Monday, October 24
Day 2 of ASTRO's 64th Annual Meeting is underway! Today’s Daily News features a video message from Thomas Dilling, MD, MS, FASTRO, coverage on Sunday's programming, including Clinical Trials and Presidential Symposium, expert commentary on abstracts presented at the meeting and previews what's in store for Day 2 and more!
The on-site Show Daily News includes a recap of the Presidential Symposium and Clinical Trials, the day's schedule-at-a-glance an interview with the new Early Career Committee chair, and much more! Be sure to pick up a copy from bins around the convention center if you are on site and view the pdf linked below.
Presidential Symposium Recap
This year's Presidential Symposium delved into the nature of artificial intelligence and emotional intelligence. Presenters explored new technologies, big data, empathic communication and more.
2022 Survivor Circle Grants
Yesterday morning, ASTRO awarded this year’s recipients, Breast Cancer Resource Center and ThriveWell Cancer Foundation, with Survivor Circle Grants for the services they provide to cancer patients, their families and caregivers.
LDR/HDR Prostate Brachy
A randomized phase III trial asked the important question: are there differences in the average quality of life (QOL) between patients who get low dose rate (LDR) vs. high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy boost for intermediate and high risk prostate cancer?
Spine SBRT to cEBRT
K. Liang Zeng, MD, et al. reported the mature local control and reirradiation rates in a large cohort of patients treated with stereotactic body radiotherapy compared to conventional palliative external beam radiotherapy.
SBRT for VT
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has recently emerged as a promising treatment option for patients with ventricular tachycardia (VT) refractory to standard therapies.
Digital Twins for Radiation Oncology
Since its first definition by NASA in 2010, the digital twin idea has found many innovative applications in the fields of aerospace engineering, manufacturing, construction and automotive.