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Stay current with the latest studies in radiation oncology with free podcasts from the official journals of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). The International Journal of Radiation Oncology-Biology-Physics (the Red Journal) publishes the latest clinical research related to radiation oncology, radiation biology, medical physics, education, and health policy. The overarching mission of Practical Radiation Oncology is to improve the quality of radiation oncology practice through publication of official ASTRO guidelines and white papers, discussion and illustration of new techniques, evaluation of current practices, and publication of case reports. Advances in Radiation Oncology is a wide-ranging clinical research journal whose articles are free and open for all to read. Visit www.redjournal.org, www.practicalradonc.org, and www.advancesradonc.org to learn more about ASTRO's journals.

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Stay current with the latest studies in radiation oncology with free podcasts from the official journals of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). The International Journal of Radiation Oncology-Biology-Physics (the Red Journal) publishes the latest clinical research related to radiation oncology, radiation biology, medical physics, education, and health policy. The overarching mission of Practical Radiation Oncology is to improve the quality of radiation oncology practice through publication of official ASTRO guidelines and white papers, discussion and illustration of new techniques, evaluation of current practices, and publication of case reports. Advances in Radiation Oncology is a wide-ranging clinical research journal whose articles are free and open for all to read. Visit www.redjournal.org, www.practicalradonc.org, and www.advancesradonc.org to learn more about ASTRO's journals.

    Issue Highlights November 1, 2020

    Issue Highlights November 1, 2020

    Issue Highlights November 1, 2020

    • 10 min
    Reflections on Pandemics: Scientific and Personal Journeys from HIV to COVID-19

    Reflections on Pandemics: Scientific and Personal Journeys from HIV to COVID-19

    As part of the Red Journal’s special issue focused on COVID-19 and its impact on Radiation Oncology, the October 2020 Issue Highlights podcast has been produced in conjunction with the Virtual Visiting Professor Network. The podcast is hosted by Editor-in-Chief Anthony Zietman, MD, FASTRO and Deputy Editor Sue Yom, MD, PhD, and features guests Paul Volberding, MD, and Daphne Haas-Kogan, MD. Drs. Volberding and Haas-Kogan share their stories of working with patients with HIV, and reflect upon parallels to today's COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 57 min
    Chart Rounds and Peer Review

    Chart Rounds and Peer Review

    Wesley Talcott, MD, and Sue Evans, MD, MPH join PRO Senior Editor Bhisham Chera, MD, to discuss their article “A Blinded, Prospective Study of Error Detection During Physician Chart Rounds in Radiation Oncology .” The authors discuss their motivation for the study, how plan review and chart rounds can be more effective, and more. Also available in the September-October 2020 issue of PRO is an accompanying editorial by Dr. Chera, “Restructuring our approach to peer review: a critical need to improve the quality and safety of radiation therapy .” For those interested in expanding their peer review pool, see the new ASTRO Peer-to-Peer Match program, a user-driven platform that facilitates the establishment of relationships for the purpose of peer review of patient cases.

    • 20 min
    Radiation Oncology and the Immune Response

    Radiation Oncology and the Immune Response

    In conjunction with the special September issue of the Red Journal, Silvia Chiara Formenti, MD, FASTRO joins Editor-in-Chief Anthony Zietman, MD, FASTRO to discuss the latest developments in immunotherapy as they relates to radiation oncology, including checkpoint inhibitors, the abscopal effect, and how these changes could affect the future of the field.

    • 24 min
    Addressing Black Representation in the Physician Workforce

    Addressing Black Representation in the Physician Workforce

    The August 1st Red Journal podcast features a discussion of Black representation in radiation oncology. Guest panelists include Curtiland Deville, Jr., MD, of Johns Hopkins University; Iris Gibbs, MD, FACR, FASTRO, of Stanford University; Chelsea Pinnix, MD, PhD, of MD Anderson Cancer Center, and special guest Freeman Hrabowski III, PhD, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. This wide-ranging discussion about rationale and strategies related to diversity, representation and equity is moderated by Red Journal Deputy Editor Sue Yom, MD, PhD of the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Deville and Dr. Gibbs are the first and senior authors, respectively, on a recently published article in the Red Journal, "I Can't Breathe: The Continued, Disproportionate Exclusion of Black Physicians in the United States Radiation Oncology Workforce" and co-authors of "Why Racial Justice Matters in Radiation Oncology," an article recently published in Advances in Radiation Oncology.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Issue Highlights July 15, 2020

    Issue Highlights July 15, 2020

    Issue Highlights July 15, 2020

    • 12 min

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