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November 1, Issue Highlights Podcast

9/18/2019
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November 1, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:13:27

End of Life Care: Perspectives from Medical and Radiation Oncologists

9/16/2019
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Dr. Tim Kruser, corresponding author of "Radiation Oncologists' Role in End-of-Life Care: A Perspective From Medical Oncologists," talks about the methods of the study, the value of qualitative data, and how challenging results can be used to improve the situation for patients. Dr. Louis Potters, one of the authors of a commentary written in reply addresses some of his concerns about how medical oncologists perceive radiation oncologists, as well as how to move forward as a specialty with...

Duration:00:21:57

Payment Policy, Model Policy, and Procedure Codes

9/4/2019
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ASTRO Health Policy Analyst Jessica Adams interviews Dr. Michael Roach and Dr. Najeeb Mohideen about their payment policy articles in the July 15 edition. Learn more about payment policy and how procedure codes are developed.

Duration:00:13:14

October 1, Issue Highlights Podcast

9/4/2019
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October 1, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:12:48

Narrative Oncology, "Abscopal Outcomes: Reflections on Distant Effects"

8/21/2019
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Narrative Oncology editor Ben Corn, MD interviews Frank Meyskens, Jr., MD, FACP, author of the recently published poem "Abscopal Outcomes: Reflections on Distant Effects." Dr. Corn initiates uplifting discussion on restoring hopefulness in everyday interactions with patients and colleagues in the field of radiation oncology. Dr. Meyskens also discusses the importance of the arts in medicine, how he got started with poetry, and one of the patients that impacted him most. Music by D. Tegbaru,...

Duration:00:19:59

September 1, Issue Highlights Podcast

8/16/2019
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September 1, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:11:42

August 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

7/23/2019
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August 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:36:44

Everything Happens for a Reason

7/23/2019
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Anthony D'Amico, MD, PhD, FASTRO shares a recording of a moving story that he recounted to students at Harvard Medical School who are also enrolled in his Tae Kwon Do class. Music by D. Tegbaru, used with permission.

Duration:00:09:20

July 15, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

6/19/2019
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July 15, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:17:13

July 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

5/30/2019
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July 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:10:59

June 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

5/2/2019
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June 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:12:13

May 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

4/8/2019
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May 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:11:39

New Podcast Available on Prior Authorization for Proton Beam Therapy

3/21/2019
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In the first podcast in a series on prior authorization, ASTRO Health Policy Analyst Jessica Adams interviews Dr. Apar Gupta, MD, MBA, lead author of a paper recently accepted in the Red Journal. The study investigates prior authorization denial rates and associated treatment delays for proton beam therapy. The study also addresses possible predictors for denial and if denials aligned with the ASTRO model policy for proton beam therapy. Dr. Gupta provides perspective on how prior...

Duration:00:11:53

April 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

3/13/2019
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April 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:13:09

Machine Learning and Dose Patterns that Influence Xerostomia

2/25/2019
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Todd McNutt, Ph. D, author of an article recently published in Advances, shares the process and results of using machine learning methods to identify dose patterns that predict for xerostomia in head and neck cancer patients. Dr. McNutt identifies the advantages and challenges inherent in utilizing this newer method rather than more traditional predictors. Advances associate senior editor, Matthew Studenski, Ph. D provides perspective on the growing use of machine learning and AI in medical...

Duration:00:09:26

March 15, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

2/20/2019
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March 15, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:07:58

March 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

2/1/2019
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March 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:06:55

February 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

1/9/2019
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February 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:13:25

January 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

12/13/2018
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January 1, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:15:50

December 1, 2018, Issue Highlights Podcast

11/15/2018
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December 1, 2018, Issue Highlights Podcast

Duration:00:18:40