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Radiation Oncologists Meet with Members of Congress to Advocate for Sustained Increases to Cancer Research Funding

Radiation oncologists from across the United States convened on Capitol Hill yesterday to encourage members of Congress to invest in cancer research with sustainable and predictable funding and to protect patients’ access to high quality cancer...
25-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ASTRO Annual Meeting to Feature Cutting-Edge Cancer Research and Keynotes From Experts in Health Care and Safety


Registration opens today for the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO) 58th Annual Meeting, which will feature a record number of abstracts on radiation oncology clinical trials and research and keynote addresses from former U.S....
19-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Samfund to Receive ASTRO Survivor Circle Grant

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected The Samfund, a Boston-based cancer organization, to receive one of two ASTRO 2016 Survivor Circle Grants.
18-May-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Boston Cancer Support to Receive ASTRO Survivor Circle Grant

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected a Boston-based organization, Boston Cancer Support, to receive one of two 2016 ASTRO Survivor Circle grants.
12-May-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ASTRO Supports “Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act” to Propel Payment Reform and Protect Patients

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and radiation oncologists nationwide hailed today’s introduction on Capitol Hill of federal legislation that would drive alternative payment models, protect patients and reduce Medicare costs by...
28-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Radiation Oncology Institute Offers $200,000 in Grants to Support Big Data Research on Quality Improvement in Radiation Therapy

The Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI) encourages researchers to apply for competitive grants totaling $200,000 over two years for projects that leverage the unique opportunities afforded by advances in “big data” analytics in radiation oncology.
27-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Red Journal’s May 2016 Edition Features Special Focus on Particle Therapy

The International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics’ (Red Journal) May edition is a special issue focused entirely on particle therapy. It will feature papers showcasing the “best available evidence” on the value of...
12-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More Guidelines, Uniformity in Radiation Decision-Making and Field Design Needed Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy, Surgery in Breast Cancer

Wide variability exists in radiation treatment decisions following neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) and surgery for breast cancer, according to a review of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Z1071, a prospective trial. ACOSOG is...
7-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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