Radiation Oncology

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Web Resources

Below is a list of online resources you may find helpful for learning about radiation oncology and the various treatments and support networks available.

American Brachytherapy Society (ABS)
www.americanbrachytherapy.org
The mission of the ABS is to benefit patients by providing information directly to the consumer, by promoting the highest possible standards of practice of brachytherapy, and to benefit health care professionals by encouraging improved and continuing education for radiation oncologists.

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
www.asco.org
ASCO is a professional oncology society committed to conquering cancer through research, education, prevention, and delivery of high-quality patient care.

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
www.astro.org
ASTRO’s mission is to advance the practice of radiation oncology by promoting excellence in patient care, providing opportunities for educational and professional development, promoting research and disseminating research results and representing radiation oncology in a rapidly evolving health care environment.

Cancer Lifeline
www.cancerlifeline.org
Cancer Lifeline provides emotional support, resources, educational classes, and exercise programs to support people with cancer.
 
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training.

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
www.rsna.org
The RSNA is a professional association dedicated to promoting excellence in patient care and health care delivery through education, research, and technologic innovation.