Richard T. Hoppe, MD, on Lymphoma: Improving Outcomes
2016 ASTRO Annual Meeting
Richard T. Hoppe, MD, of Stanford University, summarizes a session on improving outcomes by enhancing old and new indications in follicular lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma. (Scientific Session 5)
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.
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.
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)
Bradley R. Prestidge, MD, of Bon Secours VA Health System, summarizes his plenary lecture on this phase III trial comparing combined external beam radiation and transperineal interstitial permanent brachytherapy with brachytherapy alone for selected patients with intermediate-risk prostate cancer. (Plenary Lecture 1, Presentation 7)