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ASTRO comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding their proposed radiation oncology alternative payment model

In response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) request for comment on their proposed advanced alternative payment model (APM) for radiation oncology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) submitted comments and...
17-Sep-2019 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ASTRO statement on consideration of Stephen Hahn for Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration

Based on news reports indicating that radiation oncologist Stephen Hahn, MD, FASTRO, Chief Medical Executive of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, is being considered for Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
6-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New guideline clarifies role of radiation therapy in pancreatic cancer treatment

A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides recommendations on the use of radiation therapy to treat patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer
4-Sep-2019 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Radiation oncology research and clinical trial results to be featured at ASTRO’s Annual Meeting in Chicago

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced today the top-rated studies to be highlighted in the press program for the 2019 ASTRO Annual Meeting. Researchers will present their findings in three news briefings being held September...
29-Aug-2019 7:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Leaders in radiation oncology awarded ASTRO Fellow designation

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 26 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellow (FASTRO) designation. The 2019 class of Fellows will be recognized in September during ASTRO’s 61st Annual Meeting in Chicago.
8-Aug-2019 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Laura Dawson, MD, FASTRO, chosen as American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) President-elect

The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have elected four new officers to ASTRO’s Board of Directors. Laura Dawson, MD, FASTRO, will begin her term as President-elect in September during ASTRO’s 61st Annual Meeting in...
24-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Proposed Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model to Test New Approach to Cancer Treatment Payments

In response to today’s announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to propose an advanced alternative payment model (APM) for radiation oncology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued the following...
10-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) to host Annual Meeting in Chicago, September 15-18

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its 61st Annual Meeting at McCormick Place in Chicago, September 15-18, 2019. The meeting will feature updates on clinical trials, cancer research and new approaches that involve...
20-Jun-2019 7:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is the world's largest radiation oncology society, with more than 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologists, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other health care professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapies. As the leading organization in radiation oncology, the Society is dedicated to improving patient care through professional education and training, support for clinical practice and health policy standards, advancement of science and research, and advocacy. ASTRO publishes three medical journals, International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics, Practical Radiation Oncology, and Advances in Radiation Oncology; developed and maintains an extensive patient website, RT Answers; and created the Radiation Oncology Institute, a nonprofit foundation to support research and education efforts around the world that enhance and confirm the critical role of radiation therapy in improving cancer treatment.

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