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  1. 57 exceptional mentors and teachers recognized with 2014 Educator of the Year AwardRead the original story

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., August 19, 2014-The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology has honored 57 educators with the 2014 Educator of the Year Award.

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  2. ASTRO awards $35,500 in individual grants to 43 researchers presenting at the 2014 Annual MeetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., August 13, 2014-The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected 43 recipients to receive a total of $35,500 for the 2014 Annual Meeting Abstract Awards.

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  3. Single-fraction RT as effective as multiple-fraction RT for palliation of bone metastasesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., August 4, 2014-Standardizing prescribing practices for single-fraction radiation therapy for palliation of bone metastases could lead to cost savings and improvement in patients' quality of life, according to a study published in the August 1, 2014 edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics , the ... (more)

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  4. Two-step decision tree analysis helps inform updates of RT best practices, quality standardsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., July 28, 2014-A two-step decision tree analysis, incorporating Donabedian's model, is a feasible process to evaluate and distill the many available quality standards, guidelines, recommendations and indicators in order to update national and international quality standards for radiation therapy, according to a study published in the ... (more)

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  5. Internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, named 2014 ASTRO Honorary MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., July 16, 2014-The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, as the 2014 Honorary Member, the highest honor ASTRO bestows on distinguished cancer researchers, scientists and leaders in disciplines other than radiation oncology, radiobiology or radiation physics.

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  6. Special edition of the Red Journal highlights the need for radiation oncology services in LMICsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., June 25, 2014-The July 1, 2014 edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics , the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology , features a special section of 10 articles focusing on global health and radiation oncology in low- and middle-income countries Three papers examine ... (more)

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  7. Gene therapy combined with IMRT found to reduce recurrence for select prostate cancer patientsRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., June 2, 2014-Combining oncolytic adenovirus-mediated cytotoxic gene therapy with intensity modulated radiation therapy reduces the risk of having a positive prostate biopsy two years after treatment in intermediate-risk prostate cancer without affecting patients' quality of life, according to a study published in the June 1, 2014 ... (more)

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  8. Gene therapy combined with IMRT found to reduce recurrence for select prostate cancer patientsRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., June 2, 2014-Combining oncolytic adenovirus-mediated cytotoxic gene therapy with intensity modulated radiation therapy reduces the risk of having a positive prostate biopsy two years after treatment in intermediate-risk prostate cancer without affecting patients' quality of life, according to a study published in the June 1, 2014 ... (more)

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  9. TGen and George Mason University announce precision medicine alliance to benefit patientsRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    The Translational Genomics Research Institute and George Mason University today announced the creation of a strategic research alliance to benefit patients with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

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  10. Hyperfractionated RT improves local-regional control for patients with head and neck cancerRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., May 1, 2014-Patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with hyperfractionated radiation therapy experienced improved local-regional control and, with patients censored at five years, improved overall survival with no increase in late toxicity, according to a study published in the May 1, 2014 ... (more)

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  11. ASTRO issues guideline on the role of postoperative radiation therapy for endometrial cancerRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., April 23, 2014- The American Society for Radiation Oncology has issued a new guideline, "The Role of Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Cancer: An ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline," that details the use of adjuvant radiation therapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer.

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  12. Dose-escalated hypofractionated IMRT, conventional IMRT for prostate cancer have like side effectsRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., April 3, 2014-Dose-escalated intensity modulated radiation therapy with use of a moderate hypofractionation regimen can safely treat patients with localized prostate cancer with limited grade 2 or 3 late toxicity, according to a study published in the April 1, 2014 edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology ... (more)

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  13. With flip of wrist, interventional radiologists treat uterine fibroidsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology report highlights benefits of different access approach to treat women's noncancerous growths; could be 'game changer' for image-guided minimally invasive treatments, improving patient comfort Aaron Fischman, M.D., and a team of researchers from New York's Mt.

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  14. ASTRO white paper provides guidance for optimal quality, safety of HDR brachytherapyRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Fairfax, Va., March 5, 2014- The American Society for Radiation Oncology has issued a new white paper, "A review of safety, quality management, and practice guidelines for high-dose-rate brachytherapy," that recommends specific guidance to follow in the delivery of high-dose-rate brachytherapy to improve quality and patient safety, according to the ... (more)

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  15. Society of Interventional Radiology: Understand long-term risks of DVTRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Serious complication of post-thrombotic syndrome often causes lengthy disability; interventional radiologists offer solutions through minimally invasive, image-guided medicine Suresh Vedantham, M.D., FSIR, is an interventional radiologist who treats deep vein thrombosis .

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  16. Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to drive vehicle-to-vehicle communication effortRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    A motorcycle passes a car during a demo of vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

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