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2012 ASTRO Annual Meeting

54th ASTRO Annual Meeting Presentations Schedule

October 28 - 31, 2012
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston

Poster Viewing Hours 

Sunday, October 28: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, October 29: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Poster Reception: 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. (author attendance required)
Tuesday, October 30: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Project Title: Dosimetric Validation of Respiratory Motion Margins for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer Using Deformable 4D Contour Propagation

Presenter: X. Yang

Project Title: Deformable Image Registration as a Method to Assess Motion for Pancreatic Cancer using 4D Computed Tomography (CT) Scans

Presenter: A. S. Reese

Project Title: Dose Reduction of Rectum and Bladder Utilizing an Adaptive Strategy and Dual-Plan Superposition When Treating Pelvic Lymph Nodes and Prostate With IMRT

Presenter: C.G. Schinkel

Project Title: Validation of high-¬resolution multi-¬modality imaging of pre-¬treatment lung function in pulmonary neoplasms

Presenter: T. Diwanji

Project Title: Near 25% Complete Pathologic Response Following Preoperative Accelerated Partial Breast Radiotherapy (apbi) Using 3 Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy (3D CRT)

Presenter: S. J. Feigenberg

Project Title: Can Breast MRI Select Patients For Treatment With Pre-operative APBI?

Presenter: M. Awan

Project Title: Marital status predictors for poor outcomes in patients with Stage III Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: The University of Maryland Experience.

Presenter: E.M. Nichols

Project Title: Salivary Preservation using Submandibular Gland Transfer and Salivary Gland Sparing IMRT in Definitive Chemoradiotherapy for Oropharyngeal Cancer

Presenter: M. Rutenberg

Project Title: Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) using Tomotherapy for Early Stage NSCLC: the utility of mid fraction CT scans to assess intra-fraction tumor motion.

Presenter:D. Boggs

Project Title: Liposome-based Nanoprobe with Antibody Conjugation Combined with MRI Contrast Encapsulation as a Potential Diagnostic and Therapeutic Agent for Human Head and Neck Cancer Cells

Presenter: Yuan-Chia Kuo

Project Title: Pre-Chemoradiotherapy FDG PET/CT Can Not Identify Residual Metabolically Active areas in Patients with Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer

Presenter: W. Lu

Project Title: Preoperative Accelerated Partial Breast Radiation Is Associated With Decreased Cd8+ Cells In Patients With Early Breast Cancer

Presenter: E. Christenson

Sunday, October 28, 2012


Digital Poster Discussion 02 Lung 

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. 1019: Trimodality Therapy for Locally Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): Predictors of Surgical Drop Out
Melissa Liriano 

Monday, October 29, 2012

11:00am- 12:30pm Scientific Session J: Early Stage Local Therapy
Randi Cohen, MD
82: Improved Survival With Adjuvant Radiation in Elderly Women With Early-stage Breast Cancer  
11:00am- 12:30pm Scientific Session N- SBRT: Efficacy/Response Assessment/Toxicity
Co-moderator: Steven Feigenberg, MD  

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Scientific Session W
Radiobiological Modeling
Room: 204 A-B
2:25 p.m. 197: Radiobiological Modeling Based on FDG PET Data for Esophageal Cancer
Mariana Guerrero 

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Meet the Professor Luncheon
Mohan Suntharalingam, M.D.  
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Scientific Session UU - Pediatrics- Non-CNS Tumors
2:50 p.m. 404: Evaluation of the Use of Carbon-11 Methionine PET Scans in Pediatric Patients with Craniopharyngioma
Benjamin Laser, MD