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What Will Your Legacy to Radiation Oncology Be?
Making a legacy gift to the Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI), ASTRO’s Research Foundation, is a way for you to “give back” to your profession. You can plant a seed that will grow to support research that improves patient outcomes and enhances radiation oncology practice into the future.

Pandemic Health Care Worker and Parent: Considerate Teamwork Vital to Enduring

As health care providers pre-pandemic, we were all far too familiar with the 10-hour clinic days, parade of administrative documents, barrage of medical calls/emails/texts/pages inevitably delivered during “unplugged time” and the emergencies that pop up at 5:00 p.m. on a Friday. 

Past Recipient of Minority Summer Fellowship Award Shares her Experience
Going into medical school, I knew that treating cancer was what I was called to do. With my eyes set on oncology, I was aware that there were still options when it came to choosing a specialty. There was surgical oncology, medical oncology and radiation oncology. What road would I choose in the end?