Latest from ASTRO
  • Voting Open

    ASTRO's 2019 elections are now open, and will remain open until 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, July 12, 2019 .
     
  • Official Statement

    ASTRO responds to new prior authorization bill introduced to reduce approval delays for cancer treatments. 
     
  • ASTROgram

    The latest news from ASTRO for the week of June 10: ASTRO elections now open, new ASTRO 2019 session on cancer breakthroughs, prior auth bill introduced

     
  • ASTRO Blog

    This blog details the newly developed guidelines methodology guide, providing members, reviewers and other societies with a high-level overview of how ASTRO guidelines are created.
     
  • ASTRO Blog

    Get ready to experience a whole new Presidential Symposium at ASTRO's Annual Meeting in Chicago! ASTRO President Theodore DeWeese, MD, FASTRO, unveils the new design.
     
     
  • ASTROnews

    Systemic Radionuclide Therapy: What's Old is New Again! A pure but unrecognized form of brachytherapy.
     
Professional Resources
  • Career Center

    ASTRO’s online job board offers employers and job seekers a targeted resource for employment connections.
     
  • ASTRO Academy

    ASTRO's online learning platform - ASTRO Academy - gives you access to all of your courses and certificates.
     
  • Product Catalog

    Access the ASTRO catalog of resources, including patient materials, publications and virtual meetings.
     
Professional Publications
  • Advances in Radiation Oncology

    The April-June issue features an editorial thanking the journal’s peer reviewers, a scientific article on machine learning methods that predict xerostomia and the first reported case of pediatric (MRI) guided radiation therapy.
     
  • Red Journal

    For the very first time, the Red Journal offers CME for the Gray Zone. Also in the July 1 issue: CNS Oncology Scan, variations in Medicaid payment rates and remembering Giulio D’Angio.
     
  • Practical Radiation Oncology

    The May-June issue features original research cases about seroma delineation and permanent breast seed implant accuracy, hypopituitarism after cranial irradiation for meningioma and palliative RT to the bone in prostate cancer.  
     
  • ASTROnews

    Features include a look at the declining use of brachytherapy and what’s causing it, recent advances and brachytherapy’s prevalence around the world.

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  • Coding Guide

    Updated annually, the Coding Resource is an essential reference for all radiation oncology practices.
     
  • Safety is No Accident

    Updated this year, Safety is No Accident: A Framework for Quality Radiation Oncology and Care, reflects the many recent efforts undertaken by radiation oncology specialty societies to improve quality and safety.
     
Affiliates
  • ARRO

    The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology exists to improve the quality of education for resident physicians in radiation oncology.
     
  • ADROP

    The  Association for Radiation Oncology Programs's mission is to advance the quality of residency training and education in radiation oncology.
     
  • 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.
     
Practice Resources and Programs
  • RO-ILS

    ROILS: 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!
     
  • APEx

    APEx: Accreditation Program for Excellence was created to support quality improvement in radiation therapy practices. Learn what sets APEx apart.
     
  • RO MarketPlace

    ASTRO’s official guide to industry suppliers. Available 24/7, visitors can search for radiation oncology equipment and services by category, company keyword or location. 
     
 

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