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ASTRO Congratulates Medicare on Its 50th Anniversary

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) celebrates the landmark Medicare and Medicaid programs on their 50th anniversary today.
30-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Leading Surgeon, Researcher Jack A. Roth, MD, Named 2015 Astro Honorary Member

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected leading surgeon and researcher Jack A. Roth, MD, as the 2015 Honorary Member, the highest honor ASTRO bestows on distinguished cancer researchers, scientists and leaders in disciplines...
29-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Proposed Medicare Physician Payment Cuts for 2016 Threaten Access to Community-Based Radiation Therapy

ASTRO concerned about access to care for patients with cancer, particularly in rural and underserved areas
23-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Three New Officers Elected to ASTRO’s Board of Directors and Three New Members Selected for Nominating Committee

The American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO’s) members have elected three new officers to the Board of Directors and three members to serve on the Nominating Committee.
16-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Drs. Bogardus, Mansfield and Mitchell Selected to Receive 2015 ASTRO Gold Medal

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has chosen three renowned radiation oncology physicians and researchers to receive the 2015 ASTRO Gold Medal: Carl R. Bogardus, Jr., MD, FASTRO, Carl M. Mansfield, MD, ScD (Hon.), FASTRO, and James...
9-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Extended-Field Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Cervical and Endometrial Cancers Does Not Increase Risk of Duodenal Toxicity

A study of women with cervical or endometrial cancer who require treatment to the para-aortic (PA) lymph nodes can safely receive extended-field intensity modulated radiation therapy (EF-IMRT) without increased risk of duodenal toxicity, according...
7-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

ASTRO Announces New Open-Access Journal Advances in Radiation Oncology and Founding Editor Robert C. Miller, MD, MBA

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is pleased to announce the launch of its new open-access journal, Advances in Radiation Oncology, and the selection of its Founding Editor, Robert C. Miller, MD, MBA.
30-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

ASTRO Commends Yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Safeguard the Affordable Care Act

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) appreciates yesterday’s ruling by the United States Supreme Court affirming the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its decision on King v. Burwell. In its ruling, the Supreme Court confirmed that...
26-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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