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TROG 2018 ASM Draft Program

TROG 2018 ASM Program - Subject to Change

Program Overview

Sunday 18 March 2018

  • Pack in Exhibition
  • Registration

 Monday 19 March 2018

Tuesday 20 March 2018

  • Sponsor Breakfast
  • ASM Plenary
  • Exhibition Showcase
  • Varian Gala Dinner

 Wednesday 21 March 2018

  • Sponsor Breakfast
  • ASM Plenary 
  • Exhibition Showcase 
  • ICON Group Networking Function

Thursday 22 March 2018

  • Sponsor Breakfast
  • ASM Plenary
  • Exhibition Showcase
  • ASM Close


Call for Oral Abstracts and Posters

TROG Cancer Research invites our members to submit an abstract from any area of radiotherapy cancer research for oral and poster presentations at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. We encourage non-Radiation Oncologist members to submit an abstract of their work.

Please note the following guidelines:

  • Maximum abstract length is 300 words including sub-headings. The word count does NOT include your title, authors or author affiliations.
  • All abstracts should be structured using the following headings:
    • Background: Provide a succinct summary;
    • Aims: Indicate the purpose and objective of the research, the hypothesis that was tested or a description of the problem being analysed or evaluated;
    • Methods: Describe the study, study design, study population, data collection and methods of analysis used;
    • Results: Present detailed outcomes of the study, with specific results in summarised form;
    • Conclusions: Briefly discuss the data and main outcomes of the study.
  • There are limited slots for oral presentations;
  • Abstracts will be peer-reviewed as part of the selection process;
  • There will be an award for best oral presentation.


Please use the abstract submission template which should be emailed as a MS Word document to Joan Torony, by Friday 15th December 2017.

RANZCR FRO SMART Workshop – Monday 19 March

This full-day workshop is directly designed to enhance trainee knowledge and skills in:

  • Statistical methods
  • Critical appraisal of the medical literature
  • Research methodology

The workshop will be highly interactive as small groups form to discuss the design and comparison of cancer trials. 

Trainees attending the SMART workshop for the first time are entitled to 10 SMART Points. 5 SMART Points may be claimed by trainees for previous workshop participation. Trainees attending the TROG ASM following the workshop are entitled to an additional 2 SMART Points.

A certificate of attendance outlining SMART point allocation will be provided following the workshop.

Download a copy of the Workshop Program and Timetable here.


Registration Desk

The registration desk will be located in the Exhibition Foyer and will be open as follows:

  • Sunday 18 March          1300 - 1700
  • Monday 19 March         0700 – 1700
  • Tuesday 20 March         0730 – 1700
  • Wednesday 21 March    0730 – 1430
  • Thursday 22 March        0800 – 1600
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