Poster # 2897 A Retrospective Study of the Effect of Oral Supplementation with Immunonutrients on Radiation-induced Hematologic Toxicity in Cancer Patients: A Preliminary Study

Presenter: Miriam Joy Calaguas, MD

About the Presenter:
MIRIAM JOY CANTILLER-CALAGUAS, MD, FPCR Fellow, Philippine College of Radiology (PCR) Member, Philippine Radiation Oncology Society (PROS) EDUCATION: Graduate, University of the Philippines, BS Zoology (cum laude), 1976 Graduate, University of the Philippines College of Medicine. 1981 Residency in Diagnostic & Therapeutic Radiology at Philippine General Hospital Fellowship in Radiotherapy at the University of Tsukuba Hospital, Japan PRESENT POSITIONS: Associate Professor, Dept. of Radiology, Section of Radiotherapy, University of the Philippines College of Medicine Chairman, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, St. Lukes Medical Center Training Officer, Dept. of Radiotherapy, Jose R Reyes Memorial Medical Center Radiation Oncology Consultant, Philippine Gamma Knife Center Visiting Consultant, Lung Center of the Philippines OTHER POSITIONS: President, Philippine Radiation Oncology Society (PROS) President, South East Asian Radiation Oncology Group (SEAROG) Past President, Philippine Society of Oncology, Inc. (PSO) National Project Coordinator in Radiotherapy, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) National Project Leader in Radiotherapy, Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia (FNCA) AWARDS: Most Outstanding Teacher in Oncology , 2007 Faculty Awardee from the UP College of Medicine, 2008 Research Chair in Radiation Oncology, St. Lukes Medical Center, 2010 HIGHLIGHTS: Quality Assurance Team in Radiation Oncology (QUATRO) audit team for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), to Mongolia, 2006 Co-founder, South East Asian Radiation Oncology Group (SEAROG) Faculty speaker, 50th Annual Convention of the American Society of Radiation Oncology(ASTRO), Boston, USA, 2008, topic: Educational Programs in Radiation Oncology for Developing Countries International team member to Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia to evaluate the radiotherapy projects of the International Atomic Energy Agency (June, 2009) Participated in several local and international researches. Given numerous lectures locally and internationally.
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