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Latest from ASTRO
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    Election Results

    Congratulations to the following newly elected members of ASTRO’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. The new officers' terms will begin on October 26, 2021, during the 2021 ASTRO Annual Meeting.
     
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    ASTROgram

    In the ASTROgram for the week of 7/19: 2021 Board election results, RO Model changes, #ASTRO21 register your way
     
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    RO Model Update

    Member Alert - CMS Makes Changes to RO Model; Major Issues Persist
     
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    MPFS Proposed Rule

    Special Member Alert: CMS proposes Medicare physician pay drop to radiation oncology in 2022
     
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    FASTRO 2021

    Congratulations to the 28 members who have been named Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.
     
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    New on the blog

    Effective mentoring contributes to wellness, career growth and satisfaction throughout a lifetime. Find out the keys to a successful mentor-mentee relationship on the ASTRO Blog.
     
Professional Resources
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    Career Center

    Employers and Job Seekers – Make employment connections on ASTRO’s online job board.
     
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    ASTRO Academy

    ASTRO's online learning platform. Best of ASTRO 2020 onDemand now available.
     
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    Product Catalog

    Access the ASTRO catalog of resources, including patient materials, publications and virtual meetings. New and updated patient materials available.
     
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    RO-ILS

    RO-ILS: 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!
     
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    APEx Accreditation

    APEx: Accreditation Program for Excellence was created to support quality improvement in radiation therapy practices. New payment option now available. Learn what sets APEx apart.
     
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    SoFi

    ASTRO has partnered with SoFi to help members get the best rates on new and existing loans. SoFi offers discounts on student loan refinancing and personal loans through SoFi.com/ASTRO.
     
Professional Publications
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    Advances in Radiation Oncology

    New in Advances: Networking and applying to radiation oncology during a pandemic, top 10 downloads of 2020, weak magnetic fields enhance the efficacy of radiation therapy and more.
     
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    Red Journal

    The July 15 issue of the Red Journal includes the top downloaded articles of 2020, an Around the Globe feature focused on Sudan, and robust clinical sections centered around gastrointestinal and genitourinary cancers.
     
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    Practical Radiation Oncology

    New in the May/June issue: 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET, 18F-PSMA-1007 PET, and MRI for gross tumor volume delineation in primary prostate cancer: intermodality and intertracer variability and other practice-informing papers.
     
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    ASTROnews

    The summer issue of ASTROnews focuses on the significant impact and value of mentorship in the field of radiation oncology. Learn more on the various styles of mentorships and successful institutional and societal programs.

     
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    Coding Guide

    The 2021 Coding Resource has been updated to reflect changes to RO coding including the recent E/M changes, the RO model, COVID-19 related coding guidance, detailed code directory for common RO modalities and more.
     
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    Safety is No Accident

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

    The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology exists to improve the quality of education for resident physicians in radiation oncology. The 2021 ARRO Directory is now available!
     
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    ADROP

    The  Association for Directors of Radiation Oncology Programs's mission is to advance the quality of residency training and education in radiation oncology.
     
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    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.
     
Resources For
  • Medical Students

    ASTRO offers free membership and information for students interested in pursuing a career in radiation oncology.
     
  • Residents

    Join ASTRO and become a part of the ARRO community representing radiation oncology residents.
     
  • Patients

    ASTRO’s patient focused website has many resources for cancer patients and their caregivers to help them better understand radiation therapy as a safe and effective treatment.