ACRO 2020 Annual Meeting Online Content

Thursday, February 27

Keynote Address

Christina Smith Ritter, PhD, MPA
Director, Patient Care Models Group
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation/CMS


Making Practice Administration Great Again

Justin Bekelman, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Karen M. Winkfield, MD, PhD
Director, Office of Cancer Health Equity, Wake Forest School of Medicine


Hematologic Malignancies: A Guide to the ILROG Guidelines

John Plastaras, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Univ. of Pennsylvania


Precision Radiotherapy Modalities for Localized Prostate Cancer: Brachytherapy and SBRT

Bradley Prestidge, MD, MS, FABS
Medical Director
Bon Secours Cancer Institute

Brent S. Rose, MD
Assistant Professor
University of California San Diego, Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences


A New Age in Lung Cancer Therapy

Steven Feigenberg, MD, FACRO
professor/Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Univ. of Pennsylvania

Charles B. Simone, II, MD, FACRO
Professor and Chief Medical Officer
New York Proton Center/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Simone Presentation

Brain and Spine Metastasis: Tailoring Treatment for 2020

Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD, FRCPC
Attending Radiation Oncologist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Jona Hattangadi-Gluth, MD
Associate Professor, Radiation Medicine & Applied Sciences
UC San Diego/Moores Cancer Center

Yamada Presentation
Hattangadi-Gluth Presentation

Oral Presentations of Abstracts

Fallon Chipidza, MD

Michael Shu, BA

Myrsini Ioakeim-Ioannidou, MD

C. M. Wright

Neil R. Parikh

Chipidza-Fallon Presentation

Friday, February 28

E Contouring

Erin Gillespie, MD
Assistant Attending
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Thomas F. DeLaney, MD
Radiation Oncologist
Massachusetts General Hospital

Sushil Beriwal


Breaking Down Sarcoma

Dian Wang, MD, PhD
Rush University Medical Center

Krisha Howell, MD
Assistant Professor
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Thomas F. DeLaney, MD
Radiation Oncologist
Massachusetts General Hospital


Tailored Gynecologic Management: Nodal Sampling and Advanced Image-Guidance

Warner K. Huh, MD
Division Director and Vice Chair
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Matthew Harkenrider, MD
Associate Professor
Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

Huh Presentation
Harkenrider Presentation

Evolving Therapies in Radiation for Breast Cancer

Bruce G. Haffty, MD
Professor and Chair
Radiation Oncology, Rutgers University

Alice Ho, MD, MBA
Chief, Breast Service
Massachusetts General Hospital

Haffty Presentation

Luther Brady Lecture – In the past 50 years we have evolved to SBRT and immunotherapy

Sucha Order Asbell, MD
locum tenens
Asbell radiation oncology LLC


Saturday, February 29

Modern Treatment Approaches for GI Malignancies

Steven H. Lin, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, The University of Texas – MD Anderson Cancer Center

Karyn Goodman, MD, MS, FACR
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology
Tisch Cancer Institute-Mount Sinai Hospital

Lin Presentation
Goodman Presentation

Options for Organ Preservation in Bladder and Renal Cancers

Jason A. Efstathiou, MD, DPhil, FACRO
Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Sophia C. Kamran, MD
Radiation Oncologist & Instructor in Radiation Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Kamran Presentation

Oral presentations of abstracts

Anesa Ahamad

Aaron Simon

David McDermott

Amardeep Grewal

Mutlay Sayan

De-Intensification of Treatment for Oropharynx Cancer

Robert Amdur, MD
Professor, University of Florida


Best Practices for Palliative XRT Part I & II

Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH, FAAHPM
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Joshua A. Jones, MD, MA, FAAHPM
Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania Health System

Balboni Presentation
Jones Presentation

Lung and Breast Tumor Board: Battle Royal 2020

Isabelle Choi

Sushil Beriwal

O. Lee Burnett, MD