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Androgen Deprivation and Late Rectal Bleeding after Radiotherapy for Prostate Carcinoma
Presenter: G. SanguinetiPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiotherapy, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova, ItalyType of Session: ScientificBackground Previous studies have suggested that adjuvant androgen...
Craniospinal Radiation in the Treatment of Biopsy Proven Intracranial Germinomas: the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)/Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Experience
Presenter: A. MaityPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of PennsylvaniaType of Session: PosterBackground The most optimal therapy for intracranial germinomas remains controversial. While many...
Does Short-Term Androgen Deprivation Substitute for Radiation Dose in the Treatment of High Risk Prostate Cancer
Presenter: Khanh H. NguyenPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PAType of Session: ScientificBackground There are several randomized trials that confirm a clinical and/or biochemical benefit...
Extent of Surgical Resection Predicts a Favorable Outcome for Children with Malignant Gliomas
Presenter: M. BucciPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of PennsylvaniaType of Session: PosterBackground Pediatric patients with high-grade gliomas have been reported to have a better prognosis than...
Long-Term Changes in Pulmonary Function Tests Following Definitive Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer
Presenter: Keith MillerPresenter's Affiliation: Duke UniversityType of Session: ScientificBackground The majority of patients with lung cancer present in an inoperable stage and hence require radiation therapy. Thoracic radiation can affect...
OncoLink Scientific Update: ASTRO 2002 Highlights
OncoLink has gathered a team of physicians to report on the latest advances in the research and treatment of cancer as discussed throughout the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, in New Orleans,...
Phase III Trial of Conformal Radiotherapy Following Neoadjuvant Hormone Treatment in Early Prostate Cancer
Presenter: Alan HorwichPresenter's Affiliation: The Royal Marsden Hospital & Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton & London, UKType of Session: ScientificBackground There is evidence that a short course of neoadjuvant hormone therapy (NHT) prior to...
Role of Radiation Therapy in the Management of Craniopharyngiomas in Children and Young Adults
Presenter: D.C. Hsiung StrippPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of PennsylvaniaType of Session: PosterBackground Treatment of craniopharyngioma has as its goal the reduction of the mass, restoration...
The Hazards of Dose Escalation in Prostate Cancer Radiation
Presenter: D.A. KubanPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USAType of Session: ScientificBackground Numerous previous studies have suggested that there is a dose-response relationship...
The Impact of Baseline Nutritional Support on Treatment Outcome in Patients with Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Cancer of the Head and Neck Treated with Definitive Radiotherapy: Report of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) Trial 90-03
Presenter: Barbara EldridgePresenter's Affiliation: RTOGType of Session: ScientificBackground Head and neck cancers and treatment of these cancers are inherently associated with loss of appetite, swallowing dysfunction, and odynophagia. This leads...
The Value of Adding Radiation to Tamoxifen in Post-Menopausal Women with Stage I Breast Cancer: A Decision Analysis
Presenter: R.S. PungliaPresenter's Affiliation: Joint Center for RadiationTherapyType of Session: ScientificBackground Large randomized trials have proven that radiation therapy (RT) decreases local recurrence in post-lumpectomy patients with breast...
Therapeutic Radiation Oncology in the Age of the Internet - Opening Our Eyes to eMedicine
Presented by: Alejandro Jadad, MD, DPhil, FRCPC Alejandro (Alex) Jadad, MD, DPhil, FRCPC, director of the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation in Toronto, Canada, has a vision that most of us will find hard to imagine. He envisions a physician in...
Toxicity Following 3D Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer on RTOG 9406 Dose Level IV
Presenter: J.M. MichalskiPresenter's Affiliation: Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO, USAType of Session: ScientificBackground Numerous previous studies have suggested that there is a dose-response...
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