2018 ARS Annual Meeting
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Back to the Future: Therapy and Care in the Next Century of ARS

May 5-8, 2018

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando
Orlando, Florida

 Ben Slotman, MD, PhD
VU University Medical Center

Program Chair: Beth Beadle, MD, PhD
Stanford University

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  1. Describe the increasing role of cancer in global health, mechanisms to increase detection
    and treatment, and novel radiation technologies being used to increase availability
    of radiation therapy throughout the world.
  2. Identify the emerging role of immunotherapy in the treatment of cancer, including in
    the concurrent setting, and explain the potential side effects that may develop and
    how to manage them.
  3. Compare the different management strategies of HPV-associated oropharynx cancer,
    including the relative risks and benefits of surgical vs. non-surgical based approaches.
  4. Describe the risks and benefits of advanced technologies in radiation therapy, including
    particle therapy, MRI-guided radiation therapy, stereotactic radiation, and advanced
    brachytherapy, in the treatment of various malignancies, including lung, GI, breast, CNS,
    GU, and H&N.
  5. Explain the 2018 ARS-ACR Appropriate Use Criteria updates on best practice
    for treatment of breast, bone, brain, GI, GU, GYN, H&N, lymphoma, and
    thoracic malignancies.

The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



“Qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program.” ARS is proud to offer SAMs for the 2018 Meeting in a robust quantity on many topics. Self-Assessment Modules count toward the SAM requirement for the ABR and some other specialty boards.


The American Radium Society would like to thank our exhibitors:

  • Accuray
  • Best Medical International
  • Brainlab, Inc.
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
  • Elekta
  • Gold Anchor
  • Hitachi American Ltd. 
  • IBA, Inc.
  • Mevion
  • Orfit Industries America
  • PreludeDx
  • Qfix
  • Siemens Healthineers
  • Varian
  • ViewRay

The American Radium Society would like to thank our sponsors:


Platinum Level

Varian Medical Systems


Silver Level

Hitachi America, Ltd.


Bronze Level





Resident Jeopardy

Varian Medical Systems


Janeway Lecture Speaker Support

Varian Medical Systems


General Educational Support





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