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ASTRO 2017: Lung Cancer Highlights
November 15, 2017 | Online

Overview

This webinar will review selected presentations made at the 2017 ASTRO Annual Meeting that address the evolving role of radiation therapy in the treatment of lung malignancies. Current standards of care in the management of lung malignancies will be examined with an emphasis on developments in the field of radiation oncology. New, evolving and innovative approaches in the practice of radiotherapy as it applies to the treatment of lung tumors will be identified and appraised.  Areas of clinical research most likely to impact treatment and improving outcomes in patients with lung malignancies will also be discussed.

What you should expect to learn

After viewing this webinar, attendees will:

  • Recognize advances in radiation therapy for lung cancer that were reported at ASTRO 2017;
  • Identify how new, innovative approaches may be incorporated into clinical practice; and 
  • Describe clinical research developments that are likely to impact patient care and future clinical studies.

Program Chair - 

Laurie E. Gaspar, MD, FASTRO, FACR, MBA 
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology,
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, Colorado USA

&

Gregory M. Videtic, MD CM, FRCPC, FACR
Department of Radiation Oncology
Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio USA

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