ASTRO’s 59th Annual Meeting was held September 24-27, 2017, in San Diego. View a summary of media coverage here or visit the conference program here.
News Briefing 1: The Science of Radiation Oncology: Innovative ApproachesModerated by Brian Czito, MD
News Briefing 2: Quality Care in Radiation Oncology: Refining TreatmentsModerated by Paul Harari, MD, FASTRO
News Briefing 3: The Healing Art of Radiation Oncology: Patient Well-beingModerated by Brian Kavanagh, MD, MPH, FASTRO
ASTRO’s Annual Meeting is the nation’s premier scientific meeting in radiation oncology. In 2017, the meeting is expected to attract more than 11,000 attendees including oncologists from all disciplines, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, biologists, physician assistants, practice administrators, industry representatives and other health care professionals from around the world. Led by ASTRO President Brian Kavanagh, MD, MPH, FASTRO, the 2017 meeting is organized around the theme, "The Healing Art and Science of Radiation Oncology."
More than 2,800 abstracts sharing results from clinical trials and other research studies will be presented in conjunction with educational sessions and keynote addresses that underscore the meeting’s theme, "The Healing Art and Science of Radiation Oncology." Keynote speakers include:
During the four-day meeting, more than 200 exhibitors will demonstrate cutting-edge technology and medical device innovations for radiation oncology.
ASTRO news briefings will highlight top-rated abstracts presented at the Annual Meeting. The final press program, including speakers at each briefing, will be announced in September.
Registered press working remotely will be able to access live audio and slides from the news briefings and ask questions virtually. All presenter slides, high resolution photos and an audio recording will be posted here following each briefing.
ASTRO provides an exclusive virtual press room for academic, public and private institutions presenting research at the 2017 ASTRO Annual Meeting. Email ASTRO’s media relations team with any questions about the Corporate Member Virtual Press Room or view the Corporate Member Virtual Press Room Guidelines.
ASTRO provides an exclusive virtual press room for academic, public and private institutions presenting research at the 2017 ASTRO Annual Meeting. Email ASTRO’s media relations team with any questions about the Institutional Virtual Press Room or view the Institutional Virtual Press Room Guidelines.