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.
"Fast" Breast Irradiation – Opportunities and Unknowns of Whole and Partial Treatment Options
Practical Radiation Oncology executive editor Julia White, MD, hosts a conversation on the use of accelerated treatment schedules for post-lumpectomy breast cancer patients. Dr. White is joined by Melissa Mitchell, MD, PhD of MD Anderson Cancer Center and Frank Vicini, MD, of GenesisCare. Dr. Mitchell and Dr. Vicini discuss the frequency and criteria for use of accelerated treatment in their practices, the available data regarding efficacy, toxicity, and cosmesis outcomes, how these treatments align with , and what they think the future may hold for accelerated fractionation schedules.
PRO Editor Podcast – September 2021
Editor-in-Chief, Robert Amdur, MD, introduces the first PROshot article and highlights two topic discussions from the September/October issue of PRO focused on medical marijuana, Medical Marijuana for Cancer: Perspective from a Radiation Oncologist Credentialed to Certify in Pennsylvania and Medical Cannabis to Treat Symptoms from Head and Neck Radiotherapy
Issue Highlights October 1, 2021
The latest podcast by Anthony Zietman, MD, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics focuses on the recently published consensus statement from the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group Breast Cancer Subcommittee. Dr. Robert Mutter, MD, of the Mayo Clinic and first author of the consensus statement discusses the benefits and risks of proton therapy treatment for breast cancer, the evidence behind the subcommittee’s findings, and the possible role proton therapy may play in the treatment of common cancers as more data becomes available.
Issue Highlights September 1, 2021
The latest podcast by Anthony Zietman, MD, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics focuses on: Cardiac matters.
Radiation Therapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults
Practical Radiation Oncology executive editor Jeff Michalski, MD, hosts a conversation on the recently published ASTRO clinical practice guideline on radiation therapy for soft tissue sarcoma. Two of the authors of the guideline, Ashleigh Guadagnolo, MD, MPH of MD Anderson Cancer Center and Kilian Salerno, MD, of the National Cancer Institute, discuss the development process of the guideline and the evidence for the recommendations included. Matthew Spraker, MD, PhD of Washington University in St. Louis leads the discussion, asking the authors of the guideline about the use of bolus, pre-operative vs. post-operative radiation therapy, and the importance of multi-disciplinary collaborative decision making.
Issue Highlights August 1, 2021
The latest podcast by Anthony Zietman, MD, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics focuses on: Irradiation for COVID pneumonia (again), and some practical breast cancer issues.
Interesting and clever. Well done and interesting, a great addition to the print articles. Keep it up!