May 9, 2016

Meeting Registration is now OPEN!
We hope you can join us for the NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting, July 14-16, 2016 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX. Registration deadline is June 21, 2016! Please pre-register online for this meeting by June 21, 2016. Registering onsite at the meeting will incur an additional $50 fee. Registration and meeting information is available on the NRG Oncology website.

NSABP B-35: Upcoming Study Closure Notice (posted to NSABP and CTSU)

NSABP B-36: Upcoming Study Closure Notice (posted to NSABP and CTSU)

NSABP R-04: Upcoming Study Closure Notice (posted to NSABP and CTSU)

GOG-0229K: Termination effective January 25, 2016; Amendment 4, Version Date: December 18, 2014

: Termination effective January 25, 2016; Amendment 9, Version Date: December 17, 2014

GOG-0260: Final Accountability Form Request


Vision Tree Webinar
The VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration is available for NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0924, RTOG 0920, RTOG 0928, NRG-HN001, and NRG-HN002. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat. The next webinar training is scheduled for May 11, 2016.

Safety updates have been issued for NSABP legacy studies. For details, please see the NSABP Members' Area or the E-mail Distributions page and the CTSU website.

FINAL REMINDER! Open Positions for the Protocol Support Committee Working Groups
The deadline to apply for membership in a Protocol Support Committee Working Group is today, May 9, 2016. The application is available on the NRG Oncology website under the Nurses & CRAs tab on the Protocol Support Committee page. A link to the description of the working groups is on this page also. If you have any questions, please contact Susan Nolte (, Nancy Knudsen (, or Terry Thomas (

NRG Oncology is pleased to report the scientific articles and abstracts that have appeared or have been presented during the previous week. This publications report includes links, when available, to the article, PubMed abstract, or association abstract.

Giaddui T, Chen W, Yu J, Lin L, Simone CB 2nd, Yuan L, Gong YU, Wu QJ, Mohan R, Zhang X, Bluett JB, Gillin M, Moore K, O'Meara E, Presley J, Bradley JD, Liao Z, Galvin J, Xiao Y. Establishing the feasibility of the dosimetric compliance criteria of RTOG 1308: phase III randomized trial comparing overall survival after photon versus proton radiochemotherapy for inoperable stage II-IIIB NSCLC. Radiat Oncol. 2016 May 4;11(1):66. doi: 10.1186/s13014-016-0640-8. PubMed PMID: 27142674. Read more

Please note the following upcoming meeting and abstract submission deadline dates.

Upcoming Meetings
American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), May 14-18, 2016, Baltimore, MD

American College of Radiology (ACR), May 15-19, 2016, Washington DC

American Urology Association (AUA), May 7-10, 2016, San Diego, CA

Digestive Disease Week (DDW), May 21-24, 2016, San Diego, CA

Society for Clinical Trials (SCT), May 15-18, 2016, Montreal, QC, Canada

Upcoming abstract submission deadlines
European Society of Gynaecolocial Oncology (ESGO), Sep 8-10, 2016, Antalya, Turkey; meeting abstract submission deadline May 15, 2016

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO),Oct 7-11, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark; meeting abstract submission deadline May 11, 2016; Aug 23, 2016 LBA

International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS), Oct 29-31, 2016, Lisbon, Portugal; meeting abstract submission deadline May 11, 2016

Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO), Nov 17-20, 2016, Scottsdale, AZ; due to publications committee May 27, 2016; meeting abstracts submission deadline June 13, 2016

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), Dec 6-20, 2016, San Antonio, TX; due to publications committee May 27, 2016; meeting abstracts submission deadline Jun 13, 2016

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