2017 CARO ASM Award Winners
Thank you to all who participated!
Jean Roy Award
Winner: Trisha Daigle-Maloney, Halifax
Best Resident Oral Presentation
Winner: #40 STEREOTACTIC ABLATIVE RADIOTHERAPY VERSUS SURGERY IN EARLY LUNG CANCER: A META-ANALYSIS OF PROPENSITY SCORE-ADJUSTED COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS STUDIES
Best Resident Poster Presentation
Winner: #26 DOCUMENTATION OF DRIVING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PATIENTS RECEIVING WHOLE BRAIN RADIOTHERAPY
Best Resident Oral Presentation in Brachytherapy
Winner: #59 ELECTOMAGNETIC RECONSTRUCTION OF CATHETER PATHS IN MULTI-CATHETER INTERSTITIAL BRACHYTHERAPY: A PHANTOM MODEL
Best Abstract in Science and Applied Technology
Winner: #87 INDIVIDUAL PATIENT DATA META-ANALYSIS OF KIDNEY SBRT: A REPORT FROM THE INTERNATIONAL RADIOSURGERY ONCOLOGY CONSORTIUM FOR KIDNEY (IROCK)
Best Abstract in Clinical and Population-based Oncology
Winner: #39 PREDICTING THE FAILURE OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY: WHAT CAN WE LEARN?
Best Abstract in Supportive Care
Winner: #7 PALLIATIVE THORACIC RADIOTHERAPY IN ASYMPTOMATIC CENTRALLY LOCATED NON SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER (NSCLC) – TO TREAT OR TO DEFER
Best Abstract in Survivorship
Winner: #16 PATIENT-REPORTED SEXUAL HEALTH AFTER DEFINITIVE CHEMORADIOTHERAPY AND MR-GUIDED BRACHYTHERAPY FOR CERVIX CANCER
Best Abstract in Education
Winner: # 13 OBJECTIVE EVALUATION OF A STRUCTURED DIDACTIC RADIATION ONCOLOGY CLERKSHIP CURRICULUM: A REPORT FROM THE RADIATION ONCOLOGY EDUCATION COLLABORATIVE STUDY GROUP
CUREUS Poster Award
The Cureus Award will be announced after the meeting and posted on the website.
Associate Member Awards
Winner: #18 AUTOMATED CONTOURING OF THE PROXIMAL BRONCHIAL TREE USING OPEN SOURCE TOOLS FOR SBRT TREATMENT OF THE LUNG
Winner: #63 SURVIVAL IMPACT OF CARDIAC DOSE IN LUNG STEREOTACTIC BODY RADIOTHERAPY
Best Fellow Oral Presentation
Winner: #35 PATTERNS OF IPSILATERAL REGIONAL NODAL RELAPSE IN BREAST CANCER: A REVIEW OF THE RTOG BREAST CANCER ATLAS
Clinical Care and Epidemiology: studies related to health policy, clinical diagnosis, prognosis, management and outcome
Winner: #42 CBCT DERIVED RADIOSENSITIVITY MARKER ASSOCIATED WITH RADIATION PNEUMONITIS
Biology and Technology: studies that address basic science of radiation oncology, radiation planning and delivery, technology or medical physics
Winner: #104 AN IN VIVO MODEL TO STUDY THE USE OF NANOPARTICLES AS A RADIOSENSITIZER IN RADIATION BEAMS GENERATED FROM A LOW Z TARGET
Quality assurance: studies that address clinical practice performance, care delivery or system improvement
Winner: #131 PATTERNS OF REFERRAL FOR PALLIATIVE RADIOTHERAPY
CanMEDS non-medical expert: studies that address CanMEDS-related subject areas outside of the medical expert domain, i.e. issues in Communication, Collaboration, Management, Advocacy, Scholarship, or Professionalism.
Winner: #19 ONLINE ADVERTISING AND MARKETING CLAIMS BY PROVIDERS OF PROTON BEAM THERAPY: ARE THEY GUIDELINE BASED?
CARO-CROF RTT Travel Award
Congratulations to Olive Wong from Toronto and Natasha McMaster from Halifax who are the first recipients of the CARO-CROF Radiation Therapist Travel Grant Award which supports attendance at CARO’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM)!
For details about the 2017 CARO ASM Awards Categories and Criteria, click here!
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