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Latest from ASTRO
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    ASTROgram

    In the ASTROgram for the week of 9/13:Last chance to submit research for Thoracic; Join Medicare payment cut advocacy on social media; ASTRO launches enhanced Career Center
     
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    RO Model Update

    On September 9 ASTRO submitted official comment letters to CMS in response to the 2022 MPFS proposed rule, as well as needed changes to the RO Model, as found in the 2022 HOPPS proposed rule.
     
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    VA Contract Awarded

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded ASTRO the contract to accredit 41 VA radiation oncology practices across the country through APEx - Accreditation Program for Excellence®.
     
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    New on the Blog

    The Culture of Respect guidelines provide examples of language for presenters and moderators to consider as they prepare presentations for ASTRO 2021 and other ASTRO meetings.
     
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    Medical Student Resources

    New resources are available for medical students including video presentations introducing students to the field of radiation oncology, as well as information on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, journals collections and more.
     
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    Annual Meeting 2021

    ASTRO President Laura A. Dawson, MD, FASTRO, details her vision for ASTRO's 63rd Annual Meeting, Embracing Change: Advancing Person-centered Care.
     
Professional Resources
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    Career Center

    Employers and Job Seekers – Make employment connections on ASTRO’s online job board.
     
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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 September issue of the Red Journal features an article from members of the FDA about Ga 68 PSMA-11, an Around the Globe paper from Cambodia, an Oncology Scan about squamous cell carcinoma and more.
     
  • Cover of Practical Radiation Oncology

    Practical Radiation Oncology

    New in the May/June issue: 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET, 18F-PSMA-1007 PET, and MRI for gross tumor volume delineation in primary prostate cancer: intermodality and intertracer variability and other practice-informing papers.
     
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    ASTROnews

    The summer issue of ASTROnews focuses on the significant impact and value of mentorship in the field of radiation oncology. Learn more on the various styles of mentorships and successful institutional and societal programs.

     
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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.