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    ASTROgram for the week of May 29: Call for Volunteers deadline Friday, Your Role in RO Advocacy webinar, AU Resources
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    Advances Editor-in-Chief

    ASTRO is accepting applications for the Editor-in-Chief for Advances in Radiation Oncology. Review the position and submit your application by August 1.
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    New on the Blog

    Sandra Zaky, MD, MS, former ASTRO Guidelines Subcommittee Chair, shares an inside look at how ASTRO guidelines are created and describes the relationship between ASTRO and NCCN guidelines.

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    Official Statement

    ASTRO strongly supports nomination of Dr. Monica Bertagnolli to lead the NIH
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    New on the Blog

    The International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics recently published two special issues focused on health equity, diversity and inclusion (HEDI). Deputy Editor Curtiland Deville Jr., MD, highlights a few of the studies included.
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    New RO-ILS Education

    Accurate brachytherapy applicator digitalization is important to ensure treatment is delivered to the correct location. RO-ILS Case Study 15 describes an error and provides mitigation strategies to disrupt the error pathway. 
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: 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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    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:  Definitive RT for medically inoperable endometrial carcinoma, malignant mimics of trigeminal schwannoma and more.
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    Red Journal

    The June edition features Part 2 of the Red Journal’s special issue: Health equity, diversity and inclusion in radiation oncology
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    Practical Radiation Oncology

    PRO May/June issue: ASTRO RT summary of the ASCO guideline on management of stage III non-small cell lung cancer and other practice-informing papers. 
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    Spring ASTROnews

    The spring issue of ASTROnews looks at the importance of the patient experience. Articles offer commentary on communications styles, patient navigators and coordination of care, the impact of patient focused facility design and more! 

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    Coding Guide

    The Coding Resource is an essential coding reference for all radiation oncology practices. It includes information on updated CPT and HCPCS codes for 2023, updated content on radiopharmaceuticals, image guidance and AI.
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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.
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    The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology exists to improve the quality of education for resident physicians in radiation oncology. The 2023 ARRO Directory is now available!
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    The  Association for Directors of Radiation Oncology Program's mission is to advance the quality of residency training and education in radiation oncology.
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    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.
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    Early Career

    Radiation oncologists and physicists who are eight years or fewer out of training can find useful resources and upcoming events relevant to Early Career members.
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    Medical Students

    Are you a medical student who wants to learn more about radiation oncology? Take advantage of helpful resources for medical students interested in radiation oncology including free ASTRO membership. 
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    Through the development of meaningful partnerships, industry and ASTRO are prepared to meet the challenges of today’s health care marketplace and positively shape the future of radiation oncology.
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.