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American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elects new officers to its Board of Directors

The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have elected four new officers to ASTRO’s Board of Directors and four members to serve on the medical society’s Nominating Committee. The newly elected President-elect, Council...
26-Jul-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Leaders in radiation oncology awarded ASTRO Fellow designation

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 35 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellow (FASTRO) designation. The 2018 class of Fellows will be recognized during ASTRO’s 60th Annual Meeting, to be held October 21-24...
25-Jul-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Radiation oncologists urge Congress to protect patient access to cancer care

Radiation oncologists from across the United States will visit Capitol Hill tomorrow to urge Congress to support policies that safeguard cancer patients’ access to high-quality, high-value health care. The doctors will meet with Congressional...
25-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) to host 60th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, October 21-24

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its 60th Annual Meeting at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, October 18-24, 2018. The meeting will feature updates from clinical trials and cancer research involving...
14-Jun-2018 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More Clinical Trials Should Combine Radiation Therapy with Promising New Cancer Drugs

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today issued the following statement in support of findings from an ASTRO-commissioned task force to review opportunities to improve outcomes for cancer patients by expanding the number of clinical...
10-May-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Updated ASTRO Guideline for Palliative Lung Radiation Now Recommends Concurrent Chemotherapy for Some Stage III Patients

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today issued an update to its clinical guideline for the use of palliative-intent radiation therapy for patients with incurable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Reflecting new evidence from...
4-Apr-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ASTRO Issues Clinical Guideline for Whole Breast Radiation Therapy

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today issued a new clinical guideline for the use of whole breast radiation therapy for breast cancer that expands the population of patients recommended to receive accelerated treatment known as...
8-Mar-2018 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Phase II Trial Demonstrates Activity of Durvalumab in Patients with Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer

Analysis of the phase II CONDOR trial indicates that the immune checkpoint inhibitor durvalumab is tolerable among heavily pre-treated patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer and has the potential to slow growth in tumors with low...
13-Feb-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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