Latest from ASTRO
  • ASTROgram

    The latest news from ASTRO for the week of June 17: Reason #3 to attend ASTRO 2019, Board elections open, OIG review of IMRT planning, Best of ASTRO reg and housing open

     
  • ASTRO Blog

    The OIG continues to focus on intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) treatment planning services. ASTRO's healthy policy team reviews the latest report.
     
  • Voting Open

    ASTRO's 2019 elections are now open, and will remain open until 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, July 12, 2019 .
     
  • ASTRO Blog

    Get ready to experience a whole new Presidential Symposium at ASTRO's Annual Meeting in Chicago! ASTRO President Theodore DeWeese, MD, FASTRO, unveils the new design.
     
     
  • Official Statement

    ASTRO responds to new prior authorization bill introduced to reduce approval delays for cancer treatments. 
     
  • Journal News

    ASTRO is thrilled to announce PRO’s first Impact Factor of 2.794, and the Red Journal’s jump to 6.203! Submit your work and sign up to review today.
     
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 July 15 issue includes a special feature dedicated entirely to payment policy for advanced radiation therapy in the US. The editorial team recognizes outstanding reviewers from 2018, offers multiple CME opportunities and more.
     
  • Practical Radiation Oncology

    The May-June issue features original research cases about seroma delineation and permanent breast seed implant accuracy, hypopituitarism after cranial irradiation for meningioma and palliative RT to the bone in prostate cancer.  
     
  • 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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