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Resident Member Executive Committee

The SPRO executive committee would like to welcome our newest member, Dr. Jordan Hill, who joins as our resident member. We were thrilled by the number of applications for this spot. Thank you to all who applied and submitted a nomination. Meet Dr. Jordan Hill, resident member of the SPRO executive committee: A little about me I completed my undergraduate degree in exercise science at Brigham Young University (BYU), Utah. During my studies I met my lovely wife, Heather, who is from Gilbert Arizona. I am a dual citizen (Canadian/American) and as a result my wife and I took the opportunity to go North to Canada for medical school after completing our undergraduate degrees. I completed medical school and am currently a PGY3 radiation oncology resident at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. My wife and I have three wonderful children (one boy and two girls) ages 6, 4, [...]

Upcoming CPROG Virtual Event

SAVE THE DATE! The Canadian Palliative Radiation Oncology Group (CPROG), led by Dr. Kristopher Dennis and now formally under the umbrella of the new Supportive Care Committee of the Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology (CARO), will be hosting a virtual event on November 17th. Please email admin@spro.org if you would like to request the Zoom invitation. Topic: CTG SC.24 / TROG 17.06: A Randomized Phase II/III Study Comparing 24Gy in 2 Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) Fractions Versus 20Gy in 5 Conventional Palliative Radiotherapy (CRT) Fractions for Patients with Painful Spinal Metastases Presenter: Dr. Sten Myrehaug, core SC.24 trial Committee Member and Radiation Oncologist from the Odette Cancer Center, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center Date: Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 Time: 1630-1730 Eastern Standard Time

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2020 SPRO Annual Meeting

Mark Your Calendars! SPRO's 7th Annual Meeting will be held virtually via Zoom   Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 2-3:30pm EST If you would like to attend but have not yet received the Zoom link, please email admin@spro.org. 

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SPRO Awards: Accepting nominations!

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2020 Palliative Radiation Symposium at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The Palliative Radiation Symposium is a one-day conference intended for all healthcare providers caring for advanced cancer patients, particularly in radiation oncology, medical oncology, and palliative medicine. The conference’s purpose is to highlight the latest evidence-based advances relevant to the care of advanced cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy. Date: Friday, May 8th, 2020 Location: Leon & Norma Hess Center for Science &Medicine, Davis Auditorium, 1470 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, 10029 Submit abstracts to kavita.dharmarajan@mountsinai.org by April 10th!

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