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    News Release

    ASTRO applauds new bipartisan legislation to reform prior authorization for Medicare Advantage patients

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    ASTROgram for the week of June 10: ASTRO elections and member survey, #ASTRO24 abstract notifications sent, Prior auth reform bill
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    2024 Mentorship Awardees

    ASTRO is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Mentorship Award: Felix Feng, MD, David Gius, MD, PhD, FASTRO, and Vinita Takiar, MD, PhD, UC Health.

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    2024 Gold Medalists Named

    ASTRO is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Gold Medal: May Abdel-Wahab, MD, PhD, FASTRO, Paul Harari, MD, FASTRO, and Mack Roach, MD, FASTRO.

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    ROCR Bill

    The bipartisan ROCR Value-Based Payment Program Act, which would help stabilize Medicare payments and improve upon already excellent care for cancer patients, has been introduced in Congress.

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    Medical Student Q&A

    Join us August 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET, for a Q&A answering questions about career paths within the specialty, research opportunities, the residency application process and tips for being a competitive applicant.
Professional Resources
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    Career Center

    The ASTRO Career Center helps Employers and Job Seekers connect. Attending the Annual Meeting? Be sure to register for the Career Fair.
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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 is leading the way in advancing radiopharmaceutical therapy within radiation oncology.
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 July 1 edition features a special section on “Debates,” a critical review on recommendations for prospective trials and more.
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    Practical Radiation Oncology

    New in the May/June issue: Practical implications of ROCR, RT-induced hearing loss and management, and other practice-informing papers.
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    2024 Spring ASTROnews

    This issue highlights the emerging and reemerging nonmalignant indications of radiation therapy, including ventricular tachycardia, neurological conditions, plantar fasciitis, Dupuytren’s, osteoarthritis 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 2024, updated content on radiopharmaceuticals, image guidance 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.
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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.
  • Industry

    Corporate relations efforts provide opportunities for ASTRO and industry to collaborate and form long-term, quality relationships. Learn more about our initiatives and funding and advertising opportunities.
  • 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.
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