2019 ASTRO Annual Meeting

Program Information

View this video for a preview of some of the new trends in our field that will be highlighted at this year’s meeting, along with some innovative new networking opportunities.


Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer deaths worldwide are projected to continue to rise to more than 11 million in 2030. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2018, 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed. Nearly two-thirds of these patients will receive radiation therapy during their illness — most with the intent to cure the cancer. Advances in the applications, technologies and methodologies of radiation oncology continue to evolve rapidly and the delivery of radiation therapy has become more complex, making it imperative that the radiation oncology professional remain current in the state-of-the-art techniques. ASTRO is committed to providing educational programming that creates a forum for global collaboration on issues in radiation oncology to improve professional practice by increasing their level of knowledge, as required to improve competency and performance in the field of oncology.

Digital Posters All posters will be displayed digitally on large touch screens again this year in the Innovation Hub!  Learn more about the Poster Q&A Sessions and the schedule of sessions. 
Special and Ticketed Events Fees Interested in attending one of ASTRO's ticketed events? Learn more about these events and the fees associated with each.
Meeting Highlights Learn more about all the new and exciting meeting highlights for 2019 ASTRO!
Format and Objectives Learn more about ASTRO's Annual Meeting program including format and learning objectives.
Planning Committee View the committees that plan ASTRO's Annual Meeting.