ASTRO

OncoLink's in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of sessions and presentations from the Annual Meetings of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.
  • OncoLink at ASTRO 2014

    OncoLink's in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of sessions and presentations from ASTRO held September 14-17, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

    Patient Summaries
    The following reports were chosen because of their relevance to patients during and after cancer treatment. These presentations were made at the 56th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Francisco, CA.


    Scientific Sessions
    OncoLink's in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of scientific sessions and presentations from the Annual Meeting of the ASTRO.

  • OncoLink at ASTRO 2013

    OncoLink's in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of sessions and presentations from ASTRO held September 22 - 25, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Patient Summaries
    The following reports were chosen because of their relevance to patients during and after cancer treatment. These presentations were made at the 55th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in Atlanta, Georgia.


    Scientific Sessions
    OncoLink's in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of sessions and presentations from the Annual Meeting of the ASTRO.

  • OncoLink at ASTRO 2012

    Coverage from the Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting in Boston, MA.

    OncoLink at ASTRO 2012
    Coverage of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, held in Boston, MA.

  • OncoLink at ASTRO 2011

    Coverage from the Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting.

    OncoLink at ASTRO 2011
    Coverage of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, held in Miami, FL.

  • OncoLink at ASTRO 2010

    Coverage of the 2010 annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, held in San Diego, CA.

    OncoLink at ASTRO 2010
    Coverage of the 2010 annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, held in San Diego, CA.

  • OncoLink at ASTRO 2009

    Coverage of the 2009 annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, held in Chicago, IL.

    Monday, November 2, 2009
    Includes the plenary sessions and scientific highlights as well as patient friendly summaries of key presentations.


    Tuesday, November 3, 2009
    Includes scientific highlights as well as patient friendly summaries of key presentations.


    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Includes scientific highlights as well as patient friendly summaries of key presentations.

  • OncoLink at ASTRO 2008

    Coverage of the 2008 annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, held in Boston Massachusetts.

    Monday, September 21, 2008
    OncoLink at ASTRO
    OncoLink reporters provide in-depth coverage of scientific presentations from the 50th annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, ASTRO.


    Patient Summaries
    OncoLink at ASTRO
    OncoLink reporters provide in-depth coverage of scientific presentations from the 50th annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, ASTRO.


    Tuesday, September 22, 2008
    OncoLink at ASTRO
    OncoLink reporters provide in-depth coverage of scientific presentations from the 50th annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, ASTRO.


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  • OncoLink at ASTRO 2007

    Coverage of the 2007 annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, held in Los Angeles California.

    Monday, October 29 2007
    Includes the plenary sessions and scientific highlights from the head and neck, pancreatic, and lung cancer sessions as well as patient friendly summaries of key presentations.


    Patient Summaries
    Our nurse educator explains the science behind the news highlights from this year's ASTRO 2007 meeting.


    Tuesday, October 30 2007
    Includes scientific highlights from the breast, prostate, head and neck, and pediatric cancer sessions as well as patient friendly summaries of key presentations. Also included is a special summary of the panel discussion on proton therapy.


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  • OncoLink at ASTRO 2005

    Coverage of the 2005 annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, held in Denver, Colorado.

    ASTRO 2005 Highlights

    OncoLink at ASTRO 2005
    OncoLink coverage of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, October 16-20, 2005, held in Denver, Colorado. OncoLink reporters provide in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of sessions and presentations.


    ASTRO Patient Summary

    OncoLink at ASTRO 2005
    OncoLink coverage of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, October 16-20, 2005, held in Denver, Colorado. OncoLink reporters provide in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of sessions and presentations.


    Monday, October 17, 2005, including Plenary Sessions

    OncoLink at ASTRO 2005
    OncoLink coverage of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, ASTRO, October 16-20, 2005, held in Denver, Colorado. OncoLink reporters provide in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of sessions and presentations.

    Today's coverage includes Plenary Sessions.
    OncoLink at ASTRO 2005
    The Big Blue Bear at the Denver Convention Center - 40 foot bear sculpted by Lawrence Argent


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News
ASTRO: Short Course of Breast Cancer Irradiation Effective

Nov 22, 2014 - A three week course of radiation treatment may be as effective as six weeks or more in patients with early-stage breast cancer, according to research presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, held from Nov. 1 to 5 in Chicago. In a related study presented at the meeting, adding radiation to the internal mammary lymph nodes does not improve survival in patients with early-stage breast cancer.



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