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2023 ASTRO Annual Meeting Press Kit

The 2023 ASTRO Annual Meeting – the leading meeting in radiation oncology – will be held October 1-4 at the San Diego Convention Center. Led by ASTRO President Jeff Michalski, MD, MBA, FASTRO, the meeting is organized around the theme, “Pay it Forward: Partnering with Our Patients.” New results from clinical trials and other research studies will be presented in conjunction with educational panels, keynote addresses and other special sessions. For more information, view our media advisory about the meeting.

News Briefings

ASTRO news briefings will highlight top-rated abstracts at the Annual Meeting and address topical issues that impact cancer care. All briefings for the 2023 meeting will be held on-site in San Diego, with live webcasts for off-site reporters.

The final press program and schedule of news briefings will be announced in September.

Press Registration

ASTRO provides complimentary meeting registration to credentialed news professionals representing media organizations for the express purpose of gathering news and information to produce editorial coverage of the ASTRO Annual Meeting. Read more about eligibility for press registration here.

ASTRO will host an on-site press office in room 25 B/C of the convention center during meeting hours.

Embargo Policy and Access to Abstracts

All abstracts to be presented at the ASTRO Annual Meeting are embargoed until 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, September 29, 2023. For more details, view the full embargo policy here. Contact ASTRO's media relations team with questions about the embargo policy or for press access to embargoed materials.

Abstracts will be available online in the Online Conference Planner and MyASTROApp when the embargo lifts. Abstracts also will be published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics (Red Journal) at that time.

For More Information

For media-related questions and interview requests, email ASTRO’s media relations team or call 703-286-1600.

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For general information about radiation therapy, visit RTAnswers.org.

For meeting information, visit the ASTRO 2023 microsite.