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International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics

(Red Journal)

Led by incoming Editor-in-Chief Anthony L. Zietman, MD, FASTRO, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University in Boston, the Red Journal is the leading journal dedicated to radiation oncology and the official scientific publication of ASTRO. Published 15 times per year, both online and in print, the Red Journal offers authoritative articles linking new research and technologies to clinical applications. Technical advances related to dosimetry and conformal radiation treatment planning are also part of the journal. View the online journal. To submit a manuscript, visit our online manuscript submission portal. A Red Journal subscription is included in the dues for all Active, Affiliate, Allied and International members.

Note to Authors: The Red Journal typically accepts the following types of papers:

  • High impact, original, prospective clinical trials
  • Outcomes research
  • Large database interrogation
  • Imaging and treatment delivery innovations
  • Laboratory studies on tumor physiology, molecular biology, and normal tissue radiation response
  • Critical reviews on timely topics
  • Health policy contributions
  • High impact innovations in treatment, dosimetry, and quality
  • Professionalism, biomedical ethics and practice management 
  • Educational innovation

Practical Radiation Oncology

(PRO)

Launched in January 2011, PRO is the official clinical practice journal of ASTRO and a natural complement to the Red Journal. Under the leadership of Editor-in-Chief W. Robert Lee, MD, MS, MD, of Duke University in Durham, N.C., PRO is dedicated to improving the quality of radiation oncology practice, documenting the state of current practice, providing background for those in training and the continuing education of practitioners. Published quarterly, both online and in print, the journal contains articles relevant to everyday practice and include ASTRO's evidence-based guidelines and white papers. Click here to view the online journal. To submit a manuscript, visit our online manuscript submission portal. A subscription to Practical Radiation Oncology is included in the dues for all Active, Affiliate, Allied and International members.

Note to Authors:PRO typically accepts the following types of papers:

  • Patient safety
  • Imaging
  • Contouring
  • Target delineation
  • Simulation
  • Treatment planning
  • Immobilization
  • Organ motion
  • Guidelines, consensus statements, and position papers
  • Maintenance of certification
  • Practice quality improvement initiatives
  • Teaching cases
  • High impact innovations in treatment, dosimetry, and quality
  • Professionalism, biomedical ethics and practice management 
  • Educational innovation

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If you would like to subscribe to the Red Journal or PRO, please contact ASTRO's Membership Department.

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