Conference Dates: March 13-15, 2009
Conference Location: Doubletree San Diego Mission Valley, San Diego, Calif.
Sponsoring Group: ASTRO
Conference Web Page URL: www.astro.org/Meetings/UpcomingMeetings/SpringRefresher/
Topics Covered: The ASTRO Spring Refresher Course Program is designed to update the practicing radiation oncologist, medical physicist, radiation biologists and resident-in-training by reviewing a specific topic or field. This program will satisfy an identified educational need by offering an essential review of timely clinical topics and new biological approaches to enhancing radiotherapeutic benefit.
Who Should Attend: Radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, radiation biologists, radiation physicists, radiation therapists
Continuing Education: Yes
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