99.0 Greenville Health System USA VMAT Varian – Eclipse
4 Kai Leung Li 98.7 St. Teresa’s Hospital China – Hong Kong VMAT Varian – Eclipse
5 Simon Heinze 98.2 Kantonsspital St. Gallen Switzerland TOMO Accuracy – Tomotherapy
6 Lian Soo Lum 96.0 Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Malaysia TOMO Accuracy – Tomotherapy
7 Fazal Khan 99.1 Mayo Clinic (Phoenix, AZ) USA IMPT Raysearch – RayStation
8 Rolland Julien 98.5 Institut Paoli Calmettes – Centre Hospitalier des France VMAT Raysearch – RayStation
9 Shengpeng Jiang 96.2 Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute & Hospital China VMAT Philips – Pinnacle
10 Wa Wai Mok 94.7 Tuen Mun Hospital China – Hong Kong VMAT Philips – Pinnacle
11 Irina Fotina 94.2 Self Employed Germany IMRT Elekta – Monaco
12 Charbel Attieh 93.3 King Hamad University Hospital Bahrain IMRT Elekta – Monaco
  • The highest score was 99.5/100 in Clinical Plans, top planners were from different continents
  • The highest score was 99.5/100 per TPS, top planners were from different continents
  • The highest score was 100/100 in Fantasy Plans, top planners were from different continents

Treatment Planning Systems

Participants per country

Chung Yin Mak

Score: 99.5/100 Clinical
TPS: Varian – Eclipse
Country: China (HK)

Friedemann Herberth

Score: 99.3/100 Clinical
TPS: Varian – Eclipse
Country: Switzerland

Fazal Khan

Score: 99.1 /100 Clinical
TPS: Raysearch – Raystation
Country: USA

Jonathan Stenbeck

Score: 99.0 /100 Clinical
TPS: Varian – Eclipse
Country: USA

Li Kai Leung, Alex

Score: 99.0 /100 Clinical
TPS: Varian – Eclipse
Country: China (HK)

Rolland Julien

Score: 98.5 /100 Clinical
TPS: Raysearch – Raystation
Country: France

Simon Heinze

Score: 98.2 /100 Clinical
TPS: Accuray – Tomotherapy
Country: Switzerland

Shengpeng Jiang

Score: 96.2 / 100
TPS: Philips – Pinnacle
Country: China – Mainland

Irina Fotina

Score: 94.1 / 100
TPS: Elekta – Monach
Country: Germany

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