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Accepted Articles from ASTRO Journals

The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly evolving, and ASTRO journals are publishing the latest research about the disease as it relates to radiation oncology. Please contact the Journals team with submission inquiries and comments.

Journal Podcast

Thomas Eichler, MD, FASTRO, recorded the following podcast discussing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on radiation oncology clinics, providers and patients. This podcast includes answers to some of the most frequently asked questions by ASTRO members regarding how to manage patient care, staffing concerns and more.
This podcast is also available on the ASTRO Journals podcast channel on the iTunes store.

Red Journal Special Issue: Radiation Oncology Through and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

This special issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics includes many new articles focused on how COVID-19 has and will continue to affect the field of Radiation Oncology. The articles in this issue attempt, at this complicated moment, to envision the new realities and unfamiliar strategies clinicians and researchers may confront as they continue to navigate these circumstances. This issue also spotlights the creative initiatives that are taking place around the world in the fight to maintain the integrity of cancer care. Access the special issue here.

Advances in Radiation Oncology: COVID-19 Special Issue

This special issue of Advances in Radiation Oncology compiles many of the articles below and focuses on topics ranging from enhancing patient and staff safety, determining optimal cancer treatment strategies, detection of COVID-19 with the imaging performed in radiation oncology and potential radiation-related risk factors in COVID-19 morbidity. Overall, these articles offer perspectives and guidance on novel challenges in the practice of radiation oncology. Access the special issue here.


Resident Considerations for Virtual Interviews in Radiation Oncology: Perspectives From the Sunshine State

Bates et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on September 28, 2020

Virtual On Treatment Visits: Implementation, Patient Perspectives, Barriers, Limitations, Benefits and Opportunities

Roof et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on September 23, 2020

Evaluation of Mobile Health Applications to Track Patient-Reported Outcomes for Oncology Patients: A Systematic Review

Lu et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on September 22, 2020

Implementation of Telehealth in Radiation Oncology: Rapid Integration During COVID-19 and its Future Role in our Practice

Goenka et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on September 20, 2020

Strategies to Maximize Available Resources With Minimum Cost Escalation for Improving Radiotherapy Accessibility in the Post COVID-19 Era : An Analysis for Asia

Datta, Datta, and Samiei
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on September 11, 2020

Students’ Perspectives and Concerns for the 2020-2021 Radiation Oncology Interview Season

Everett et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on August 26, 2020

Recruitment Challenges and Opportunities for Radiation Oncology Residency Programs During the 2020-2021 Virtual Residency Match

Odei et al.
Accepted to the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics on August 8, 2020

Making the Most of a Crisis: A Proposal for Network-Based Palliative Radiotherapy to Reduce Travel Toxicity

Butala et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on August 4, 2020

Low-Dose Hypofractionated Total Skin Electron Beam Therapy for Adult Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma

Jeans et al.
Accepted to Practical Radiation Oncology on August 4, 2020

Increasing Medical Student Engagement Through Virtual Rotations in Radiation Oncology

Kahn et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on July 27, 2020

Radiation Therapy as a Treatment for COVID-19?

David G. Kirsch
Accepted to the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics on July 18, 2020

Low-Dose Whole-Lung Irradiation for COVID-19 Pneumonia: Short Course Results

Ameri et al.
Accepted to the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics on July 18, 2020

Lessons to Learn From a Successful Virtual Mock Oral Examination Pilot Experience

Chaurasia et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on July 16, 2020

COVID-19’s Silver Lining – Through the Eyes of Radiation Oncology Fellows

Pilar et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on July 8, 2020

Importance of a Culture Committee for Boosting Morale and Maintaining a Healthy Work Environment in Radiation Oncology

Gutkin et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on July 6, 2020

Applying to Radiation Oncology Amid a Pandemic

Kouzy et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on June 23, 2020

The International Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Radiation Oncology

Wang, Tsai, and Miller
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on June 23, 2020

A Canadian Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Is There a Silver Lining for Radiation Oncology Patients?

Patrick et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on June 22, 2020

In Reply to Rathod et al.

Noticewala et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on June 16, 2020

In Reply to Chowdhary et al.

Kabarriti et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on June 15, 2020

Single-Fraction Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy: A Paradigm During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond?

Ng et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on June 10, 2020

Computed Tomography in Radiation Oncology During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Marcus, Weathers, and Rossi
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on June 4, 2020

Rapid Adaptation of Breast Radiotherapy Utilization During the COVID-19 Pandemic at a Large Academic Cancer Centre in Canada

Koch et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on June 2, 2020

Practical Challenges of Mask-to-Mask Encounters with Patients with Head and Neck Cancers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Yanagihara, Holland, and Chera
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on May 17, 2020

Implementing a Novel Remote Physician Treatment Coverage Practice for Adaptive Radiotherapy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Price et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on May 14, 2020

In Regard to "Extent of Prior Lung Irradiation and Mortality in COVID-19 Patients With a Cancer History"

Chowdhary et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on May 14, 2020

Brachytherapy Issues and Priorities in the Context of COVID-19 Outbreak

Chargari et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on May 12, 2020

In Regard to "Radiation for Glioblastoma in the Era of COVID-19: Patient Selection and Hypofractionation to Maximize Benefit and Minimize Risk"

Rathod, Kakamanu and Koul
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on May 8, 2020

The Florida Radiation Oncology Resident Experience during COVID-19: Perspectives and Recommendations

Mohammadi et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on May 7, 2020

Continuing Medical Student Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Development of a Virtual Radiation Oncology Clerkship

Pollom et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on May 5, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Radiation Oncology Professionals and Cancer Patients: From Trauma to Psychological Growth

Romeo, Castelli, & Franco
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 28, 2020

Extent of Prior Lung Irradiation and Mortality in COVID-19 Patients With a Cancer History

Kabarriti et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 27, 2020

Radiotherapy Department Reorganization During the COVID-19 Outbreak: Keys to Securing Staff and Patients During the First Weeks of the Crisis and Impact on Radiotherapy Practice From a Single Institution Experience

Belkacemi et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 27, 2020

Clinical and Radiographic Presentations of COVID-19 Among Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy for Thoracic Malignancies

Samson et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 27, 2020

Covert COVID-19: CBCT Lung Changes in an Asymptomatic Patient Receiving Radiotherapy

Youssef et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 24, 2020

Effectiveness of CBCT Imaging During Radiotherapy for the Detection of Initial COVID-19 Lung Disease

Sepulcri et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 23, 2020

Experiencing the Surge: Report from a Large New York Radiation Oncology Department During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Buckstein et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 22, 2020

Staff and Patients' Protection in Radiation Oncology Departments During COVID-19 Pandemic

Portaluri et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 22, 2020

Ethical Issues in Radiation Oncology During a Pandemic

Tepper
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 22, 2020

Long-term Institutional Experience with Telemedicine Services for Radiation Oncology: A Potential Model for Long-term Utilization

Lewis et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 16, 2020

Radiation for Glioblastoma in the Era of COVID-19: Patient Selection and Hypofractionation to Maximize Benefit and Minimize Risk

Noticewala et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 16, 2020

Regional Lymph Node Irradiation in Breast Cancer May Worsen Lung Damage in COVID-19 Positive Patients

Grellier et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 16, 2020

Need for Caution in the Diagnosis of Radiation Pneumonitis in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Shaverdian et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 15, 2020

Implementation of a Novel Remote Physician SBRT Coverage Process During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Price et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 15, 2020

Follow-Up and Management of Head and Neck Cancer Patients During the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Disease Pandemic

Chua et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 14, 2020

Guidelines to Reduce Hospitalization Rates for Patients Receiving Curative-Intent Radiation Therapy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Report from a Multicenter New York Area Institution

Chen et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 13, 2020

Strategies to Flatten the Curve During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Radiation Oncology: Experience from a Large Tertiary Cancer Center

Noticewala et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 13, 2020

Practice Recommendations for Risk-Adapted Head and Neck Cancer Radiotherapy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An ASTRO-ESTRO Consensus Statement

Thomson et al.
Accepted to the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics on April 9, 2020

Adapting Head and Neck Cancer Management in the Times of COVID-19

Mehanna et al.
Accepted to the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics on April 9, 2020

Thoracic Radiation Therapy During COVID-19: Provisional Guidelines From a Comprehensive Cancer Center Within a Pandemic Epicenter

Wu et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 8, 2020

In Regard to “Palliative Radiotherapy for Oncologic emergencies in the Setting of COVID-19: Approaches to Balancing Risks and Benefits.”

Hahn et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 8, 2020

Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Necessary Paradigm Change at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Romesser et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 8, 2020

A Rapid Transition to Voluntary Breath Hold from Device-Assisted Moderate Deep Inspiration Breath Hold for Patients Receiving Breast Radiotherapy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Barnett et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 7, 2020

Practice Considerations for Proton Beam Radiotherapy of Uveal Melanoma During the COVID-19 Pandemic: PTCOG Ocular Experience

Mishra et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 7, 2020

A Call for New 4R’s Based Radiation Oncology Model in COVID-19 Pandemic

Rathod et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 7, 2020

Fear in the Age of COVID-19

Sindhu & Gupta
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 6, 2020

Playing Into Stereotypes: Engaging Millennials and Generation Z in the COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Gharzai, Beeler & Jagsi
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 6, 2020

Time to ‘Buddy Up’ – Simple Strategies to Support Oncologists During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Barry et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 2, 2020

How to Reorganize the Access of Children in a Radiotherapy Department in the Era of COVID-19, in Order to Protect Themselves and Elderly Patients

Mascarin et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 1, 2020

New Policy and Regulation for a Radiology Oncology Center at the Time of COVID-19 Outbreak in Tehran, Iran

Samiee et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 1, 2020

Experience of a Radiation Oncology Center Operating in the COVID-19 Outbreak

Jiade J. Lu
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 1, 2020

Palliative Radiotherapy for Oncologic Emergencies in the Setting of COVID-19: Approaches to Balancing Risks and Benefits

Yerramilli et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on April 1, 2020

Southern Italy: How the Supply of Radiation Therapy, Patient Outcomes, and Risk to Health Care Providers Have Changed During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Portaluri et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 31, 2020

Departments of Radiation Oncology Must Prepare for COVID-19 Outbreak

Park, Yea, & Park
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 31, 2020

Washing Away the Fear

Amdur & Yeung
Accepted to Practical Radiation Oncology on March 28, 2020

An Integrated Program in a Pandemic: Johns Hopkins Radiation Oncology Department

Wright et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 27, 2020

Breast Radiotherapy Under COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Constraints - Approaches to Defer or Shorten Treatment from a Comprehensive Cancer Center in the United States

Braunstein et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 25, 2020

Adapting Radiotherapy Treatments for Breast Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Hypofractionation and Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation to Address World Health Organization Recommendations

Al-Rashdan et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 25, 2020

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Recommendations in Response to COVID-19

Zaorsky et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 24, 2020

Contingency Plans in a Radiation Oncology Department Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak in Switzerland

Papachristofilou et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 24, 2020

Concerns for Activated Breathing Control (ABC) with Breast Cancer in the Era of COVID-19: Maximizing Infection Control While Minimizing Heart Dose‚Äč

Song et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 24, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Public Health Emergency: Guidance on Radiation Oncology Facility Operation

Chen et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 20, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Radiation Oncology Clinics and Cancer Patients in the U.S.

Rivera et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 19, 2020

Radiation Therapy in King County, Washington During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Balancing Patient Care, Transmission Mitigation and Resident Training

Dinh et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 19, 2020

Running a Radiation Oncology Department at the Time of Coronavirus: an Italian experience

Krengli et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 17, 2020

Radiotherapy Care During a Major Outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan

Wu et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 17, 2020

Efforts to Reduce the Impacts of COVID-19 Outbreak on Radiation Oncology in Taiwan

Chen et al.
Accepted to Advances in Radiation Oncology on March 17, 2020

Letter from Italy

Filippi et al.
Accepted to the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics on March 16, 2020

Radiotherapy in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic: When Less is Better

Achard, Tsoutsou, & Zilli
Accepted to the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics on March 14, 2020

Last updated: 9/29/2020 1:19:13 PM