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Latest from ASTRO
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    ASTROgram

    In the ASTROgram for the week of November 15: Ballot open for bylaws changes, Leadership Pipeline Protégés named, PRO Reviewer Apprenticeship
     
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    New on the Blog

    Attendee Jan Dragotta shares why she attends ASTRO's Coding and Coverage Seminar and why professional coders and billers, practice administrators and ROs should plan to attend this virtual event.
     
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    MPFS HOPPS Final Rules

    2022 final payment rules yield few changes emphasizing need for legislative solution. Read ASTRO's summaries of MPFS, HOPPS, and RO Model
     
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    New On The Blog

    ASTRO immediate past Chair Thomas Eichler MD, FASTRO, explains how ASTRO members can preserve representation in AMA House of Delegates
     
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    Claim Your Credits

    Don’t forget to claim your CME for sessions attended in Chicago or on Digital XP. The deadline to claim credits is November 30, 2021.
     
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    Proposed Bylaws Changes

    All ASTRO Voting Members are encouraged to review the proposed bylaws changes and cast your vote by December 17!
     
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 December issue of the Red Journal, Anthony Zietman, MD, FASTRO’s last issue as Editor-in-Chief, features reflections on his decade-long tenure and tributes to the talent and dedication he lent to this important role.
     
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    Practical Radiation Oncology

    New in the Nov/Dec issue: Four ways to decrease late toxicity from pelvic radiation therapy in children and young adults, reduction in doses to organs at risk and normal tissue during breast RT with a carbon-fiber adjustable reusable accessory and other practice-informing papers.
     
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    ASTRO Daily News

    ASTRO's Daily News provides coverage of the 63rd Annual Meeting, including the Keynotes, Plenary and Clinical Trials sessions and expert commentary on the many abstracts presented. Read each day's issue, plus see PDFs of the Show Daily News.

     
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    Coding Guide

    The 2021 Coding Resource has been updated to reflect changes to RO coding including the recent E/M changes, the RO model, COVID-19 related coding guidance, detailed code directory for common RO modalities 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.