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Cancer Researchers to Convene for Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium in March

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The 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), will feature advances in...
16-Feb-2017 8:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Radiation Therapy Continues to Be Gold Standard for Palliative Care of Painful Bone Metastases

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently published an updated clinical guideline that underscores the safety and effectiveness of palliative radiation therapy (RT) for treating painful bone metastases.
14-Feb-2017 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

ASTRO Urges Lawmakers to Maintain Health Care Access for Vulnerable Patients

As the new Congress and administration wrestle with policy decisions on the provision of high quality, affordable health coverage, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) urges policymakers to prioritize reforms that avoid disruption in...
2-Feb-2017 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

ASTRO Supports Nomination of Dr. David Shulkin to Lead Department of Veterans Affairs

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today expressed strong support for the nomination of David Shulkin, MD, as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
24-Jan-2017 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

ASTRO Applauds Nominations of Tom Price and Seema Verma to Top Federal Health Posts

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today expressed its support for the nominations of Tom Price, MD, as Health and Human Services (HHS) Department Secretary and Seema Verma as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...
29-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Updated ASTRO Guideline Expands Pool of Suitable Candidates for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today issued an updated clinical practice statement for accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) for early-stage breast cancer.
17-Nov-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Radiation Oncology Institute Announces Inaugural Publication Awards for Radiation Oncology Research

The Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI) invites researchers to submit their work for its inaugural publication awards, which will recognize studies focused on the comparative value of radiation therapy (RT) in an effort to improve cancer outcomes...
16-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ASTRO Leadership Visits White House to Participate in Vice President’s Cancer Moonshot Event

Leadership from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) participated in an event at the White House yesterday hosted by Vice President Joe Biden, who released a report outlining the Cancer Moonshot Initiative’s (CMI) progress to date...
18-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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