Latest from ASTRO
  • ASTRO Blog

    Vivek Kavadi, MD and vice-chair of ASTRO's Payer Relations Subcommittee discusses the effects of prior authorization on patient care and the ongoing efforts to address the issue.
     
  • News Release

    As the 2019 hurricane season begins, a new PRO article shares crisis-planning recommendations for radiation therapy clinics to minimize gaps in cancer treatment after a catastrophe.
     
  • ASTROnews

    Sustaining the Art and Outcomes of Brachytherapy, a look at the declining use of brachytherapy in the U.S. and why this methodology is decreasing in popularity.
     
  • ASTROgram

    The latest news from ASTRO for the week of April 22. Highlights include: Announcing the 2019-2020 slate, ASTRO awards deadlines, impact of prior authorization
     
  • News Release

    A new Red Journal study finds wide state-by-state variations in Medicaid reimbursements to physicians who treat cancer patients with radiation therapies.
     
  • Fellows (FASTRO)

    The deadline for submitting applications and all other nomination materials for the 2019 Fellows program is May 10, 2019.
     
Professional Resources
  • Career Center

    ASTRO’s online job board offers employers and job seekers a targeted resource for employment connections.
     
  • ASTRO Academy

    ASTRO's online learning platform - ASTRO Academy - gives you access to all of your courses and certificates.
     
  • Product Catalog

    Access the ASTRO catalog of resources, including patient materials, publications and virtual meetings.
     
Professional Publications
  • Advances in Radiation Oncology

    The April-June issue features an editorial thanking the journal’s peer reviewers, a scientific article on machine learning methods that predict xerostomia and the first reported case of pediatric (MRI) guided radiation therapy.
     
  • Red Journal

    The May 1 issue of the Red Journal features articles about STAMPEDE and SABR for men with prostate cancer, a Phase I/II trial of reirradiation for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and a current review of spatial fractionation.
     
  • Practical Radiation Oncology

    Read the March-April issue with free access to “Standardizing Normal Tissue Contouring for Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning: An ASTRO Consensus Paper” and obtain CME credit via ASTRO Academy.
     
  • ASTROnews

    Features include a look at the declining use of brachytherapy and what’s causing it, recent advances and brachytherapy’s prevalence around the world.

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  • Coding Guide

    Updated annually, the Coding Resource is an essential reference for all radiation oncology practices.
     
  • Safety is No Accident

    Updated this year, Safety is No Accident: A Framework for Quality Radiation Oncology and Care, reflects the many recent efforts undertaken by radiation oncology specialty societies to improve quality and safety.
     
Affiliates
  • ARRO

    The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology exists to improve the quality of education for resident physicians in radiation oncology.
     
  • ADROP

    The  Association for Radiation Oncology Programs's mission is to advance the quality of residency training and education in radiation oncology.
     
  • SCAROP

    The Society of Chairs of Academic Radiation Oncology Programs' mission is to provide a forum for the chairs of academic radiation oncology programs to discuss issues of common interest.
     
Practice Resources and Programs
  • RO-ILS

    ROILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System is the only medical specialty society-sponsored radiation oncology incident learning system. Join the more than 500 facilities now enrolled!
     
  • APEx

    APEx: Accreditation Program for Excellence was created to support quality improvement in radiation therapy practices. Learn what sets APEx apart.
     
  • RO MarketPlace

    ASTRO’s official guide to industry suppliers. Available 24/7, visitors can search for radiation oncology equipment and services by category, company keyword or location. 
     
 

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