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  • clinical
  • 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. (cision.com)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology
  • Medical specialty society outlines principles of patient-centered health care reform and emphasizes importance of protecting patient populations 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 coverage and care. (cision.com)
  • neuro-oncology
  • 30 , 44 , 52 All of these improvements have led to a redefinition of the primary goal of care in neuro- oncology , with the aim of preserving neurological function and ultimately offering the patient a better quality of life. (thejns.org)
  • The complexities in neuro- oncology stem from many sources. (thejns.org)
  • Treatment outcome of patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme: a retrospective multicenter analysis," Journal of Neuro-Oncology , vol. 135, no. 1, pp. 183-192, 2017. (hindawi.com)
  • SBRT
  • Patients with liver metastases treated with SBRT were identified in the RSSearch┬« Patient Registry. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In a large, multi-institutional series of patients with liver metastasis treated with SBRT, reasonable LC and OS was observed. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Our dedicated SBRT workgroup, comprising radiation oncologists, radiation physicists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists, works continuously to assure excellence in safety and quality of the SBRT process, and patient-centered care, and implement the newest techniques. (uw.edu)
  • Our UW Radiation Oncology faculty serve as frequent invited speakers, lecturers and give teaching and instructional courses in SBRT in our region and at the major international and national conferences and symposia. (uw.edu)
  • tumor
  • The resultant NETs are found predominantly within lungs where they contribute to the colonization of circulating tumor cells leading to pulmonary metastases. (nature.com)
  • Brain metastases are the most common malignant adult CNS tumor. (springermedizin.at)
  • Choosing how to treat brain metastases, must take into consideration patients and disease parameters (the primary tumor, age and performance status, systemic and brain tumor burden), and the potential risks and benefits of a treatment tool emphasising QOL considerations. (springermedizin.at)
  • therapies
  • ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, with more than 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologists, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other health care professionals that specialize in treating patients with radiation therapies. (cision.com)