2016 ARS Award Recipients

2016 Young Oncologist Essay Awards

Presenter: Chad Tang
Abstract Title: PHASE I- III CLINICAL TRIAL CHARACTERISTICS AND BARRIERS TO PARTICIPANT ACCRUAL: THE MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER EXPERIENCE OVER 30 YEARS

Presenter: Anna Lee,MD, MPH
Abstract Title: IS THERE A BENEFIT TO PROLONGING THE INTERVAL BETWEEN NEO ADJUVANT CHEMORADIATION AND ESOPHAGECTOMY IN ESOPHAGEAL CANCER?

Presenter: Karna Sura, MD
Abstract Title: IMPROVED SURVIVAL WITH DELAYED RADIATION AND SEQUENTIAL CHEMOTHERAPY AFTER SURGERY FOR PN2 NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER

Presenter: Amar U Kishan, MD
Abstract Title: SPECIALTY BIASES INFLUENCE RECOMMENDED TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR PATIENTS WITH HIGH- RISK PROSTATE CANCER: A PATTERNS OF CARE STUDY

Presenter: Randa Tao, MD
Abstract Title: PROSPECTIVE EVALUATION OF STEREOTACTIC RADIOTHERAPY FOR SPINAL METASTASES IN THE POST OPERATIVE SETTING: A SECONDARY ANALYSIS OF MATURE PHASE I- II TRIALS

2016 Travel Grants

Presenter: Mark Jeffry Amsbaugh, MD
Abstract Title: THE EFFECT OF SIMULATION AND TREATMENT DELAYS FOR PATIENTS WITH OROPHARYNGEAL CANCER RECEIVING DEFINITIVE RADIOTHERAPY IN  THE ERA OF RISK STRATIFICATION USING SMOKING AND HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS STATUS

Presenter: Alexander N Hanania, BS
Abstract Title: QUANTITATIVE IMAGING TO EVALUATE MALIGNANT POTENTIAL OF PANCREATIC CYSTS

Presenter: Andrew T Wong, MD
Abstract Title: THE IMPACT OF ADJUVANT POST OPERATIVE RADIATION THERAPY WITH OR WITHOUT CHEMOTHERAPY ON SURVIVAL AFTER ESOPHAGECTOMY FOR ESOPHAGEAL CARCINOMA

Presenter: Talha Shaikh
Abstract Title: THE ROLE OF ADJUVANT RADIOTHERAPY IN T4 COLON CANCER

Presenter: Tijana Skrepnik
Abstract Title: SUCCESS OF PROPHYLACTIC SINGLE FRACTION RADIOTHERAPY IN THE PREVENTION OF PATHOLOGIC FEMORAL FRACTURES

Presenter: Mary McGunigal
Abstract Title: IS THERE A DIFFERENCE IN SURVIVAL BETWEEN UTERINE PAPILLARYSEROUS(UPSC), CLEAR CELL(CC) AND GRADE3 ENDOMETRIAL CANCERS? A NATIONAL CANCER DATA BASE ANALYSIS

Presenter: Zachary Hopkins
Abstract Title: LOCAL AND LOCOREGIONAL DISEASE FREE SURVIVAL IN PATIENTS RECEIVING NSM OR SSM COMPARED WITH CONVENTIONAL MASTECTOMY

Presenter: Charles E Rutter,MD
Abstract Title: COMPARISON OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM TOXICITY PROFILES FOLLOWING RADIOSURGERY VERSUS WHOLE BRAIN RADIATION AMONG PATIENTS TREATED WITH IMMUNOTHERAPY

Presenter: Elyn H Wang
Abstract Title: DISPARITIES IN ACCESS AND TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH HIGH- RISK PROSTATE CANCER: RESULTS FROM A POPULATION- BASED COHORT

Presenter: Marshall Meeks
Abstract Title: PSEUDO PROGRESSION AND RADIATION NECROSIS IN ADULT BRAIN TUMOR PATIENTS TREATED WITH PROTON BEAM RADIATION THERAPY