BEST OF ASTRO INDIA Annual Meeting 2018

29th & 30th June, 2019, Kolkata, India

Best of ASTRO India Annual Meeting 2018

Organised by AROI, on 29 & 30 JUNE 2019, at The Taj Bengal, Kolkata

Host Chapter - AROI West Bengal
Host Institute - Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah


The Best of ASTRO India Annual Meeting 2018 of ASTRO (American Society of Radiation Oncology) is organized on 29 & 30 June, 2019, at Taj Bengal, Kolkata, as a two-day summary of the most relevant, highly-rated abstracts from the Annual Meeting that highlight recent technological advances and illustrate the importance of the clinical and non-clinical skills needed to provide patients with the full benefit of radiation oncology..... more

Upon completion of this live activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the most current data guiding cancer management decisions.

  • Utilize modern radiation technology to improve patient care.

  • Implement quality and safety measures in the delivery of radiation therapy.....more

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to be able to invite you, on behalf of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (West Bengal chapter) , to the 4th officially licensed Best of ASTRO-India, to be held at Hotel Taj Bengal, Kolkata between 29.06.2019 (Saturday) and 30.06.2019 (Sunday).

Radiation Oncology has made enormous progress in the last 2 decades and now stands poised as one of the most technically advanced and refined disciplines in medicine. Amidst this plethora of development, there is also a growing sense of the need for rationalised evidence-based therapy, which requires continuous and systematic updating of knowledge and practice.

ASTRO (American Society of Radiation Oncology) is one of the premier professional organisations in Radiation Oncology worldwide.

The Best of ASTRO India Annual Meeting 2018 is an officially licensed two-day summary of the most relevant, highly-rated abstracts from the Annual Meeting of ASTRO, that highlight recent technological advances and illustrate the importance of the clinical and non-clinical skills needed to provide patients with the full benefit of radiation oncology.

The city of Kolkata is renowned throughout the world for its rich history and culture and we hope all faculty & delegates will have ample opportunity to enjoy this mercurial city in all its moods. There is a long history in Radiation Oncology in our region, since the early days of the 20th century, which is being further bolstered by the development of new and modern institutes in both government and private sectors. The hosting institute, Naryana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah is one of the premier comprehensive cancer centres of Eastern India.

Please join us and help to make the event a grand success.

Prof Santanu Pal, Organising Chairman

Dr Suman Mallik, Organising Secretary

Dr Jyotirup Goswami, Scientific Chairman

Best of ASTRO-India


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The Program Committee selects the abstracts in advance of the Annual Meeting, and the track chair of each disease site/ section will act as a discussant to present abstracts in that session (original abstract authors are not invited to present).....more

There are numerous advances in patient safety in the context of radiation therapy delivery, clinical research on treatment options and advanced techniques in radiotherapy delivery. Failure to stay up-to-date can result in lower quality of care by practicing clinicians.)...more

Target Audience

This live activity is designed to meet the interests of radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, surgeons, physicists, nurses, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, radiation therapists, radiation dosimetrists and radiation oncology residents.