Permanent Implants For Prostate Cancer, Radiation Therapy

September 10, 1997

Radiation Therapy For Children Featured At ASTRO Meeting In Orlando, FL

Studies covering topics ranging from the quality of life after permanent prostate implants to using radiation therapy to treat soft tissue sarcomas in children will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. The meeting will be held in Orlando, FL October 19-23 at the Orlando Convention Center. Highlights of the meeting include:

Sunday, October 19

Monday, October 20, 1997

Tuesday, October 21, 1997

Wednesday, October 22, 1997

The press room will be in Gallery North at the Orange County Convention Center. It will be open from October 19-22 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. You can obtain a badge in the press room which will allow you access to any of the scheduled events. If you would like advance copies of the abstracts please call (703) 648-8928. Press releases will be also be mailed to you about 10 days before the meeting.

American Roentgen Ray Society

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