ASTRO | Conference

Proton Radiotherapy in Patients with LA-NSCLC May Aid in Reducing Risk of Heart Disease
November 14, 2020

This study found that found that mini-strokes and heart attacks were significantly less common among patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer who underwent proton therapy versus conventional photon-based radiation therapy.

Patients with Head and Neck Cancer See Impact on Ability to Work Due to Radiotherapy
November 05, 2020

In working patients with head and neck cancer receiving radiotherapy, weight loss and an increase in pain, fatigue, and ECOG status were all found to be significantly associated with reductions in working days per week.

Racial Composition of Trials Involving RT Does Not Match Overall US Population
November 05, 2020

This study suggested that the racial composition of clinical trials involving radiation therapy does not match that of the overall US population.