ASTRO Annual Meeting

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

Meeting News Coverage

ACCORD 12: Cap50 regimen improved DFS, did not increase toxicity in rectal cancer

October 3, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - Patients assigned to neoadjuvant chemoradiation for rectal cancer experienced improved 3-year DFS and lower rates…
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RTOG-0617: High-dose radiotherapy did not extend OS for advanced NSCLC

October 3, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - A dose of 74 Gy radiation therapy provided no survival benefit compared with 60 Gy for patients with advanced…
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Adjuvant RT associated with improved disease site control

October 2, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - Adjuvant radiotherapy improved loco-regional failure control rates in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma…
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Multifractional SBRT schedule not associated with poorer local control in spinal metastases

October 2, 2011
2011 ASTRO Annual Meeting MIAMI - One- and 2-year OS rates were similar for patients who underwent multifractional stereotactic body radiation…

Short-course hypofractionation noninferior to conventional IMRT

September 26, 2011
A shorter course of higher doses of radiation produced 5-year outcomes similar to conventional intensity-modulated radiotherapy for patients…

RTOG 0126: IMRT reduced late bowel, rectal toxicity by 26%

September 26, 2011
Men treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer had significantly lower rates of late bowel and rectal…