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What Diagnostic Radiologists Need to Kno...

What Diagnostic Radiologists Need to Know about Radiation Oncology.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Stephanie A. Terezakis, Ruth F. Lavigne, Maximilian Diehn, and Dwight E. Heron Code: RC118 Objective: This session has four sections. The first is Basic Concepts in Radiation Oncology, which discusses the terminology used in the principles and practice of radiation oncology. Attendees will learn how radiologic imaging is incorporated into radiation...

Sarah S. Donaldson, M.D., Named RSNA Cha...

Sarah S. Donaldson, M.D., Named RSNA Chairman of the Board
CHICAGO—Sarah S. Donaldson, M.D., was named chairman of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Board of Directors today at the Society’s annual meeting. Sarah S. Donaldson, M.D. Image courtesy of the RSNA. Dr. Donaldson has served as associate chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, Calif., since 1997,...

Image-guided Drug Delivery

Image-guided Drug Delivery
Time: 07:15 AM – 08:15 AM Author: Keyvan Farahani, PhD, Jean-Francois H. Geschwind, MD, Reed A. Omary, MD, and King C. Li MD Code: SH30 Objective: The session describes various methods of image-guided drug delivery in cancer, and distinguishes chemotherapy from targeted agents. Attendees will understand which imaging modalities are best suited for drug delivery. The session lists...

BOOST: Central Nervous System—Anatomy an...

BOOST: Central Nervous System—Anatomy and Contouring
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Bruce G. Haffty, MD, David M. Panicek, MD, John Breneman ,MD, and Mary F. Gaskill-Shipley, MD Code: RO24 Objective: This session identifies elements of CNS imaging and anatomy of interest to both radiation oncologists and diagnostic radiologists. It also describes imaging characteristics of gliomas and brain metastases. The session appropriately...

BOOST: Lymphoma-Anatomy and Contouring

BOOST: Lymphoma-Anatomy and Contouring
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Bruce G. Haffty, MD, David M. Panicek, MD, Stephanie A. Terezakis, MD, Steve Cho, MD, and Atif Zaheer, MD Code: RO21 Objective: This session discusses natural history, nodal anatomy, imaging, (including new imaging techniques), staging, and radiotherapeutic contouring of the disease site in the neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvis with special...

Imaging Challenges for Radiation Oncolog...

Imaging Challenges for Radiation Oncology
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Authors: Jon J. Kruse, PhD, Ross I. Berbeco, Parag Parikh, and Lei Xing Code: RC222 Objective: This session includes three sections; the first is Megavoltage Electronic Portal Imaging Device, in which attendees will understand technical and theoretical details of MV EPID imaging during radiotherapy. They will also learn the advantages and disadvantages...

Imaging Challenges for Radiation Oncolog...

Imaging Challenges for Radiation Oncology.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Jon J. Kruse, PhD, Douglas Moseley, and Bas W. Raaymakers Code: RC122 Objective: This session includes three sections. The first is 2D Radiographic Imaging, which discusses the advantages and drawbacks of 2D radiographic localization compared to more sophisticated techniques. This section will also mention a wide range of radiographic techniques from MV...

The Role of Interventional Oncology in P...

The Role of Interventional Oncology in Primary and Metastatic Cancer of the Lung.
Time: 1:30 PM- 6:00 PM Authors: Stephen Solomon, MD Code: VO11 Objective: This session includes 18 sections, which are discussing lung cancer. The session will discuss a number of interesting topics, such as staging, surgery, and radiation of Primary Lung Cancer, in addition to chemotherapy and targeted therapies for Primary Lung Cancer, ablation of primary lung cancer and its results....