Four years with FALCON - an ESTRO educational project: achievements and perspectives

Jesper Grau Eriksen, Carl Salembier, Sofia Rivera, Berardino De Bari, Daniel Berger, Giovanna Mantello, Arndt-Christian Müller, Arturo Navarro Martin, Danilo Pasini, Kari Tanderup, Miika Palmu, Christine Verfaillie, Richard Pötter, Vincenzo Valentini

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Variability in anatomical contouring is one of the important uncertainties in radiotherapy. FALCON (Fellowship in Anatomic deLineation and CONtouring) is an educational ESTRO (European SocieTy for Radiation and Oncology) project devoted to improve interactive teaching, the homogeneity in contouring and to compare individual contours with endorsed guidelines or expert opinions. This report summarizes the experience from the first 4 years using FALCON for educational activities within ESTRO School and presents the perspectives for the future.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-149
Number of pages5
JournalRadiotherapy and Oncology
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • Contouring
  • Delineation
  • Radiotherapy accuracy
  • Teaching impact
  • Variability
  • e-Learning


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