ASTRO Journals Data Sharing Policy and Recommended Best Practices
This article in Advances in Radiation Oncology highlights the importance of transparency, openness and reproducibility of data which are important characteristics in scientific publishing. While many researchers embrace these characteristics, it is yet to become common practice. In response, ASTRO journals committed to a Data Policy and aims to raise awareness of best practices through various communication mediums, including a CME credited self-assessment activity with the goal of encouraging early participation and adoption. Data sharing has become an increasingly important topic among societies, publishers, researchers, patient advocates and funders, especially as it pertains to data from clinical trials.
Please visit https://www.advancesradonc.org/article/S2452-1094(19)30113-7/fulltext to read the related journal article online.
This activity is available from September 16, 2019, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on September 15, 2021.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, radiation therapists, radiation dosimetrists, nurses, surgeons, physicists, and radiation oncology residents.
- Define FAIR data principles.
- Explain ASTRO’s data sharing policy.
- Determine how to utilize the right data repository for your research.
- Write a data availability statement.
Dawit Tegbaru is employed by ASTRO and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
Anthony Zietman, MD, FASTRO is employed by Massachusetts General Hospital and Elsevier and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, the Journal CME Task Force and CME/MOC Committee had control over the content of this activity.
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