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Seven Physician-Researchers Awarded a Total of $675,000 in Grants for Radiation Oncology Research

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected seven leading physician-researchers to receive a total of $675,000 in awards and grants to advance radiation oncology research. Together, the seven funding grants, including ASTRO...
26-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Seventeen ASTRO Members Awarded Fellows Designation

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 17 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellows designation.
10-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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