ASTRO 2017-59th American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting

ASTRO 2017

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Late-breaking Abstracts

Submission Site Opens: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Submission Site Closes: Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time


Plan time in your schedule to visit the Exhibit Hall at this year’s Annual Meeting. More than 200 companies will feature the latest technology, services and products in cancer treatment during this three-day exhibition.

The Exhibit Hall will be located in Halls B2 - G at the San Diego Convention Center and open as follows:

Sunday, September 2410:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, September 2510:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 2610:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration will open in mid-May.

Please note that all categories and fees are subject to change. Please check back here for the most current information. Registration deadlines are as follows:

Early-bird: Until June 29, 2017*
Advance: June 30 - August 24, 2017*
Late: After August 24, 2017
* Rates will change on the cutoff date at 11:59 p.m., US Eastern Standard Time.

ASTRO Full Conference Registration

Includes admission to ASTRO sessions, the Exhibit Hall, Poster Hall, and Virtual Meeting** access.

Nurse/Nurse Practitioner Member and Nurse/Nurse Practitioner Nonmember Full Conference rate includes admission to the Nurses' Welcome Luncheon.

Registration CategoryEarly-bird
Until June 29
June 30 - August 24
After August 24
Emeritus Member$385$435$500
(Residents who are ASTRO Members-in-Training and in an accredited therapeutic radiation oncology program.)
Nurse/Nurse Practitioner Member$420$470$535
Dosimetrist/RT/Physician Assistant Member
(Physicists do not qualify for this rate and must register at the Member rate.)
Nurse/Nurse Practitioner Nonmember$560$610$675
Dosimetrist/RT/Physician Assistant Nonmember
(Physicists do not qualify for this rate and must register at the Nonmember rate.)
Resident/Fellow Nonmember
(Resident nonmembers are defined as individuals in a non-radiation oncology discipline who are participating in a 2-5 year medical residency program. Fellow nonmembers are defined as individuals participating in a non-radiation oncology, post-residency fellowship in a subspecialty medical program for one or more years. This rate is only available online.)
(This rate is only available online.)


Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer deaths worldwide are projected to continue to rise to more than 11 million in 2030. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017, 1.685 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed. Nearly two-thirds of these patients will receive radiation therapy during their illness – most with the intent to cure the cancer. Advances in the applications, technologies and methodologies of radiation oncology continue to evolve rapidly and the delivery of radiation therapy has become more complex, making it imperative that the radiation oncology professional remain current in the state-of-the-art techniques. ASTRO is committed to providing educational programming that creates a forum for global collaboration on issues in radiation oncology to improve professional practice by increasing their level of knowledge, as required to improve competency and performance in the field of oncology.

Program Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Examine the advances in radiation oncology technology that help improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
  • Employ quality and safety measures in the delivery of radiation therapy.
  • Demonstrate the value of radiation oncology to patients, referring physicians and the public.

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