ASTRO Annual Meeting

The latest news out of ASTRO Annual Meeting, including researcher interviews and physician perspective.

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Chemotherapy reduced OS in children with low-grade glioma

HemOnc Today, November 10, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - Chemotherapy administered before radiotherapy reduced OS in pediatric patients with low-grade glioma and had no…
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More than two-thirds of oncologists lack confidence when dealing with grieving families

HemOnc Today, November 10, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - Results from an online survey of 162 cancer-treating physicians showed that nearly 70% regularly reached out to…
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Proton radiotherapy yielded good tumor control in pediatric medulloblastoma

October 6, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - Proton radiotherapy resulted in good tumor control and mitigation of neurocognitive and hearing effects in…
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Chemoradiotherapy not superior to radiotherapy in locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

October 5, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - Preoperative concurrent chemoradiotherapy did not improve OS in patients with locally advanced head and neck…
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EBRT more toxic, costly vs. surgery, brachytherapy for prostate cancer

October 5, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - A database analysis of the three major treatment modalities for prostate cancer showed that external beam…
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Neoadjuvant chemotherapy, post-operative chemoradiation too toxic in gastric cancer

October 5, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - A regimen of neoadjuvant paclitaxel and cisplatin followed by surgery and post-operative chemoradiation with…
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Accelerated IMRT with concurrent boost resulted in good local control, OS in breast cancer

October 4, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - In patients with breast cancer who were treated with a regimen of accelerated intensity modulated radiation…
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Combination radiation therapy beneficial in intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer

October 4, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - Combination low-dose rate brachytherapy and external beam radiation treatment yielded excellent outcomes in…
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Meta-analysis: ADT not associated with cardiac events, death

October 4, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - Androgen deprivation therapy reduces prostate-cancer-specific mortality and all-cause mortality without…
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External beam radiotherapy improved progression outcomes vs. watchful waiting

October 3, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - Compared with watchful waiting, external beam radiotherapy significantly reduced both distant and clinical…