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Latest from ASTRO
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    ASTROgram

    In the ASTROgram for the week of 5/23: 2022 Health Policy Fellowship, Member Survey opens, ABMS Visiting Scholars Program
     
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    Final Days for Public Comment

    ASTRO requests feedback by May 31 on the draft clinical practice guideline on RT for endometrial cancers.
     
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    Apply for HP Fellowship

    ASTRO is now accepting applications for the 2022 Health Policy Fellowship, designed to develop the next generation of ASTRO health policy leaders.
     
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    Register for Webinar

    Attend the webinar on June 2 to learn more about the ASTRO and Myovant Sciences-Pfizer Alliance 2022 New Combination (Relugolix-Radiation) Therapy Challenge.

     
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    Resident Discounts

    Residents completing residency or fellowship in 2022 can join ASTRO at a special rate, plus join by 12/31 to receive 50% off 2023 dues. 
     
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    Brain Metastases Guideline

    ASTRO recently released an update to its clinical practice guideline on radiation therapy for brain metastases from non-hematologic solid tumors.
     
Professional Resources
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    Career Center

    The new ASTRO Career Center has more features than ever to help Employers and Job Seekers connect.
     
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    ASTRO Academy

    ASTRO's online learning platform. Best of ASTRO 2020 onDemand now available.
     
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    Product Catalog

    Access the ASTRO catalog of resources, including patient materials, publications and virtual meetings. New and updated patient materials available.
     
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    RO-ILS

    RO-ILS: 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!
     
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    APEx Accreditation

    APEx: Accreditation Program for Excellence was created to support quality improvement in radiation therapy practices. New payment option now available. Learn what sets APEx apart.
     
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    SoFi

    ASTRO has partnered with SoFi to help members get the best rates on new and existing loans. SoFi offers discounts on student loan refinancing and personal loans through SoFi.com/ASTRO.
     
Professional Publications
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    Advances in Radiation Oncology

    New in Advances: Networking and applying to radiation oncology during a pandemic, top 10 downloads of 2020, weak magnetic fields enhance the efficacy of radiation therapy and more.
     
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    Red Journal

    The May edition features an update about research generalizability in the Red Journal, a report on DIBH use in non-English speakers, a series about integrating leadership development into radiation oncology training and more.
     
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    Practical Radiation Oncology

    New in the May/June issue: Practical considerations for single isocenter LINAC radiosurgery of multiple brain metastases, list prices for proton RT and other practice-informing papers.
     
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    ASTROnews Spring 2022

    This issue examines the changing economics of radiation oncology, including the effects of digital health, trends in treatment delivery and their impact on practice economics, underutilization in some disease sites, the evolution of practice models and much more!

     
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    Coding Guide

    The 2022 Coding Resource is an essential coding reference for all radiation oncology practices. It includes information on updated CPT and HCPCS codes for 2022, plus detailed information on the RO Model and more.
     
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    Safety is No Accident

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

    The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology exists to improve the quality of education for resident physicians in radiation oncology. The 2021 ARRO Directory is now available!
     
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    ADROP

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

    ASTRO offers free membership and information for students interested in pursuing a career in radiation oncology.
     
  • Residents

    Join ASTRO and become a part of the ARRO community representing radiation oncology residents.
     
  • Patients

    ASTRO’s patient focused website has many resources for cancer patients and their caregivers to help them better understand radiation therapy as a safe and effective treatment.