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This page offers answers to frequently asked questions about ASTRO and radiation therapy.

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  • About ASTRO

    What is ASTRO? Who are ASTRO’s members? How does ASTRO promote radiation oncology?

  • About ASTRO's Annual Meeting

    When and where is the next ASTRO Annual Meeting? When and where was the most recent ASTRO Annual Meeting? Who attends the ASTRO Annual Meeting, and what happens there?

  • About Cancer

    Statistics and general information about cancer compiled from several national sources

  • About Radiation Therapy

    What is radiation therapy? How do patients receive radiation therapy? How long does radiation therapy take? Who administers radiation therapy? 

  • About the Radiation Oncology Team

    Who are the members of the radiation oncology team? What does each team member do? How do you become a radiation oncologist?

  • Fast Facts About Radiation Therapy

    Important and useful information about radiation therapy and its relation to cancer treatment.

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