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2016 Best of ASTRO

November 11-12, 2016
The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL

As a reflection of the 2016 Annual Meeting, the 2016 Best of ASTRO meeting provides a review of the most relevant, highly-rated abstracts from the Annual Meeting that highlight recent technological advances and illustrate the importance of the clinical and non-clinical skills needed to provide patients with the full benefit of radiation oncology. The program encompasses specific disease sites including breast, central nervous system, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecologic, head and neck, hematological and thoracic cancers. Other areas such as palliative care, patient safety, biology and physics are also part of the program.

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2016 ASTRO Annual Meeting

Enhancing Value, Improving Outcomes

September 25-28, 2016
Boston Convention Center
Boston, Massachusetts

The ASTRO Annual Meeting is the world's most important meeting for the radiation oncology community, with more than 11,000 people attending each year. This comprehensive meeting covers all the latest developments in radiation oncology, with a full program of scientific and educational sessions that highlight the latest technological advances, while emphasizing the importance of clinical care. The theme for the 58th Annual Meeting is “Enhancing Value, Improving Outcomes,” and it will explore the value of radiation oncology to all stakeholders through patient reported outcomes, cost effectiveness, innovation in delivery systems and value-driven quality care.

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2016 Annual Refresher Course

March 11-13, 2016
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
La Jolla California

This meeting provides a comprehensive overview of current treatment methods and safety issues, with a look toward the future. Sessions cover all the major disease sites, as well as basic radiobiological and physics principles, with content that is relevant for both practicing clinicians and trainees.

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2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium

Expanding Treatment Horizons

February 18-20, 2016
JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa
Scottsdale, Arizona

This important multidisciplinary meeting for the entire head and neck cancer community will provide updated information on new multidisciplinary therapies, the latest clinical trial research, new treatment approaches, supportive care, scientific breakthroughs and the mitigation of treatment toxicities.

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2015 Best of ASTRO

November 13-14, 2015
Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa
San Diego

A compact and comprehensive meeting presenting the scientific highlights from the 2015 Annual Meeting. Sessions explored the impact of new technologies on the field of radiation oncology, while emphasizing the importance of patient-centered care. Expert faculty provided insight and leads discussions.

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2015 ASTRO Annual Meeting

Technology Meets Patient Care

October 18-21, 2015
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio

ASTRO's Annual Meeting is the premier radiation oncology scientific event in the world and draws close to 11,000 attendees each year. The 2015 Annual Meeting focused on recent technological advances, while emphasizing the importance of clinical and non-clinical skills to provide patients with the full benefit of radiation oncology.

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2015 State of the Art Radiation Therapy Symposium

April 10-12, 2015
The Venetian
Las Vegas

This meeting explored the latest radiotherapeutic techniques with an emphasis on practical approaches. Leading experts in the field discussed how to implement best practices safely and effectively, including SRS, SBRT, IMRT and IGRT. Challenging case panels explored treatment options and planning for a variety of disease sites.

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2015 Annual Refresher Course

March 6-8, 2015
The Roosevelt, New Orleans
New Orleans

This course was designed to provide clinicians in practice or trainees with a comprehensive review and update of the clinical practice parameters across most sub-disciplines of radiation oncology. The program reviewed key evidence that forms the basis for current clinical practice guidelines. Additionally, the course covered basic radiobiological and physics principles that are relevant to current clinical practice.

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2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology

October 20-November 1, 2014
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Chicago

The 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology offered valuable information on the multidisciplinary treatment approach for thoracic malignancies. This multidisciplinary meeting promoted interaction among the surgery, medical oncology and radiation oncology disciplines to achieve the best possible outcome for thoracic cancer patients.

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2014 Best of ASTRO

October 17-18, 2014
Eden Roc Miami Beach
Miami

The 2014 Best of ASTRO meeting provided a review of the most relevant, highly-rated abstracts from the 2014 ASTRO Annual Meeting. This two-day meeting gave attendees exposure to the latest science in radiation oncology along with determination of when and how this will affect day-to-day practice.

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2014 ASTRO Annual Meeting

Targeting Cancer: Technology and Biology

September 14-17, 2014
Moscone Center
San Francisco

ASTRO's Annual Meeting is the premier radiation oncology scientific event in the world and draws more than 11,000 attendees each year. The 2014 Annual Meeting highlighted science showcasing how technology and biology advance the field and improve patient outcomes and quality of life. The program included basic, translational and applied technology and clinical sciences, offering a multidisciplinary perspective on efforts to improve the quality of life and outcomes for patients.

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2014 State of the Art Radiation Therapy Symposium

May 16-18, 2014
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio

This meeting educated the community on safe and effective implementation of the state-of-the-art technologies available in radiation therapy for various disease sites. It focused on the practical aspects of treatment, including relevant biology and imaging.

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2014 Spring Refresher Course

March 7-9, 2014
The Roosevelt New Orleans
New Orleans

ASTRO's Spring Refresher Course provided a comprehensive review of disease site treatment management, evidence-based guidelines, best practices, safety issues and contraindications. The program gave insight into applying the information to daily practice and provided a thorough review in preparation for board examinations.

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2014 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium

February 20-22, 2014
JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa
Scottsdale, Arizona

This two-and-a-half day meeting featured interactive, educational sessions on supportive care, directed therapy and new surgical and radiotherapeutic techniques, with oral abstract sessions highlighting current cutting-edge science.

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2013 Best of ASTRO

Science of Today, Hope for Tomorrow

November 8-9, 2013
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
San Diego

This ASTRO meeting presented a summary of many of the topics that were covered at the 2013 ASTRO Annual Meeting. The two-day meeting reviewed the most highly-rated abstracts from the Annual Meeting with the most relevant, cutting edge science in radiation oncology. Faculty Q and A panels offered expert advice on challenging cases.

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2013 ASTRO Annual Meeting

Patients: Hope, Guide, Heal

September 22-25, 2013
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta

ASTRO's Annual Meeting is the premier radiation oncology scientific event in the world and draws more than 11,000 attendees each year. The 2013 Annual Meeting looked at patient-centered care and the importance of the physician's role in helping with patient reported outcomes and the quality and safety of patient care.

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2013 State of the Art Techniques: IMRT, IGRT, SBRT

May 17-19, 2013
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
San Antonio

The 2013 State of the Art Techniques Symposium reviewed current and emerging radiotherapeutic techniques. Leaders in the field discuss the impact these modalities have on patient outcomes, with an overall focus on quality and safety. Interactive sessions cover topics such as basics in anatomy and delivery, safety and disease site-specific radiation therapy treatment from planning to delivery.

2013 Spring Refresher Course

March 22-24, 2013
JW Marriott Chicago

ASTRO's Spring Refresher Course provided an overview of standard practices as well as state-of-the-art updates in technology and research. The program provided attendees with the current management of malignancies most encountered within radiation oncology, as well as information on guidelines and best practices.

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2013 ASTRO Cancer Imaging and Radiation Therapy Symposium

February 8-9, 2013
Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in the Walt Disney World Resort
Orlando, Florida

This two-day symposium brought together radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologist and medical physicists to explore the relationship between imaging and radiation oncology through the entire course of a patient’s diagnosis and treatment.