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ASTRO Supports U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Final Rule

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauds the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for today’s announcement of a final rule that updates the definition of medical events for permanent implant brachytherapy and...
18-Aug-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society for Radiation Oncology Hires New Assistant Director of Congressional Relations

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently welcomed Margarita Valdez as its assistant director of congressional relations, a key position on its government relations and advocacy team.
10-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ASTRO Journal Advances in Radiation Oncology Now Indexed in PubMed Central

Advances in Radiation Oncology, the newest journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), is now indexed by PubMed Central, a free, full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences literature organized by the U.S. National...
9-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Twenty-Three ASTRO Members Awarded Fellows Designation

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The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected 23 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellow designation. The 2017 class of Fellows will be recognized during the Awards Ceremony at ASTRO’s 59th Annual Meeting, to be held September...
2-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chemoradiation Researcher, Retired Brigadier General Receives 2017 ASTRO Honorary Membership

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Edith Peterson Mitchell, MD, a leading researcher, medical oncologist and proponent of combined modality treatment, has been chosen as the 2017 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Honorary Member.
26-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society for Radiation Oncology Welcomes New Officers to Its Board of Directors

The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have elected a new President-elect, Health Policy Council Vice-chair and Science Council Vice-chair to ASTRO’s Board of Directors and three members to serve on the medical...
19-Jul-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

San Diego County Volunteer Selected as 2017 ASTRO Survivor Circle Award Winner

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The winner of the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO’s) 2017 Survivor Circle Award is many things—a former pro baseball player, a retired UPS driver, a family man and, yes, a current cancer patient.
17-Jul-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ASTRO Updates Insurance Coverage Recommendations for Proton Therapy

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued an update to its recommendations for medical insurance coverage regarding the use of proton beam therapy to treat cancer. The updated Proton Beam Therapy Model Policy provides guidance...
13-Jul-2017 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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