Latest Research from UF Radiation Oncologists presented at the 2023 ASTRO Meeting

UF had a strong presence both in and out of the convention hall. UF Radiation Oncology residents, physicians, and alumni enjoyed a strong presence both in and out of the convention hall at the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO) 65th Annual Meeting, held October 1-4 at the San Diego Convention Center.

This year’s meeting was organized around the theme, “Pay it Forward: Partnering with Our Patients.” New results from clinical trials and other research studies were presented in conjunction with educational panels, keynote addresses and other special sessions.

The meeting featured some 1,700 presenters and over 11,000 international radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, biologists, physician assistants, practice administrators, industry representatives and other health care professionals were expected to attend.

UF contributors offered the following topics below:



2:27 PM – 2:49 PM PT

Location:  Room 5

  • “Update in Pediatric Radiation Therapy: What Is New” with Raymond Mailhot Vega, MD, MPH.



4:45 PM – 6:00 PM PT

Location: Room 6 D/E

  • “Panel 03 – Let’s Talk About It: Sexual Health after Pelvic Radiation” moderated by Anamaria Yeung, MD.

4:45 PM – 6:00 PM PT

Location: Hall B2

  • “A Simulation-Based Approach for Strategic Evaluation of Resource Allocation for Improving Spatial Access to Radiation Oncology” with Vincent Cassidy, MD, MBA.



3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PT

Location: Hall B2

  • “Hyperfractionated and Accelerated Reirradiation for Angiosarcoma Following Breast-Conserving Therapy: Long-Term Clinical Outcomes” with Anthony Casper, DO.

5:20 PM – 5:29 PM PT

Location: Room 5

  • “Interventional and Epidemiological Methodologies in Global Health” with Raymond Mailhot Vega, MD, MPH.



8:10 AM – 8:15 AM PT

Location: Room 8

  • “Development of a Filtimator for Pediatric Image-Guided Radiation Therapy with Low Imaging Dose” with Soon Huh, PhD.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PT

Location: Hall B2

  • “Clinical Evaluation of Deep Learning-Based Auto-Segmentation toward MRI-Only Prostate Radiotherapy” with Chihray Liu, PhD.

5:15 PM – 6:15 PM PT

Location: Hall B2

  • “Outcomes Following Proton Therapy for Non-Metastatic Central Nervous System Germinoma in Children and Adolescents” with Ryan Brisson, MD.

5:15 PM – 6:15 PM PT

Location: Hall B2

  • “Pediatric Esthesioneuroblastoma Treated with Proton Radiotherapy” with Nicolette Drescher, MD.



8:02 AM – 8:17 AM PT

Location: Room 2

  • “PRO Perspective on Desired Submissions” with Robert Amdur, MD.

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM PT

Location: Hall B2

  • “Evaluating Childcare Support in NCI Designated Cancer Centers for Patients with Young Children Undergoing Treatment” with Sonile Peck, BS.

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM PT

Location: Hall B2

  • “Low Tesla MR Imaging for Spine with Hardware” with Soon Huh, PhD.


Poster Viewing Q&A sessions with UF Radiation Oncologists were also featured. For more information, search “University of Florida” using the Event Schedule feature on the ASTRO website. For more information about ASTRO, visit


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