Feature | ASTRO | October 30, 2018

Late-breaking Radiation Therapy Clinical Trials at ASTRO 2018

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October 30, 2018 — The American Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ASTRO) 2018 annual meeting included 10 top-rated clinical studies. The ASTRO 2018 annual meeting, held Oct. 21-23 in San Antonio, Texas drews more than 11,000 attendees.

The highlighted studies below are linked to full articles. 

 

Advances in Breast and Lung Cancers

Sunday, Oct. 21

 

Advances in Genitourinary Cancers

Monday, Oct. 22

 

Advances in Oral and Oligometastatic Cancers

Tuesday, Oct. 23

 

Other ASTRO News and Videos:

Trends in Proton Therapy at ASTRO 2018 — Faster Therapy Delivery, Single-room Installs

 

SBRT Considered Safe Treatment Option for Patients With Multiple Metastases

VIDEO: Radiation Oncology Reimbursement Update From ASTRO — Interview with Anne Hubbard, MBA, ASTRO director of health policy

Hippocampal Sparing Prevents Whole-Brain Radiotherapy Cognitive Side Effects

VIDEO: Biologically Guided Radiation Therapy Using Real-time PET Imaging — Interview with Kristin Higgens, M.D., Emory 

Smart Machines To Empower Oncology Docs and Patients, Say ASTRO Experts

VIDEO: Beaumont's Experience With Proton Therapy After One Year — Interview with Peyman Kabolizadeh, M.D., Beaumont Proton Therapy Center

Biology Guided Radiotherapy May Improve Physician Confidence in Treatment of Multiple Tumors

VIDEO: The Use of Nanoparticles in Radiation Therapy — Interview with James Welsh, M.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center

Market for MRI-based RT Could Soon Widen

VIDEO: FDA-cleared Bra Helps Improve Breast Positioning During Radiation Therapy — Interview with Elizabeth Chabner-Thompson, M.D., MPH

Prostate Brachytherapy Shows Low Incidence of Short-Term Complications

VIDEO: Use of Liquid Biopsies to Assess Radiotherapy Response — Interview with Aadel Chaudhuri, M.D.

360 View of the Dedicated Radiotherapy Magnetom Sola 1.5T MRI System

VIDEO: Personalizing Radiotherapy Using Genomic Markers of Radiosensitivity — Interview with Javier Torres-Roca, M.D.

VIDEO: Improving Breast Cancer Surgery With Electronic Brachytherapy IORT —  Interview with A. M. Niser Syed, M.D.

360 View of a GE Healthcare Discovery RF Gen 2 Dedicated Radiation Therapy CT System
 

 

 

For more information: www.astro.org

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