Two-Hour Show will air from the Los Angeles Convention Center during the
ASTRO meeting on Sunday, October 28
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ASTRO Booth #2303 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) is sponsoring a special broadcast of The Group Room, a live radio talkshow about cancer that will air during the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, Oct. 28.
The Group Room is a weekly call-in cancer talkradio show that airs live every Sunday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. via select stations across the nation, XM satellite radio, podcast, and Internet simulcast. It is produced by Vital Options(R) International, a Los Angeles-based not-for-profit cancer communications, support and advocacy organization with a mission to facilitate a global cancer dialogue. Hosted by three-time cancer survivor, advocate and author Selma R. Schimmel, the show addresses the clinical, emotional and psychosocial needs of cancer patients as well as their families.
Three prominent radiation oncologists who have been among the leading adopters of new image-guided radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer, will participate in the show and take questions from the listening audience:
-- Arno J. Mundt, MD, professor and chairman of the Radiation Oncology
Department at the University of California at San Diego.
-- Christopher Rose, MD, board certified radiation oncologist and
associate director of Valley Radiotherapy Associates Medical Group,
practicing at Providence St. Joseph's Medical Center in Burbank as
well as at the Center for Radiation Therapy of Beverly H
|SOURCE Varian Medical Systems, Inc.|
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