CARO ASM 2012 Award Winners

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Open Awards

Best abstract in science and applied technology
Winner – David Palma
#173 NTCP MODELING OF RADIOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN NORMAL LUNG TISSUE IN PATIENTS TREATED WITH CONVENTIONAL AND HYPOFRACTIONATED RADIATION THERAPY

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Best abstract in clinical and population-based oncology
Winner – Lorna Weir
#183 POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN WITH LUMINAL A SUBTYPE MIGHT NOT REQUIRE BREAST RADIOTHERAPY – PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL OF TAMOXIFEN + RADIATION

Best abstract in supportive care and symptom control
Winner – Chris Fosker
#168 PALLIATIVE RADIOTHERAPY (RT) IN PATIENTS WITH POOR PERFORMANCE STATUS – SHOULD WE TAILOR OUR TREATMENT?

Best abstract in radiation/medical physics
Winner – Kristin Marchant
#158 A CANADIAN SURVEY OF INTRAUTERINE CERVIX BRACHYTHERAPY FROM A PHYSICS PERSPECTIVE

Best abstract in radiation therapy
Winner – Jamie Bahm
#151 DOES THE APPLICATION OF FAILURE MODE AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS IDENTIFY AND REDUCE RISK FOR A TOMOTHERAPY TREATMENT PROCESS?

Best Resident oral presentation on brachytherapy
Winner – Audrey Tetreault-Laflamme
#127 OPTIMAL OUTCOME AFTER PERMANENT SEED PROSTATE BRACHYTHERAPY: THE TRIFECTA ANALYSIS

Best Resident oral presentation
Winner – Fleure Gallant
#18 PELVIC BONE MARROW DOSIMETRIC PARAMETERS AND ASSOCIATED HEMATOLOGIC TOXICITY IN ANAL CANCER PATIENTS TREATED WITH CONCURRENT CHEMORADIATION : A COMPARISON OF 3D-CONFORMAL AND INTENSITY MODULATED RADIOTHERAPY TECHNIQUES

Best Resident poster presentation
Winner – Lynn Chang
#86 TREATMENT PATTERNS AND LOCOREGIONAL RECURRENCE OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH PN0 (I+) BREAST CANCER

Jean Roy Memorial Award
Winner – Jean-Marc Bourque
#122 RADIOTHERAPY RESOURCES IN AFRICA: AN IAEA UPDATE ON THE CURRENT STATUS AND NEEDS

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Book Prizes Categories for Trainees

Clinical Care: studies related to clinical diagnosis, prognosis, management and outcome
Winner – Goldie Kurtz
#195 CLINICAL OUTCOMES AFTER SALVAGE RADIOSURGERY FOR BRAIN METASTASES

Biology and Technology: studies that address basic science of radiation oncology, radiation planning and delivery, technology, medical physics, or process issue
Winner –Tatiana Conrad
#229 SUV STABILITY IN PRIMARY HEAD AND NECK CANCER: PRE- AND INTRA- TREATMENT FDG-PET/CT ANALYSIS

Epidemiology: studies that address population and health policy related questions
Winner – Benjamin Mou
#20 UTILISATION OF PREOPERATIVE RADIOTHERAPY FOR RECTAL CANCER PATIENTS IN MANITOBA: A POPULATION-BASED ANALYSIS

Quality assurance: studies that address clinical practice performance, care delivery or system improvement
Winner – Darwin Yip
#45 RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF PATHOLOGY REPORTS OF PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH PENILE CANCER OVER A PERIOD OF 10 YEARS IN ONTARIO

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 – Alexander Louie
#19 MULTIDISCIPLINARY ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING OF FITNESS TO DRIVE IN BRAIN TUMOUR PATIENTS: A GRAY MATTER

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