6th International Workshop on Plasma for Cancer Treatment - IWPCT 2019


We are delighted to welcome you to the Sixth International Workshop on Plasma for Cancer Treatment (IWPCT 2019), which will be held in Antwerp, Belgium, April 1 – 3, 2019.  Researchers from around the world will attend to discuss their latest developments for cancer plasma therapy.

A special issue in IEEE Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medicine will be organised, based on the invited lectures and other contributions to the workshop, with David Graves as special issue editor.  The submission deadline will be end of June 2019.

Prof. Dr. Annemie Bogaerts & Prof. Dr. Evelien Smits
Chair and Co-Chair of IWPCT 2019

Scope of the workshop

The topics covered by the Workshop are the following:

  • Plasma sources and plasma equipment used for cancer treatment;
  • Plasma-cancer interactions: experiments, modeling and simulation;
  • Destruction of cancer cells by plasma;
  • Mechanisms of plasma selectivity towards cancer cells;
  • Plasma-liquid interaction / plasma chemistry in biological liquids / plasma activated media for cancer treatment;
  • Clinical and animal studies of cancer treatment by plasma.

Previous workshops in this series

IWPCT 2014: Washington D.C., U.S.A. -  25-26 March 2014
IWPCT 2015: Nagoya, Japan -  16-17 March 2015
IWPCT 2016: Washington D.C., U.S.A. -  11-12 April 2016  -  IWPCT 2016 video
IWPCT 2017: Paris, France - 27-28 March 2017
IWPCT 2018: Greifswald, Germany  -  21-22 March 2018  -IWPCT 2018 video

Workshop secretariat

IWPCT 2019
6th International Workshop on Plasma for Cancer Treatment
UAntwerp, Dept. Chemistry
Campus Drie Eiken
Universiteitsplein 1
2610 Antwerpen-Wilrijk
Tel. +32-(0)3-265.23.43