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Latest from ASTRO
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    ASTROgram

    In the ASTROgram for the week of June 20: 2022 Gold Medal Award recipients named, ASTRO ROCKS, MedPAC report
     
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    Official Statement

    New ASTRO letter to CMS outlines pathways to achieve value-based payment for radiation oncology
     
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    Get Involved with ASTRO

    Check out our list of 12 ways to engage with ASTRO to see how you can become more involved with the Society and make lasting contributions to the field.

     
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    New on the Blog

    The chairs of the Government Relations Council and Health Policy Council detail what ASTRO is doing to combat the growing challenges prior authorization presents to RO providers and patients. 
     
     
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    #ASTRO22 Social Champions

    Are you interested in becoming a Social Champion for #ASTRO22? Fill out this questionnaire by July 8 to be considered for the Early-bird Social Champions program.
     
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    ASTRO ROCKS Residency and K Funding

    This ROCKS session will discuss the different pathways to obtaining a coveted K award and ultimately a physician-scientist position. 
     
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:  A patient-level data meta-analysis of the abscopal effect, the role of research in the radiation oncology match and more.
     
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    Red Journal

    The May edition features an update about research generalizability in the Red Journal, a report on DIBH use in non-English speakers, a series about integrating leadership development into radiation oncology training and more.
     
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    Practical Radiation Oncology

    New in the May/June issue: Practical considerations for single isocenter LINAC radiosurgery of multiple brain metastases, list prices for proton RT and other practice-informing papers.
     
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    ASTROnews Spring 2022

    This issue examines the changing economics of radiation oncology, including the effects of digital health, trends in treatment delivery and their impact on practice economics, underutilization in some disease sites, the evolution of practice models and much more!

     
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    Coding Guide

    The 2022 Coding Resource is an essential coding reference for all radiation oncology practices. It includes information on updated CPT and HCPCS codes for 2022, plus detailed information on the RO Model 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.