Topic: ASTRO - Boston - 2008
I am following Stacie in reporting about our presence at this conference.
ASTRO has created the Patient Causeway to better integrate patient advocacy organizations such as ours into the Annual Meeting. Patient support groups are an invaluable resource for cancer patients and their families as they help provide counseling and treatment information for those grappling with diagnoses of cancer. The goal of the Patient Causeway is to provide a forum for patent advocacy organizations to interact with members of the (in this case) radiation oncology treatment team to find areas of improved collaboration. We were fortunate to be a recipient of the generosity of the ASTRO Association and in particular, are grateful to Beth for making this happen for us.
Here we were: Our very own booth and handing out our very first brochures. I have to admit to having tears in my eyes, as did Stacie.
A physician from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tenn. stopped by our booth expressing his delight in having our Foundation present at this symposium. He was a presenter at the