Meena Moran, MD, on Ductal Carcinoma In Situ: Improving Local Control
2016 ASTRO Annual Meeting
Meena Moran, MD, of Yale University, discusses an analysis from 10 pooled academic institutions that showed a radiation boost after whole breast radiation therapy improves local control of this disease. (Abstract 324)
Alan Pollack, MD, PhD, of the University of Miami Health System, summarizes a session that included discussion of outcomes, dose response, oligometastatic disease, and gene predictor of response. (Presentations 228-235)
Brian Kavanagh, MD, MPH, of the University of Colorado at Denver and ASTRO’s incoming President, discuss his goals for the Society in 2017.
Joanne B. Weidhaas, MD, PhD, of the University of California, Los Angeles Radiation Oncology, discusses the KRAS variant as a biomarker of cetuximab response and altered immunity in head and neck cancer. (Abstract LBA-11)
Daniel A. Hamstra, MD, PhD, of Texas Oncology, discusses phase III findings on the use of an absorbable hydrogel spacer designed to decrease rectal toxicity and improve bowel quality of life for patients with prostate cancer. (Abstract LBA-6)
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.