Latest American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Stories

2014-08-20 08:27:47

WINFIELD, Ill., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CDH Proton Center Medical Director William F. Hartsell, MD, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), one of 30 distinguished radiation oncologists selected for the honor in 2014. ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, dedicated to improving patient care. "Dr. Hartsell joins an elite group of ASTRO members who have significantly contributed to the Society, the...

2014-08-19 23:06:59

Clarity builds online interface and provides affiliated patient safety services for a new patient safety initiative in radiation oncology care. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Clarity Group and Clarity PSO, an operating division of Clarity Group, are proud to announce that the company has been selected by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) for a key role in the development and launch of RO-ILS: Radiation...

2013-09-04 23:21:50

Radiation therapy provider partners with Yale School of Medicine's COPPER Center FORT MYERS, Fla. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 21st Century Oncology has partnered with Yale School of Medicine’s Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center and the Department of Therapeutic Radiology to bolster comparative effectiveness research in the radiation oncology community and to address the critical challenges clinicians, policy makers and cancer patients and their...

2011-10-03 07:00:00

Presented today at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO). Pittsburgh/Miami (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 A newer, non-surgical way of treating high-risk, early-stage lung cancer patients with stereotactic radiation is as effective as limited surgery and brachytherapy (radioactive seed implantation), providing patients with another good treatment alternative, according to a study by Allegheny General Hospital radiation oncologists. The study...

2011-10-02 07:00:00

Reported to the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Pittsburgh, PA and Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2011 Treating a breast cancer recurrence with a combination of radioactive seed implantation and tumor excision rather than with mastectomy, or whole breast removal, is an effective approach for many women, according to a long-term study presented today at the annual meeting the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) by cancer specialists at...

2010-09-10 07:30:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will hold an investor event on Tuesday, November 2 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) in San Diego. Investors and members of the financial community are invited to join senior management for a review of fiscal year 2010 and a tour of the company's exhibition at ASTRO. Varian will host a meeting with management, beginning with breakfast at 7:00 a.m. and...

2009-11-02 13:08:00

- Follow-On Results from a Randomized Phase IIb Head & Neck Trial Demonstrate Efficacy of Nimotuzumab Without Severe, Class-Associated Toxicities - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI; TSX: YM), a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio of promising cancer-related products at various stages of development, announced that an oral presentation at the American Society for...

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