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New ASTRO Clinical Practice Statement Updates Treatment Standard for Rectal Cancer

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently issued a new clinical practice statement, “Appropriate Customization of Radiation Therapy for Stage II and III Rectal Cancer: An ASTRO Clinical Practice Statement Using the RAND/UCLA...
21-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Greater Boston Area Breast Cancer Survivor, Volunteer Selected as ASTRO’s 2016 Survivor Circle Award Winner

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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has chosen Theresa A. Keresztes, a resident of Wellesley, Massachusetts, to receive the 2016 Survivor Circle Award.
19-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ASTRO Members Elect Five New Officers to Board of Directors

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Members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have elected five new officers to the Society’s Board of Directors, including President-elect, Secretary-Treasurer-elect, and Vice-chairs of three of ASTRO’s five councils (Clinical...
14-Jul-2016 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ASTRO Applauds Senate Finance Committee Examination of Self-Referral Law

The Chair of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Bruce D. Minsky, MD, FASTRO, issued the following statement supporting witness testimony from today’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, “Examining the Stark Law: Current Issues...
12-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ten New ASTRO Fellows Named in 10th Anniversary of FASTRO Designation

Ten distinguished members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have been named ASTRO Fellows, in the 10th anniversary year that the designation has been awarded.
7-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Brachytherapy Pioneer Haakon Ragde, MD, Chosen as ASTRO 2016 Honorary Member

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected Haakon Ragde, MD, as its 2016 Honorary Member, the highest honor ASTRO bestows on distinguished cancer researchers, scientists and leaders in disciplines other than radiation oncology,...
28-Jun-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovators and Leaders in the Field of Radiation Oncology Honored with ASTRO Gold Medal Awards

Three leaders in radiation oncology, including clinicians and researchers from Duke University, Massachusetts General Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, have been named recipients of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Gold...
16-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Research Projects in Radiation Oncology Invited for Radiation Oncology Institute Seed Funding Initiative

Researchers with novel ideas for high-risk, high-reward projects are encouraged to apply for the Radiation Oncology Institute’s (ROI) Innovative Projects in Radiation Oncology program, which will award grants of up to $50,000 to multiple projects...
31-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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