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Biochemical Outcomes Following Prostate Brachytherapy with 5-year Minimum Follow-up: The Importance of Patient Selection and Implant Quality
Presenter: M.A. KollmeierPresenter's Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New YorkType of Session: ScientificBackground One form of radiation therapy used in the treatment of prostate cancer is brachytherapy. The use of this technique is...
Brachytherapy Versus Brachytherapy Plus Beam Radiation for Prostate Cancer: Morbidity Outcomes from Two Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trials
Presenter: M. GhalyPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, New York Methodist Hospital, Weill Medical Collage-Cornell UniversityType of Session: ScientificBackground Localized prostate cancer is typically treated with surgery or...
Conflicts of Interest In Science
Catherine DeAngelis, MD, Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association, gave a keynote speech entitled "Conflicts of Interest In Science" at the 44th annual meeting of the American Society Of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. Her...
Eighteen-Year Results in the Treatment of Early-Stage Breast Cancer With Breast Conservation Versus Mastectomy
Presenter: Matthew PoggiPresenter's Affiliation: Radiation Oncology Branch, NCI, Bethesda, MDType of Session: ScientificBackground Several randomized clinical trials comparing conservative surgery followed by whole breast irradiation to mastectomy...
Is Previous Transurethral Resection of the Prostate a Contraindication to Brachytherapy
Presenter: Moran, BrianPresenter's Affiliation: Chicago Prostate Cancer CenterType of Session: ScientificBackground Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) was the most common GU procedure performed in the 1980s and 1990s. The reported...
Larynx Preservation and Tumor Control in Stage III and IV Laryngeal Cancer: A Three-Arm Randomized Intergroup Trial; RTOG 91?11
Presenter: Moshe MaorPresenter's Affiliation: M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TXType of Session: PlenaryBackground Previously, the Veterans Administration evaluated whether irradiation of patients who respond to induction chemotherapy could...
Long-Term Outcome by Risk Factors Using Conformal High Dose Rate Boost for Prostate Cancer
Presenter: R. GalalaePresenter's Affiliation: Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Kiel University, GermanyType of Session: ScientificBackground Radiation therapy is widely used in the treatment of prostate cancer. Forms of this treatment include external...
Pathologic Evidence of Dose-Response and Dose-Volume Relationships for Prostate Cancer Treated with Combined External Beam Radiotherapy and High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy
Presenter: L. KestinPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USAType of Session: ScientificBackground There has been a long-running debate as to if prostate biopsies should be obtained...
Patterns of Failure for Resected Advanced Head & Neck Cancer Treated by Concurrent Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy: An Analysis of RTOG 9501/Intergroup Phase III Trial
Presenter: Jay CooperPresenter's Affiliation: New York University Medical Center, New York, NYType of Session: PlenaryBackground The most common failure after grossly or microscopically complete surgical resection and post-operative radiation therapy...
Pelvic Radiation With Concurrent Chemotherapy versus Pelvic and Para-Aortic Radiation for High-Risk Cervical Cancer: An Update of RTOG 90-01
Presenter: Patricia EifelPresenter's Affiliation: RTOGType of Session: PlenaryBackground There have been several studies documenting the efficacy of chemoradiation over radiation alone in the treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer. One of...
Radiation Therapy With or Without Chemotherapy for Cervical Cancer With Periaortic Lymph Node Metastases
Presenter: Saad, AymanPresenter's Affiliation: Wayne State UniversityType of Session: ScientificBackground Several large randomized studies have demonstrated increased local control and overall survival in patients with cervical cancer. However,...
Randomized Study Comparing Adjuvant Radiotherapy (RT) with Concomitant Chemotherapy (CT) Versus Sequential Treatment After Conservative Surgery for Patients with Stages I and II Breast Carcinoma
Presenter: Gilles. CalaisPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Oncology Radiotherapy, CHU, Tours, FranceType of Session: ScientificBackground Both whole breast irradiation and chemotherapy are often indicated after conservative surgery for early...
Screening Mammography Is Associated with Earlier Stage Disease and Greater Eligibility for Breast Conservation in Women Aged 40 and Older with Breast Cancer
Presenter: G.M. FreedmanPresenter's Affiliation: Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USAType of Session: PlenaryBackground No cancer screening test has been studied more than mammography. Yet, after more than 35 years of trials, many questions...
Significant Relationship Between Hemoglobin (Hb) Levels and Quality of Life (QOL) During Chemoradiation: Findings From an Incremental Analysis of a 442-Patient, Prospective, Community-Based Epoetin Alfa Study
Presenter: D. ShashaPresenter's Affiliation: The Charles & Bernice Blitman Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USAType of Session: ScientificBackground Anemia is a frequent complication of cancer and its...
Stereotactic Radiosurgery with Whole Brain Radiation Therapy Improves Survival in Patients with Brain Metastases: Report of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Phase III Study 95-08
Presenter: Paul SperdutoPresenter's Affiliation: RTOGType of Session: PlenaryBackground Radiation therapy to the whole brain has been the standard treatment for brain metastases. Recently, in good performance status patients, there has been some...
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