Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, on Issues in Lung Toxicity
2016 ASTRO Annual Meeting
Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, summarizes a session she moderated on lung toxicity, including the impact of cardiac radiation, the risk of radiation to thoracic vertebral bodies, radiation pneumonitis, and upfront SBRT. (Scientific Session 39)
Thomas J. Lynch, Jr, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, summarizes his keynote lecture on whether we are any closer to curing lung cancer with targeted treatments. (Keynote Address 2)
Louis B. Harrison, MD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses radiation oncology in the context of personalized medicine, multidisciplinary care, new technology and applications, and the mandate to contain costs.
Douglas W. Arthur, MD, of Virginia Commonwealth University, discusses the 3-year efficacy report from a phase II study of repeat breast-preserving surgery and 3D conformal partial breast reirradiation for in-breast recurrence. (Abstract LBA-10)
Bruce D. Minsky, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Chairman of the ASTRO Board, discusses top papers presented at this year’s Annual Meeting.
Takeshi Kodaira, MD, PhD, of Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, discusses the final analysis of a randomized phase III trial of accelerated vs conventional fractionation radiotherapy for glottic cancer of T1-2N0M0. (Abstract LBA-8)