2017 ARS Annual Meeting
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ARS 99th Annual Meeting

May 6-9, 2017

The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs, Colorado




1 Lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO  80906


  • Janeway Lecture by James P. Allison, PhD –  MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Keynote Lecture by Walter J. Curran MD, FACR – Emory University/Winship Cancer Institute
  • Keynote Lecture by Crystal Mackall, MD- Stanford Medicine
  • Presidential Categorical Course on Clinical Trials led by Thomas A Buchholz, MD, FACR – MD Anderson Cancer Center; Howard M. Sandler, MD – Cedars-Sinai; Karyn A. Goodman, MD – University of Colorado and Jeffrey D. Bradley, MD -Washington University of Medicine
  • Case-Based Tumor Board Luncheon on Breast led by Kathleen Horst, MD – Stanford Medicine
  • Case-Based Tumor Board Luncheon on Rectal Cancer led by Prajnan Das, MD, MS, MPH – MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Debate on Pancreatic Cancer: Is radiation needed? Led by Dan Chang, MD – Stanford Medicine and Joseph Herman, MD, MSc – MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Panel on Esophageal Cancer led by Steven H. Lin, MD, PhD- MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Panel on Gynecology led by Akila N. Viswanathan, MD, MPH – Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Panel on Oligometastases & Immunotherapy led by Steve J. Chmura, MD, PhD – University of Chicago Medicine
  • EduCase SBRT eContouring Symposium
  • Resident vs. Faculty Jeopardy Event led by Join Y. Luh, MD, FACP – St. Joseph Hospital Eureka, CA and Oregon Health and Sciences University and David Raben, MD – University of Colorado


Please visit the following link to complete our meeting evaluation form and claim CME credits: https://www.research.net/r/ars2017evaluation

All attendees who intend to claim CME credit MUST complete the evaluation by Friday June 2, 2017. The meeting evaluation must be completed in order to receive a CME Certificate.  Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing before your certificate arrives.


To take you SAMs exams, please click here. Meeting registrants were emailed full instructions on how to access and take the exams, including the appropriate access codes based on member/non-member status.  SAMs Certificates will be emailed out 2-3 weeks following the meeting.

(These sessions are not planned by the ARS)

Varian Medical Systems Symposium 
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4:00 – 5:30pm | Colorado Hall DEF
Healthcare Reform 2017: What does it mean for Radiation Oncology?
A lively discussion with national experts describing the current status, controversies, and future of healthcare reform as it relates to Radiation Oncology.

What’s new in Washington and how does it impact Radiation Oncology?  – Stacy Stordahl, Sr Director, Varian Government Affairs
MACRA, what is it and why should I care? – Join Luh, MD, Radiation Oncologist, St Joseph Health
Quality of care, guidelines, and appropriateness criteria: American Radium Society’s evolving role.  – Sue Yom, MD, Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, UCSF

ViewRay Symposium
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:00 pm to 5:30pm | Colorado Hall DEF
Global Perspectives on MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy: U.S. and European MRIdian® Centers Tell All
Come hear clinicians from leading institutions within Europe and the United States discuss their experience with MRIdian®, the world’s first and only clinical MRI-guided radiation therapy system. Everything from implementation and quality assurance to on-table adaptive therapy and patient outcomes will be addressed. This is a symposium you won’t want to miss!

Presenters included:
Jeffrey Bradley, MD from Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Ben Slotman, MD PhD from VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam
Moderated by Matthew Abramowitz, MD from The University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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