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Media registration open for ASTRO's 54th Annual Meeting
Date:9/21/2012

What: ASTRO's Annual Meeting is the premier scientific meeting in radiation oncology and is expected to attract more than 11,000 attendees including oncologists from all disciplines, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, biologists, physician assistants, practice administrators, industry representatives and other health care professionals from around the world. The theme of the 2012 meeting is "Advancing Patient Care Through Innovation" and will examine how innovation in technology and patient care delivery can lead to improved patient outcomes.

The four-day scientific meeting will include six plenary papers, 408 oral presentations, 1,724 posters, and 130 digital posters in 63 tracks/topic areas. Keynote speakers include:

  • "Title TBA," Arthur L. Kellerman, MD, MPH, vice president and director of RAND Health
  • "The Patient Not Treated," Michael L. Steinberg, MD, FASTRO, president of ASTRO
  • "Future Trends in Cancer Survivorship," Edward M. Kennedy, Jr., president and co-founder of Marwood Group & Co., a healthcare focused financial services firm
  • "Value-based Healthcare Delivery," Michael Porter, PhD, MBA, Harvard Business School

When: Sunday, October 28 Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Where: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston

Press Credentialed journalists from accredited news organizations are welcome to attend and report on

Registration: ASTRO's 2012 Annual Meeting. Reporters registered by October 15 will receive the embargoed Annual Meeting Press Kit by October 26.

Media Registration Guidelines Media Registration Form

Press ASTRO will have a dedicated Press Room in Room 151AB, Level 1 of the Boston Convention Room: and Exhibition Center.

2012 Press Room Hours:

Sunday, October 28: 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Monday, October 29: 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 30: 7:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 31: 7:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

2012 News Briefings Schedule, as of September 20, 2012:
*Please note that the News Briefings listed below are subject to change and/or cancellation.

Sunday, October 28: 4:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. "Advancing Patient Care Through Innovation" Michael L. Steinberg, MD, ASTRO president and chairman of the 2012 Annual Meeting Steering Committee

Monday, October 29: 11:00 a.m. 11:45 a.m. "Plenary Papers: Patient Reported Outcomes" Moderator Benjamin L. Movsas, MD, vice-chair of 2012 Annual Meeting Scientific Committee

Tuesday, October 30: 7:00 a.m. 7:45 a.m. "Key studies in Breast Cancer" Moderated by Bruce G. Haffty, MD, ASTRO 2014 President-elect

3:15 p.m. 4:00 p.m. "Advances in Prostate Cancer" Moderated by Colleen A. Lawton, MD, ASTRO 2013 President-elect

Wednesday, October 31: 7:00 a.m. 7:45 a.m. "Targeted Radiation +/- Biologics" Moderated by Catherine Park, MD, vice-chair of 2012 Annual Meeting Education Committee, and Eric Lin Chang, MD, member of the 2012 Annual Meeting Scientific Committee

For more information about ASTRO's 54th Annual Meeting. Follow the 2012 ASTRO Annual Meeting on Twitter: #ASTRO12


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Contact: Michelle Kirkwood
press@astro.org
703-286-1600
American Society for Radiation Oncology
Source:Eurekalert

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