ASTRO Annual Meeting

Healio.com brings you the highlights from the American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often to read the latest news from ASTRO, see perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and review archives of past meetings.

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Stereotactic body radiation therapy use increases, yields improved early-stage NSCLC survival

September 28, 2016
The increased use of stereotactic body radiation therapy doubled 4-year survival rates in veterans with stage I non–small cell lung cancer…
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Brachytherapy alone can control intermediate-risk prostate cancer

September 27, 2016
The addition of external beam therapy to brachytherapy did not significantly extend PFS among men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer, according…
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Adoption of stereotactic body radiation therapy improves OS in elderly patients with NSCLC

September 27, 2016
The widespread adoption of stereotactic body radiation therapy to treat elderly patients with early-stage non–small cell lung cancer has…
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Postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery improves local control of brain metastases

September 27, 2016
Stereotactic radiosurgery provided better local control than observation in patients with resected brain metastases, according to randomized study…
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Postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery may represent new standard of care for brain metastases

September 26, 2016
Postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery conferred equivalent OS as whole-brain radiation therapy but improved preservation of cognitive functioning…
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VIDEO: Rituximab effective in B-cell precursor ALL

January 19, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Timothy Graubert, MD, offers insights into a plenary abstract presented at the ASH Annual Meeting that showed the addition of…
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VIDEO: HSCT remains important option for younger patients with multiple myeloma

January 18, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — A study presented at the ASH Annual Meeting showed hematopoietic stem cell transplantation remains an important option for…
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VIDEO: 6-mercaptopurine intake often over-reported during pediatric ALL maintenance therapy

January 17, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Ryan D. Cassaday, MD, reacts to results of a study presented at the ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition that showed…
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VIDEO: ASH spotlights exciting advances in myeloma

January 16, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Noopur Raje, MD, provides insights into several myeloma-related studies presented at the ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition…
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VIDEO: Spliceosomal mutations may be valuable target in myeloid leukemias

January 15, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Hetty Carraway, MD, reacts to a plenary abstract presented at the ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition that assessed the value of…