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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its annual meeting in San Antonio, October 23-26

Newswise – ARLINGTON, Va., June 16, 2022 – Registration opens today for the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 64e Annual Meeting, to be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, October 23-26, 2022. Media registration is available at www.astro.org/astro2022pressand general registration is available at www.astro.org/annualmeeting.

ASTRO’s 2022 Annual Meeting will include:

  • Over 1,700 research presentations on advances in cancer care
  • Special sessions featuring summaries of cancer breakthroughs from the past year, educational sessions focused on diversity, equity and inclusion and storytelling sessions with special topics such as patient safety, rural health care and virtual education
  • Keynote speakers and expert panels related to the meeting theme, “AI & EI: Caring for the Patient in a Wireless World”

Led by ASTRO President, Geraldine M. Jacobson, MD, MPH, MBA, FASTRO, the conference is expected to attract thousands of oncologists, clinicians, researchers and other healthcare professionals from around the world. Participants can choose to join the meeting in person in San Antonio or register for virtual access to live streaming of all scientific and educational sessions. Additionally, more than 170 exhibitors will showcase cutting-edge technologies for cancer care.

On-site press briefings in San Antonio will feature high-impact studies; briefings will also be available via webcast for off-site journalists. The final press program will be announced at the beginning of October. ASTRO will host an on-site press office during meeting hours, and interview rooms will be available to book on a first-come, first-served basis.

General information about the meeting, including information about health and safety protocolsis available on the ASTRO Annual Meeting Website. For questions regarding the press program and media registration, visit our press kit or contact ASTRO’s Media Relations team at [email protected] or 703-286-1600.

ABOUT ASTRO

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is the largest radiation oncology society in the world, with nearly 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologists, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other healthcare professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapy. For more information on radiation therapy, visit RTAnswers.org. To learn more about ASTRO, visit our website and follow us on social media.