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ASTRO Commends Proposed Increases for Cancer Research Support in President’s 2017 Budget

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) commends the proposed investment in cancer-related research announced in the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget released yesterday by the White House.
11-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Advances in Radiation Oncology Journal Closes First Issue

Advances in Radiation Oncology, ASTRO’s new original research journal, has closed its first issue with research including a phase II clinical trial in prostate cancer, a prospective trial in quality of life for breast cancer patients receiving...
11-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Precision Hypofractionated RT Escalated Over 15 Treatments Well-Tolerated, Potentially Cost-Effective in Locally Advanced NSCLC Cases

A phase 1 trial examining precision hypofractionated radiation therapy (RT) in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cases found that higher RT doses in a shorter time span were potentially cost-effective and generally well tolerated,...
26-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Leading Oncology Research to Be Highlighted in News Briefings at the 2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium

The 2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, sponsored by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Head & Neck Society (AHNS), will explore the heterogeneous...
15-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

ASTRO Applauds and Pledges Support to President’s Commitment to Advancing Cancer Research and Improving Patient Lives

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauds President Obama and Vice President Biden for affirming their commitment to improving cancer patients’ lives through the “moonshot” effort in cancer research announced in the...
14-Jan-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ASTRO Applauds Congress for Bringing Payment Stability to Freestanding Radiation Oncology Centers

December 18, 2015 – The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauds Congress for today’s passage of S. 2425 to freeze radiation oncology freestanding center payment rates for 2017-2018 at the levels set under the Medicare Physician...
18-Dec-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ASTRO Launches Template to Help Radiation Oncologists Guide Cancer Survivors Through Ongoing Care

A new template published by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) standardizes and streamlines the creation of patient-focused plans for long-term cancer survivor care following radiation therapy (RT).
23-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Department of Veterans Affairs, ASTRO and Washington University Combine Forces to Drive Better Care for Veterans with Cancer

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a new Radiation Oncology Practice Assessment (ROPA) program to leverage recent advances in information technology to improve radiation therapy cancer care for our nation’s Veterans.
18-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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