Radiation Oncology | Topics

ASTRO Survey of Radiation Oncologists Shows Treatment Delays, Health Disparities Resulting From COVID-19 Pandemic
March 31, 2021

Thomas J. Eichler, MD, FASTRO, presented data during a media briefing from surveys of radiation oncologists treating patients with cancer through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lower-Dose Hypofractionated Radiotherapy Schedule Proves Effective for Patients With Locally Advanced Bladder Cancer
February 25, 2021

Data published in The Lancet Oncology found that a hypofractionated radiation schedule of 55 Gy in 20 fractions is noninferior to a schedule of 64 Gy in 32 fractions for patients with this disease.

Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy Improved Survival, Maintained Safety for Oligometastatic Cancers
February 15, 2021

A recent trial investigating the potential for stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy to treat patients with extracranial oligometastatic cancer found improved survival and a manageable safety profile.