March 19, 2020

COVID-19 and Radiation Oncology

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Thomas Eichler, MD, FASTRO discusses the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on radiation oncology clinics, providers, and patients. This podcast includes answers to some of the most frequently asked questions by ASTRO members regarding how to manage patient care, staffing concerns, and more. This information was compiled by a workgroup comprised of volunteers from academic and community cancer centers. The FAQs are available on the ASTRO website’s Daily Practice page with supporting evidence and sources linked. The ASTRO journals are also publishing papers related to COVID-19 and radiation oncology which are available as part of ASTRO’s COVID-19 resources. Please note this information is intended as guidance only and is not medical or legal advice and is not intended to be used for diagnosis or treatment of individual conditions.