Practice-changing Cancer Studies to be Presented at Major Cancer Meeting

Oct 25, 2010, 06:00 ET from American Society for Radiation Oncology

Live webcast news briefing to be held to preview studies

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host a news briefing with accompanying live webcast on the top cancer research papers from its 52nd Annual Meeting.

News briefing details

When: Monday, October 25, at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern); 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)

What: News briefing with live webcast on studies from ASTRO's 52nd Annual Meeting.

Study findings previewed:

  • Adding radiation to hormone therapy for prostate cancer treatment will increase survival chances
  • Aspirin use is associated with lower risk of cancer death for men with prostate cancer
  • Prostate cancer screening improves quality of life by catching the disease earlier before it can spread
  • Radiation before surgery keeps colorectal cancer from returning

Where: On the Web at

How: To participate in the webcast, click on the link above and register to view slides and listen to the audio of the conference live.

Contact: Call the ASTRO Communications Department at 703-839-7332 or 703-839-7336 or e-mail Beth Bukata at or Nicole Napoli at

SOURCE American Society for Radiation Oncology