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Two-Step Decision Tree Analysis Is a Feasible Method to Manage and Inform Updates of Radiation Therapy Best Practices and Quality Standards

A two-step decision tree analysis, incorporating Donabedian’s model, is a feasible process to evaluate and distill the many available quality standards, guidelines, recommendations and indicators in order to update national and international...
28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Internationally Renowned Surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, Named 2014 ASTRO Honorary Member

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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, as the 2014 Honorary Member, the highest honor ASTRO bestows on distinguished cancer researchers, scientists and leaders...
16-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

ASTRO Members Elect Four New Officers to Board of Directors and Three Members to Nominating Committee

Members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have elected four new officers to serve on its Board of Directors and three members to serve on the Nominating Committee.
11-Jul-2014 9:15 AM EDT

Thirty Outstanding ASTRO Members Named Fellows

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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 30 distinguished members of the Society to receive the Fellow of ASTRO designation (FASTRO).
1-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Special Edition of the Red Journal Highlights the Need for Radiation Oncology Services and Care Teams in Low- and Middle-Income Nations

The July 1, 2014 edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology ● Biology ● Physics (Red Journal), the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), features a special section of 10 articles...
25-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

ASTRO and AAPM Announce Launch of RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System™

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) today announced the launch of RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System™, a new, national patient safety initiative to...
19-Jun-2014 12:30 PM EDT

Three Accomplished Physicians Awarded ASTRO’s Highest Honor

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will award Mary K. Gospodarowicz, MD, FASTRO, Leonard L. Gunderson, MD, MS, FASTRO, and Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, FASTRO, with the Society’s highest honor—the ASTRO Gold Medal.
18-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

ASTRO and AAPM Announce RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System™ (RO-ILS™)

Together, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) will share details about RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System™, a new, national patient safety initiative to...
13-Jun-2014 3:20 PM EDT

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