Ground-breaking Research Presented at Top Cancer Meeting

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 General News J E 4
News Briefing with Live Web cast Previewing Top Studies

The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology will host a news briefing with an accompanying live Web cast on the top cancer research papers from its 49th Annual Meeting.

ASTRO is the largest radiation oncology society in the world, with 9,000 members who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapies. As the leading organization in radiation oncology, biology and physics, the Society is dedicated to improving patient care through education, clinical practice, advancement of science and advocacy.

CONTACT: Beth Bukata,, or Nicole Napoli,, both of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, +1-800-962-7876

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Oct. 22/What: News briefing with live Web cast from ASTRO's 49th Annual Meeting. Study findings previewed: -- Radiation Plus Chemo Quadruples Survival Time for Fatal Brain Cancer -- Radiation Seeds Effectively Cure Prostate Cancer in Young Men -- Breast Cancer Returns More Often in Black Women -- Can Cholesterol-lowering Medicine Make Radiation More Effective at Curing Prostate Cancer? When: Monday, October 29 at 8:00 a.m. (Pacific); 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 303, or online at How: To participate in the Web cast, click on the link above to view slides and listen to the audio of the conference live over the Internet. Minimum requirements include Windows Media Player software, downloadable free from and at least a 56Kbps connection to the Internet. Contact: Call the ASTRO Press Room at 213-743-6222 from October 28-31 or e-mail Beth Bukata at or Nicole Napoli at After hours, please call 703-431-2332.

SOURCE American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology


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