IORT Presentation

Posted on: October 9, 2015

The ASTRO presentation has over 11,000 attendees each year, for a gathering of radiation oncology experts to discuss the latest data in the field. At this meeting attendees discuss advances in radiation oncology technology, quality and safety measures, and exercise their expertise in providing compassionate patient centric care. This year our own Dr. Sophia Rahman is a co-author for new data on IORT treatment. IORT is a Intraoperative radiation therapy for early stage breast cancer patients. 

Dr. Nisar Syed will present the data at ASTRO this October. The article “Feasibility and early outcomes of a multi-center trial of intra-operative radiation therapy using electronic brachytherapy at the time of breast conservation surgery for early stage breast cancer.” Other co-authors of this clinical trial include:

Helena Chang MD PhD, co-principal investigator – UCLA

Barbara Schwartzberg MD – Rose Medical Center

Amy Bremner MD – Breastlink

Ajay Bhatnagar MD – Cancer Treatment Services

Cristina Lopez-Penalver MD – Doctors Hospital

Courtney Vito MD – City of Hope

Olga Ivanov MD – Florida Hospital

Sophia Rahman MD – Diablo Valley Oncology Hematology

Stephen Golder MD – Parkridge Medical Center

Gary Proulx MD – Exeter Hospital

Joshua Ellenhorn MD – Tower Outpatient Surgery Center

Susan Boylan MD – Sentara

 

This data will additionally be presented at the San Antonio Breast Care Symposium in December. Dr. Nisar Syed will be releasing data on “One-year follow-up results of a multi-center trial of intra-operative radiation therapy using electronic brachytherapy at the time of breast conserving surgery for early stage breast cancer.” Congratulations to each of the co-authors: 

Helena Chang MD PhD, co-principal investigator – UCLA

Barbara Schwartzberg MD – Rose Medical Center

Amy Bremner MD – Breastlink

Cristina Lopez-Penalver MD – Doctors Hospital

Cynara Coomer MD – Staten Island University Hospital

Susan Boylan MD – Sentara

Anuradha Chakravarthy MD – Vanderbilt University

Courtney Vito MD – City of Hope

Ajay Bhatnagar MD – Cancer Treatment Services

Gary Proulx MD – Exeter Hospital

William Dooley MD – Oklahoma University

Marshall Davis MD – Swedish Medical Center

Stephen Golder MD – Parkridge

Olga Ivanov MD – Florida Hospital

Kristen Fernandez MD – MedStar Health

Sophia Rahman MD – Diablo Valley Oncology Hematology

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