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Latest from ASTRO
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    ASTROgram

    In the ASTROgram for the week of 5/10: Registration open for Advocacy Day; ASTRO response to UHC policies; Last call for comments on liver cancers guideline
     
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    Parental Leave

    On April 29, 2021, ASTRO sent a letter to the American Board of Radiology outlining our position on ABR’s proposed policy regarding parental leave.
     
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    New on the Blog

    ROI announces new research awards to four teams of investigators seeking to understand how biomarkers can be used to optimize outcomes for patients receiving radiation therapy.
     
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    2021-2022 Approved Slate

    The following slate has been approved by the Nominating Committee for positions to be filled for the 2021-2022 Society year. Elections will be held in June.
     
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    APEx

    NJ Department of Health recognizes APEx as an accrediting body for radiation oncology facilities.
     
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    On the Blog

    Despite gains in diversifying the field of medicine, women continue to remain in the minority among faculty of academic institutions. A look at addressing barriers to equality in leadership roles.
     
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 the Mar/Apr issue: An international expert survey on the indications and practice of radical thoracic reirradiation for non-small cell lung cancer, a paradigm shift in radiation oncology training and more.
     
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    Red Journal

    This month’s special issue was years in the making! Be sure to read the HyTEC edition: “Hy” Dose per Fraction, Hypofractionated Treatment Effects in the Clinic.
     
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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 Spring issue of ASTROnews takes you into the clinic and lab for updates on exciting developments underway. From current research to innovative educational offerings, look inside to see what’s new in radiation oncology.

     
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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.