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Robert A. Olson, MD, on Oligometastases: New Data on Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy

2021 ASTRO Annual Meeting

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Robert A. Olson, MD, of the University of British Columbia, discusses phase II findings from the SABR-5 trial on stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for up to five oligometastases. Although toxicity of liver and adrenal metastases warrants caution, the trial seemed to show that this type of radiation treatment is relatively safe and should be studied further, given the long overall survival in this patient population (Abstract 6).



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