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    ASTROgram

    ASTROgram for the week of February 26:  H&N Symposium starts Thursday, Calling for Task force applicants for upcoming bladder guideline, Last days to submit nominations for elections
     
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    Call for Nominations

    The Nominating Committee welcomes candidate suggestions for the 2024 election cycle. See the open positions and criteria and submit nominations by March 1.
     
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    Medical Student Q&A

    Join us for our bi-monthly Medical Student Q&A, meet faculty and resident radiation oncologists and ask  questions such as career paths within the specialty, research opportunities, the residency application process and more.
     
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    New on ASTRO Academy

    For the first time ever, the December 2023 Coding and Coverage seminar is available on the ASTRO Academy! Purchase the recording in full or select specific program sessions. 
     
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    Winter ASTROnews

    The latest issue of ASTROnews explores integrative oncology, which merges conventional medical treatments with complementary therapies.
     
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    Gold Medal Nominations

    ASTRO is accepting nominations for the prestigious Gold Medal award. Nominations are due by April 12. 
     
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

    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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    Radiopharmaceuticals

    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 March 15 issue features a global review of distance traveled by RT patients, a section on the use of AI in radiation oncology and more.
     
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    Practical Radiation Oncology

    New in the Jan/Feb issue: Vital role of physicists in ensuring plan quality, STS/ASTRO updated guidelines for esophageal cancer and other practice-informing papers.
     
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    2024 Winter ASTROnews

    This issue explores integrative oncology, which merges conventional medical treatments with complementary therapies. Experts provide perspectives on how you can introduce these complementary therapies to your patients.

     
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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.
     
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 2023 ARRO Directory is now available!
     
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    ADROP

    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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    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.
     
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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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    Industry

    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.