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COVID-19 and Radiation Oncology  - Media Resources

The following sections include information for media professionals about radiation oncology's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please direct media-related questions and interview requests to ASTRO’s media relations team. For the latest updates, follow ASTRO on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


ASTRO Impact Survey

ASTRO is surveying radiation oncologists across the United States to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their clinics. Initial findings show that practices, despite facing challenges such as PPE shortages, have adapted so they can continue to provide high quality cancer care for patients.

  • News Release (5/20): Fewer patient visits despite enhanced COVID-19 safety measures for radiation oncology clinics

Cancer Care During COVID-19: Resources from ASTRO


Radiation Oncologists on COVID-19 in the Media

  • Webcast: Radiation Oncology Care During COVID-19, with ASTRO Government Relations Chair Dr. Ronald Ennis, Dr. Louis Potters and National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship CEO Shelley Fuld Nasso

Additional Information


Contacts and Social Media

  • To keep up with the conversation on COVID-19 and radiation oncology, follow ASTRO on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.