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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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    • 4.4 • 29 Ratings

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.

    Red Journal Podcast November 1, 2022

    Red Journal Podcast November 1, 2022

    Dr. Jeffrey Olsen, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Colorado and section editor of our gastrointestinal section, co-leads a discussion along with our Editor-in-Chief Editor-in-Chief Dr. Sue Yom hosts Dr. Sara Alcorn, Associate Editor and Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Minnesota, who first-authored this month’s Oncology Scan, Toxicity and Timing of Breast Radiotherapy with Overlapping Systemic Therapies and Dr. Jennifer Bellon, Section Editor for breast cancers. Director of Breast Radiation Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and first author of a Red Journal paper from May 2022 called Local Therapy Outcomes and Toxicity From the ATEMPT Trial (TBCRC 033), a Phase II Randomized Trial of Adjuvant T-DM1 vs. TH in Women With Stage I HER2 Positive Breast Cancer, as well as Dr. Jeffrey Cao, Provincial Breast Tumour Team Lead for Alberta Health Services and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, who supervised a new article in this month’s issue, Radiation Therapy With Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 4/6 Inhibitors: A Multi-institutional Safety and Toxicity Study.

    • 42 min
    PRO Editor Podcast – September 2022

    PRO Editor Podcast – September 2022

    Editor-in-Chief, Robert Amdur, MD, reviews a Topic Discussion paper from the September/October issue of PRO, "Variation in Routine Use of a 60-63 Gy Intermediate Dose CTV with Primary Radiotherapy for Mucosal Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck." This paper summarizes major published guidelines on the use of an intermediate risk target volume and the current practice of four clinicians that specialize in head and neck radiotherapy.

    • 14 min
    Radiation Therapy for Glioma: An ASTRO Clinical Practice Guideline

    Radiation Therapy for Glioma: An ASTRO Clinical Practice Guideline

    Practical Radiation Oncology associate section editor Debra Nana Yeboa, MD, of MD Anderson Cancer Center, hosts a conversation on ASTRO clinical practice guideline on radiation therapy for IDH-Mutant Grade 2 and Grade 3 Diffuse Glioma. Two of the guideline authors, Lia M. Halasz, MD, of University of Washington and Helen A. Shih, MD, MS, MPH, of Massachusetts General Hospital discuss the development process of the guideline and the evidence for the recommendations.

    • 13 min
    Red Journal Podcast October 1, 2022

    Red Journal Podcast October 1, 2022

    Dr. Jeffrey Olsen, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Colorado and section editor of our gastrointestinal section, co-leads a discussion along with our Editor-in-Chief Dr. Sue Yom, with Dr. Nima Nabavizadeh, Associate Professor of Radiation Medicine at the Oregon Health and Science University, the supervising author of "Low Utilization of External Beam Radiation Therapy for Patients With Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma: An Analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing Database" and Dr. Michael Buckstein, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, also an editor at the Red Journal and the lead author of "Combination Transarterial Chemoembolization and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Unresectable Single Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Results From a Prospective Phase 2 Trial." We discuss indications for EBRT/SBRT for hepatocellular carcinoma in the contemporary context of collaborating and competing liver-directed therapies.

    • 42 min
    PRO Editor Podcast – August 2022

    PRO Editor Podcast – August 2022

    Editor-in-Chief, Robert Amdur, MD, reviews two PRO papers that discuss the risk of serious esophageal damage from Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy to a vertebral body. One article is a Morbidity and Mortality Conference paper titled : “Esophageal Damage from Thoracic Spine SBRT” and the other is a Technical Report titled “Efficacy of an Esophageal Spacer for Spine Radiosurgery: First Experience”.
    Additional article: A Story of Hypofractionation and the Table on the Wall!

    • 13 min
    Red Journal Podcast September 1, 2022

    Red Journal Podcast September 1, 2022

    Reimbursement and Payment Models in Radiation Oncology. Our Editor-in-Chief Dr. Sue Yom hosts a discussion of reimbursement and the application of alternative payment models to radiation oncology. Guests are Dr. Brian Baumann, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Chief of the Genitourinary Service at Washington University in St. Louis, and Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. James Yu, Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Radiation Oncology at Columbia University, who specializes in genitourinary and brain malignancies and is an expert in population-based data and comparative effectiveness research. We discuss three articles, "Association of the Oncology Care Model with Value-Based Changes in Use of Radiation Therapy", "Decreases in Radiation Oncology Medicare Reimbursement over Time: Analysis by Billing Code", led by Dr. Baumann, and "The RO-APM: The Wrong Solution to the Wrong Problem", written by Dr. Yu. We review the recent history of payment models for radiation oncology and what this new research tells us about the ability of these models to affect the value or quality of radiation oncology care.

    • 38 min

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29 Ratings

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Thoughtful discussion & good range of topics

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Highly recommend

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