Look for us every ASTRO, where we look forward to connecting with former mentors, colleagues and alumni! We look forward to our annual residency alumni dinner at ASTRO this year, on October 2, 2023.


    Saturday, September 30

    1:43 pm – 1:54 pm

    ARRO Annual Seminar; Location: Room 29

                    Speaker: Winkfield K. Radiation Oncologists as Leaders: Career Paths Beyond the Field


    Sunday, October 1

    1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

    PS 02 – Presidential Symposium Session II: Diversity in Clinical Trials; Location: Ballroom 20

                    Panelist: Winkfield K


    Monday, October 2

    10:45 am – 12:00 pm

    Poster Q&A 02 – Central Nervous System & Palliative; Location: Hall B2

    Byrd H, Kirschner A, Kohutek Z, Osmundson E. Functional outcomes and toxicities associated with SBRT to bone metastases involving the joint space


    3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Poster Q&A 03 – Breast Cancer & Nonmalignant Disease; Location: Hall B2

    Johns C, Kwon J, Rahimi AS, Liu Y, Cauble M, Alluri PG, Arbab M, Nwachukwu C, Kim DK. Racial different in outcomes in breast cancer patients with residual nodal disease after neoadjuvant chemotherapy

    Rahimi A, Kim DK, Leitch M, Nichols E, Gu X, Parsons D, Lu W, Becker SJ, Alluri P, Nwachukwu C, Ahn C, Zhang Y, Spangler A, Farr D, Woolridge R, Bahrami S, Stojadinovic S, Lieberman M, Hardee S, Timmerman RD. Multi-institutional phase II trial using dose escalated five fraction stereotactic partial breas irradiation with GammaPod for early stage breast cancer

    Kazemimoghadam M, Yang Z, Chen M, Rahimi A, Kim DK, Alluri P, Nwachukwu C, Lu W, Gu X. A comprehensive deep learning framework for automatic target volumes segmentation in post-operative stereotactic partial breast irradiation


    3:25 pm – 3:36 pm

    Panel 14 – ASTRO/NRG Joint Session: Far Beyond “Thoughts and Prayers”: Crafting an Interdisciplinary DEI Action Toolkit to Enhance Basic to Clinical Cancer Research; Location: Room 2

    Speaker: Winkfield K. Powerful programming to reduce barriers that lead to disparate health outcomes for minorities and underserved populations


    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Poster Q&A 4 – Biology and PRO; Location: Hall B2

    Simmons A, Sher D, Kim DK, Leitch M, Hans J, Gu X, Ahn C, Gao A, Spangler A, Morgan HE, Farr D, Woolridge R, Seiler S, Goudreau S, Bahrami S, Neufeld S, Mendez C, Leiberman M, Timmerman RD, Rahimi A. Financial toxicity and patient reported outcomes on a phase I single fraction stereotactic partial breast irradiation protocol for early stage breast cancer


    Tuesday, October 3

    10:15 am – 11:30 am

    Special Session: Awards Ceremony; Location: Ballroom 20

                    Recognition of Dr. Karen Winkfield, 2023 ASTRO Fellow – Congratulations!


    3:30 pm – 3:50 pm

    Special Session: Late-Breaking Abstracts; Location: Room 6B

    Rahimi A, Leitch M, Dogan B, Alluri PG, Farr D, Arbab M, Seiler S, Kim DK, Woolridge R, Unni N, Nwachukwu CR, Patel I, Zhang Y, Lu W, Parsons DDM, Nguyen A, Chiu TD, Morgan HE, McArthur HL, Sahoo S, Timmerman RD. Early results of a phase I pre-operative single fraction ablative trial for early stage breast cancer


    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Peds 2: Reducing Late Effects and Improving Through Advanced Techniques and Novel Approaches; Location: Room 2

                    Moderator: Luo L


    4:02 pm – 4:13 pm

    Panel 18: ASTRO/ADROP Joint Session – Employing Equity in Residency Recruitment and Cultivating a Culture of Inclusion; Location: Room 32

                    Speaker: Gaines D. Gender, race and ethnicity on the resident experience


    Wednesday, October 4

    8:15 am – 8:20 am

    Physics 9: Dosimetry & QA; Location: Room 7

    Gonzalez Y, Chen L, Lee H, Kim DK, Arbab M, Alluri P, Zhang Y, Chiu Y, Iqbal Z, Zhuang T, Cai B, Kim H, Park YK, Timmerman R, Lin M, Rahimi I, Parsons D. Dosimetric comparison of adaptive radiotherapy modalities for stereotactic partial breast irradiation. *Awarded Annual Meeting Basic Transitional Award in Physics (top 1.5% of 2000 abstracts)


    10:30 am – 11:30 am

    Physics 10: Autocontouring and Clinical Outcomes; Location: Room 5

                    Moderator: Yock A


    10:30 am – 11:45 am

    Poster Q&A 09 – Head & Neck Cancer; Location: Hall B2

    Darrow K, McComas KN, Rajkumar A, Dove A, Kluwe C, Murphy B, Gilbert J, Sinard R, Netterville J, Lockney N, Cmelak A. Definitive chemoradiation with concurrent carboplatin and paclitaxel for HPV-mediated oropharyngeal cancer: survival and local control.


    McComas K, Darrow K, Rajkumar A, Dove A, Kluwe C, Netterville J, Murphy B, Cmelak A. Tailoring radiation to the contralateral neck for midline HPV-mediated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.


    12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

    Poster Q&A 10 – Physics; Location: Hall B2

    Ding G and Homann K. Can a 10 MV-FFF photon beam be used in stereotactic thalamotomy to reduce beam delivery times: a dosimetric evaluation


    Kwon YS, Parsons D, Kim DK, Lu W, Gu X, Stojadinovic S, Alluri P, Arbab M, Montalvo S, Lin M, Chen L, Gonzalez Y, Chiu T, Timmerman R, Zhang U, Rahimi A. Assessment of cardiac radiation dose in the Co-60 prone based stereotactic partial breast irradiation using the distance from the heart to the planning target volume as a surrogate marker


    Underline denotes presenting author for abstracts

    Bold denotes current member of VUMC, Department of Radiation Oncology


  • Saturday, October 22

    Presenter: Dr. Dakim Gaines

    10:10am: Hemisfair Ballroom C1

    Opening Remarks by the ARRO Executive Committee

    12:45pm: Hemisfair Ballroom C1

    Presentation of ARRO Faculty Global Health Award

    Presenter: Dr. Karen Winkfield

    1:33pm: Room 202

    Breakout Group for Addressing Health Disparities in Your Community for Master Class 4: Center on Equity: Reflecting on Unconscious Bias, Dominant Culture and Privilege


    Monday, October 24

    Poster Presentation: Dr. Jill De Vis

    10:45 am – 11:45 am: Poster Session Q&A 2; Exhibit Hall 1; Number 2112

    De Vis JB, Jean-Baptiste S, Abernathy K, Pham HH, Cass AS, Osmundson CC. Radiation Necrosis Risk in NSCLC Patients Receiving EGFR TKIs or ALK Inhibitors

    Session Moderator: Dr. Leo Luo

    10:45am – 11:45 am: Room 303

    QP 06 Pediatrics – Refining the Therapeutic Ratio in Pediatric Radiation Oncology

    Poster Presentation: Dr. Jill De Vis

    3pm – 4pm: Poster Session Q&A 3; Exhibit Hall 1; Number 2003

    De Vis JB, Balbach ML, Sherry AD, Newman NB, Chakravarthy AB, Rafat M. Body Composition as a Biomarker for Disease Recurrence in Patients with Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    Poster Presentation: Dr. Dakim Gaines

    5pm – 6pm: Poster Session Q&A 4; Exhibit Hall 1; Number 3133

    Gaines DK, Wolf M, Rathmell WK. Immune Cell Stimulation Primes Tumor Cells for Radiation Effect

    Poster Presentation: Shelby Crants, Medical Student

    5pm – 6pm: Poster Session Q&A 4; Exhibit Hall 1

    Crants SA, Olson SS, Li Y, Bejan CA, Bick A, Luo L. Radiation Therapy and Subsequent Clonal Hematopoiesis: An Analysis of a Biorepository of 89,782 Patients


    Tuesday, October 25

    Presenter: Dr. Karen Winkfield

    10:35am: Stars at Night Ballroom

    Awards Ceremony Session

    Poster Presentation: Dr. Samuel Jean-Baptiste

    4pm – 5pm: Poster Session Q&A 7; Exhibit Hall 1; Number 2246

    Jean-Baptiste S, Pham HH, McCoy A, Wright A, Shinohara AT. Electronic Health Record Patient Portal Use in Radiotherapy Treated Patients in the Era of COVID-19; Who’s Getting Left Behind?

    Session Moderator: Dr. Zak Kohutek

    4pm – 5pm: Room 304

    QP 15 Palliative 2 - Honing the SABR for Oligometastatic Disease and Beyond


    Wednesday, October 26

    Poster Presentation: Dr. Kyra McComas

    10:30am – 11:30am: Poster Q&A 9; Exhibit Hall 1; Number 2732

    McComas KN, Darrow KR, Yock A, Shinohara ET. Online Adaptive Radiotherapy and Opportunity Cost

    Poster Presentation: Dr. Jayden (Curry) Gracie

    10:30am – 11:30am: Poster Q&A 9; Exhibit Hall 1; Number 2750

    Curry J, Holtzman AL, Dagan R, Bryant CM, Morris CG, Mendenhall WM. Impact of Mandated Online Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opiate Analgesic Use and Patient-Reported Pain during Radiotherapy for Oropharyngeal Cancer

    Poster Presentation: Dr. George Ding

    12:30pm – 1:30pm: Poster Q&A 10; Exhibit Hall 1; Number 3282

    Ding GX, Homann KL. Dosimetric Benefits with a Lower Energy Photon Beam in Stereotactic Radiosurgery


  • Sunday, 10/24

    • Dr. Karen Winkfield: PS 02 - Presidential Symposium: Session II - Digital Health to Improve Patient Outcomes and Experience - 9:25 AM (Room W375 a/b/c/d) 
    • Dr. Karen Winkfield: Panel Discussion with Moderators and Presenters - 10:10 AM (Room W375 a/b/c/d) 
    • Dr. Karen Winkfield: Historical perspective on the impact of the medical community on mitigating health disparities - 2:02 PM (Room W181 a/b/c)


    Monday, 10/25

    • Dr. Anne Rajkumar: Optimizing STING Activity in Prostate Cancer Pre-Clinical Models - 11:00-12:15 AM (Outside Room W375)
    • Dr. Ryan Whitaker: Prolonged Time of Lung Collapse Associated with Decreased Recovery of Functional Lung Following Palliative Radiotherapy - 11:30-12:30 PM (Room W179 a/b)
    • Dr. Bapsi Chak: Trust but Verify: Quality Assurance and Quality of Life in GI Cancers - 2:00 PM (Room W375e)
    • Dr. Karen Winkfield: Establishing and leveraging relationships with HBCUs and HSIs to promote and expose radiation oncology to URMs - 5:57 PM (Room W181 a/b/c)


    Tuesday, 10/26

    • Ellen Miller MSN, FNP-BC: Enhancing Follow Up Capacity and Quality at a High-Volume Academic Satellite Practice Through Integration of an Advanced Practice Provider - 8:30 AM (Outside Room W375)
    • Dr. Adam Yock: SS 17 - Phys 3 - Novel Planning and Treatment Techniques - 1:30 PM (Room W185 a/b/c/d)
    • Dr. Ryan Whitaker: Bridging Academia and Industry for Medical Care: Presentations by ASTRO-Industry Radiation Oncology Research Training Fellows - 2:45-3:00 PM (Digital XP onDemand)
    • Dr. Ryan Whitaker: Identification of Clinical Predictors of Benefit of Palliative Thoracic Radiotherapy - 3:30-4:45 PM (Outside Room W375)


    Wednesday, 10/27

    • Dr. Brian Bingham: Time Driven Activity Based Costing as a Method for Estimating the Practice-Level and National Cost Burden of Treatment-Related Prior Authorization for Academic Radiation Oncology Practices - 8:00-9:00 AM (Room W187 a/b/c)
    • Dr. George Ding: Skin Dose Distributions from Total Skin Electron Irradiation Therapy (TSET) - 10:30 AM (Outside Room W375)

    Saturday, September 14, 2019

    Session Title: Latin America ASTRO "Advanced Gynecologic tumors and the role of brachytherapy" (Spanish Language)
    Diandra Ayala-Peacock
    Session Type: International
    Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
    Session Time: 2:45 PM - 6:00 PM
    Room: Room W181
    Track: International


    Sunday, September 15, 2019

    Title: Post-Radiotherapy Inflammation Predicts Recurrence and Mortality in Stage I-III Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
    All authors: Sherry AD, Newman NB, Mayer I, Chakravarthy AB, Rafat M
    Presenter: Sherry AD
    Type of presentation: Poster
    Day: Sunday Sept 15
    Time: 1pm-2:30
    Title: Combining Adjuvant Radiotherapy with Capecitabine Appears to be Safe and Feasible for Chemotherapy-Resistant Breast Cancer
    All authors: Sherry AD, Mayer I, Ayala-Peacock D, Abramson V, Rexer B, Chakravarthy AB
    Presenter: Sherry AD
    Type of presentation: Poster
    Day: Sunday Sept 15
    Time: 1pm-2:30
    Drapek, L, Conklin, RW, Shinohara, E, Schmid, J, Vance, S, Zywine, C, Millar B.  Integration of Advanced Practice Providers in Radiation Oncology. 
    Panel Session
    September 15, 2019.  1:15pm
    Title:  Prospective Observational Trial of Low Dose Total Skin Electron Therapy for Mycosis Fungoides Using Rotisserie Technique
    All authors: Neil B Newman, Chirayu Patel, Austin Kirschner
    Presenter: Neil Newman
    Type of presentation: Poster
    Day: Sunday 09/15
    Time:  1:15-2:00pm
    Title: Postoperative Seroma Formation Following Intraoperative Electronic Brachytherapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer
    All authors: Benjin Facer, Chris Brett, Manuel Morales, Ana Grau, Raeshell Sweeting, Ingrid Meszoely, Bapsi Chakravarthy
    Presenter: Benjin Facer
    Type of presentation: Electronic Poster
    Day: Sunday 9/15
    Time: 1:15 PM
    Title: Palliative Radiotherapy Given Concurrently or Within 4 Weeks of Initiation of Immunotherapy is Associated with Sustained Clinical Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Patients With Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
    All Authors: RM Whitaker, EA Gillaspie, L Horn, and EC Osmundson
    Presenter: Ryan Whitaker
    Type of Presentation: Poster
    Day: Sunday, September 15th
    Time: 1:15 - 2:30 PM
    Abstract Title: Mean Cardiopulmonary Dose and Vertebral Marrow Dose Differentially Predict Lineage-Specific Cytopenia Kinetics During Radiotherapy for Esophageal Cancer 
    Presenter: Joshua Anderson 
    Author Block: Joshua Anderson, Neil Newman, Chelsea Anderson, Alexander Sherry, Evan Osmundson 
    Scientific Session Title: GI 1 - Esophagogastric Cancers 
    Type: Oral Presentation
    Session Date/Time: September 15, 4:45PM-6:00PM


    Monday, September 16, 2019

    Title: Radiation-Induced Malignancy following Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Benign Intracranial Pathology
    All authors: Sherry AD, Bingham B, Kim E, Luo G, Chambless L, Cmelak A
    Presenter: Sherry AD
    Type of presentation: Poster
    Day: Monday Sept 16
    Time: 10:30am-12pm
    Title: Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for Treatment of Paragangliomas: A Tertiary Medical Center’s 17 Year Experience.
    All authors: Anderson JL, Khattab MH, Sherry AD, Luo G, Attia A, Cmelak AJ.
    Presenter:  Joshua L. Anderson
    Type of presentation: Poster
    September 16th
    Time: 10:45 am
    Title: Prophylactic Limbo: How Low Can We Go on HPV+OPSCC Prophylactic Nodal Coverage?
    Christien Kluwe, Benjin Facer, Neil Newman, Stephanie Dudzinski, Anthony Cmelak 
    Presenter: Christien Kluwe
    Poster Viewing Q&A Session Time: September 16 - 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    Faigin, C, Conklin, RW, Drapek, L, Schmid, J.  ASTRO’s Annual Meeting Education Committee presents Break Through the Taboo:  Discussing Intimacy and Sexuality with Female Cancer Patients. 
    Panel Session
    September 17, 2019.  8AM
    Title: Treatment of Cancer for Patients Experiencing Homelessness 
    Presenter: Brian Bingham 
    Author block: Brian Bingham, Benjin Facer, Camille Ivey, Evan Osmundson 
    Poster Viewing Q&A Session Time: Reach out to Brian for viewing session time.
    Track: Health Services Research
    1-2:15 PM on Tuesday 9/17/2019
    Title: Patterns of Referral and Their Relationship to Patterns of Care for Localized Prostate Cancer: A Single Large Tertiary Care Academic Medical Center Experience
    Presenter: Ellen Kim, Greg Twork, Lisa Kachnic, Jeremy Warner 
    Poster Viewing Q&A Session Time: September 17 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
    Title: Modulation of Glutamine Metabolism Sensitizes Lung Cancer Xenografts to Radiation
    Christien Kluwe, Chirayu Patel, Yong Zou, Neil Newman, Pierre Massion 
    Presenter: Christien Kluwe
    Poster Viewing Q&A Session Time: September 17 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
    Title: Inflammation with Lymphopenia during Chemoradiotherapy Predicts Recurrence and Mortality in Locally Advanced Esophageal Carcinoma 
    Presenter: Alexander Sherry 
    Author block: Alexander Sherry, Neil Newman, Joshua Anderson, Evan Osmundson 
    Poster Viewing Q&A Session Time: Tuesday, September 17
    2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
    Track: Gastrointestinal Cancer
    Title: Patterns of Referral and Their Relationship to Patterns of Care for Localized Muscle Invasive Bladder Carcinoma (MIBC): A Single Large Tertiary Care Academic Medical Center Experience
    Presenter: Ellen Kim, Greg Twork, Lisa Kachnic, Jeremy Warner 
    Poster Viewing Q&A Session Time: September 17 - 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Title:  Prospective Observational Trial of an Absorbable Hydrogel Spacer in Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy: Quality of Life and Dosimetric Outcomes
    All authors: Neil B Newman, Ryan Cleary, Eric Shinohara, Austin Kirschner
    Presenter: Neil Newman
    Type of presentation: Poster
    Day: Tuesday 09/17
    Time:  2:45-4 pm


    Wednesday, September 18, 2019

    Session Title: GI 5- Esophagogastric Cancers
    Session Type: Scientific
    Moderator: Diandra Ayala-Peacock
    Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    Session Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Room: Room W187
    Track: Gastrointestinal Cancer
    Panel: The Evolving Role of Fractionation in Early Stage Breast Cancer
    Panel Moderator/Chair: A. Bapsi Chakrvarthy, MD, FASTRO
    Speakers:  A. Brunt, MBBS David Wazer, MD, FASTRO, Benjamin Smith, MD, FASTRO
    Session Type: Panel
    Date and Time: 09/18/2019, 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 20, 2018

    "Applying for jobs: a panel discussion"
    Moderator: Lisa Kachnic
    2:19 - 2:20 PM, ARRO Annual Seminar, Hemisfair Ballroom 3


    Sunday, October 21, 2018

    Lisa Kachnic
    7:45 - 7:55 AM, Stars at Night Ballroom

    "SU_36_2358 - Intrinsic resistance of V-SVZ neural stem cells subjected to concurrent daily radiation and temozolomide therapy"
    Brent Cameron, Geri Traver, Daniel Dean, Levi Johnson, Madelyn Fahhoum, Konjeti Sekhar, Jialiang Wang, Michael Freeman
    1:15 - 2:45 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3

    "SU_6_2061 - Pilot study of potential activation of c-MYC by aurora kinase A in everolimus-resistant localized esophageal cancer treated with XELOX followed by carboplatin/radiation"
    Nabil Saba, Seth Force, Charley Staley, Felix Fernandez, Field Willingham, Allan Pickens, Kenneth Cardona, Zhengjia Chen, Laura Gof, Eric Lambright, Jon Nesbitt, Kristin Higgins, R Donald Harvey, Taofeek Owonikoko, Suresh Ramalingam, Dong Sin, Jonathan Beitler, Bassel El-Rayes, Jerome Landry, Safia Salaria, Wael El-Rifai, A Bapsi Chakravarthy
    1:15 - 2:45 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3

    "MO_15_2852 - Radiation dose escalation for localized ependymoma"
    Jennifer Vogel
    10:45 - 12:15 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3

    "SU_9_2086 - Dose dependent association of vertebral body irradiation and lymphopenia during chemoradiation for esophageal cancer"
    Neil Newman, Christopher Brett, Chirayu Patel, Albert Attia, Evan Osmundson, Lisa Kachnic
    1:15 - 2:45 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3

    "CT 01 - Clinical Trials Session"
    Lisa Kachnic
    3:14 - 4:45 PM, Stars at Night Ballroom


    Monday, October 22, 2018

    "MO_20_2607 - Efficacy of SBRT for local control in recurrent and metastastic sarcoma"
    Christopher Brett, Neil Newman, Ellen Kim, Elizabeth Jeans, Eric Shinohara
    10:45 - 12:15 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3
    "MO_7_2637 - Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for vestibular schwannoma: longitudinal audiologic assessment in single and fractionated treatments"
    Mohamed Khattab, David Wharton, Ellen Kim, Lola Chambless, Kyle Weaver, Guozhen Luo, Adam Yock, Manuel Morales, Albert Attia, Anthony Cmelak
    10:45 - 12:15 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3
    "MO_7_2641 - Stereotactic radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma: longitudinal radiographic outcomes single and fracionated treatments"
    Mohamed Khattab, David Wharton, Ellen Kim, Lola Chambless, Kyle Weaver, Guozhen Luo, Adam Yock, Manuel Morales, Albert Attia, Anthony Cmelak
    10:45 - 12:15 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3
    "103 - Neuropsychological outcomes of pediatric brain tumor patients treated with proton (PRT) or x-ray (XRT) radiation therapy"
    J Gross, S Powell, F Zelko, W F Hartsell, S Goldman, J Fangusaro, R luila, N Pillay Smiley, John Han-Chih Chang, V Gondi
    11:25 - 11:35 AM, Room 008
    "PL 01 - Plenary Session"
    Lisa Kachnic
    2:15 - 3:45 PM, Stars at Night Ballroom


    Tuesday, October 23, 2018

    "TU_5_3166 - Total Body Irradiation (TBI) with organ sparing utilizing both Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) and electronic compensator"
    Guozhen Luo, Evan Osmundson, George Ding
    1:00 - 2:30 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3

    "TU_38_3696 - Outcomes of T1-2 N0 M0 small cell lung cancer treated with either conventionally fractionated chemoradiotherapy or stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT): a national cancer database study"
    Neil Newman
    2:45 - 4:15 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3
    "TU_34_3015 - Obesity predicts poor outcomes to stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia"
    Mohamed Khattab, Alexander Sherry, Joshua Anderson, Ellen Kim, Hong Yu, Guozhen Luo, Manuel Morales, Anthony Cmelak, Albert Attia
    1:00 - 2:30 PM, Innovation Hub, Exhibit Hall 3

    "174 - Small cell carcinoma of the cervix: definitive chemoradiation for locally advanced disease"
    Amishi Bajaj, M Frumovitz, B martin, A jhingran, K V Albuquerque, A Yen, EL Jones, DKK Gaffney, MC Christensen, Diandra Ayala-Peacock, DM Wharton, S Jolly, P Kale, K Ryan, K Nieto, MM Hardkenrider, W Small Jr.
    2:20 - 2:30 PM, Room 007 A/B

    "1124 - Immortal time bias in post-operative radiation studies utilizing the national cancer data base"
    Neil Newman, Evan Osmundson
    5:27 - 5:33 PM, Room 217 A/B
  • Saturday, September 23, 2017

    "Applying for jobs: a panel discussion"
    Moderator: Lisa Kachnic
    1:00 PM, ARRO Annual Seminar


    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    "Prognostic factors in patients with renal cell carcinoma and brain metastases"
    Paul Sperduto, Brian Deegan, Jing Li, Krishan Jethwa, Paul Brown, Natalie Lockney, Kathryn Beal, Niteshkumar RanaAlbert Attia, Ryan Shanley, Emil Lou, Amir Zahra, John Buatti, Jason Molitoris, James Yu, Veronica Chiang, Giuseppina Laura Masucci, David Roberge, Adam Olson, John Kirkpatrick, Steve Braunstein, Penny Sneed, Diana Shi, Helen
    1:15-2:45 PM, CNS ePoster discussion 1 - brain metastases

    "Clinical trials session"
    Moderators: Benjamin Movsas, Lisa Kachnic
    3:15-4:45 PM, Ballroom 20

    "Controversies in the treatment of benign CNS tumors: a case-based panel session"
    Moderators: Albert Attia, Lia Halasz
    4:45-6:15 PM, Room 2, Panel session 


    Monday, September 25, 2017

    "Meet the expert -- Gastrointestinal"
    Expert: Lisa Kachnic
    10:15-10:45 AM, Hall B2-G

    "Plenary session"
    Moderators: Benjamin Movsas, Lisa Kachnic
    2:15-3:45 PM, Ballroom 20


    Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    "NRG Oncology/RTOG 0529: long-term outcomes of dose-painted intensity modulated radiation therapy, 5-fluorouracil, and mitomycin-C in anal canal cancer"
    Lisa Kachnic 
    7:45 AM or 8:45 AM, Room 1 A/B

    "Advances in supportive oncology for patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy for cancers of the head and neck"
    Moderators: Kenneth Niermann, Barbara Murphy
    1:00-2:30 PM, Room 31 A/B/C, Panel session 

    Palliative care oral presentations
    Mark Stavas, Ben Li
    1:00-2:30 PM, Room 3

    "ASTRO-ABR joint session: MOC part 3: demise of the secure examination and what's on the horizon to replace it"
    Lisa Kachnic
    4:45-6:15 PM, Room 30 A/B/C

    "A prospective, observational trial of linac-based stereotactic radiosurgery for essential tremor and parkinsonian tremor"
    Brent Cameron, Li Wang, Anthony Joseph CmelakGuozhen Luo, Hong Yu, Peter Hedera, Fenna Phibbs, Joseph Neimat, Austin Kirschner
    4:45-6:15 PM, CNS 1 - high grade gliomas, neurotoxicity and benign CNS conditions. Oral presentation.

    Palliative care ePoster discussion
    Mark Stavas
    4:45-6:15 PM, Room 5B


    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    "Immune checkpoint inhibition with radiotherapy causes an abscopal treatment effect for castrate-resistant prostate cancer" 
    Austin Kirschner, Jian Wang 
    11:00-12:30 PM, Biology 5 - immune response I. Oral presentation.

    ​"The impact of radiation field size on long-term all-cause mortality of stage I-II Hodgkin lymphoma patients." 
    Chirayu Patel, Evan Michaelson, Yu-Hui Chen, Barbara Silver, Karen Marcus, Mary Ann Stevenson, Peter Mauch, Andrea Ng. 
    11:00-12:30 PM, Hematologic 2 - improving patient selection, leading to new indications. Oral presentation.