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Title: International Outreach: What Is the Responsibility of ASTRO and the Major International Radiation Oncology Societies?

In this era of globalization and rapid advances in radiation oncology worldwide, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is committed to help decrease profound regional disparities through the work of the International Education Subcommittee (IES). The IES has expanded its base, reach, and activities to foster educational advances through a variety of educational methods with broad scope, in addition to committing to the advancement of radiation oncology care for cancer patients around the world, through close collaboration with our sister radiation oncology societies and other educational, governmental, and organizational groups.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5] ;  [6] ;  [7] ;  [8] ;  [9] ;  [1] ;  [10]
  1. Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington (United States)
  2. Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York (United States)
  3. Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas (United States)
  4. Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States)
  5. St. Luke's Cancer Institute, Kansas City, Missouri (United States)
  6. Innovative Cancer Institute, Miami, Florida (United States)
  7. Department of Radiation Oncology, St. Luke's Medical Center, Quezon City (Philippines)
  8. Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia (United States)
  9. Department of Radiation Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey (United States)
  10. Lynn Cancer Institute, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Boca Raton, Florida (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22420332
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics; Journal Volume: 89; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2014 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; EDUCATION; GLOBAL ASPECTS; GLOBALIZATION; NEOPLASMS; PATIENTS