ASTRO Advocacy Day 2018: A Recap of This Year’s Events and Discussions

Dr. Brian Kavanagh at ASTRO Advocacy Day 2018

The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, widely known as ASTRO, is a worldwide organization with more than 10,000 members. These members are all healthcare professionals (nurses, physicians, therapists, biologists and more) who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapy.
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Virtual Reality: Continuing to Shape Radiology and the Medical Field

virtual reality and radiology
For many people, virtual reality is known for its connection to gaming and how it allows individuals to become immersed in a digital world completely different from what they already know.

But virtual reality has other uses that are important for a variety of fields. For instance, the technology is being utilized in the medical sector for numerous applications such as medical imaging, surgical accuracy and planning.

Let’s take a look at the history of the technology and also how it’s helping medical professionals and radiologists in their essential work.
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10+ Books Every Medical Professional Should Put on Their Reading List

books for medical professionals
Whether you are a medical professional who is looking for some new books to add to your shelves, or a radiologist who is searching for an interesting audio book to listen to during your commute to work, this list of 10+ books is a great resource for anyone in the healthcare industry.
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