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HONcode status The health Website
RT Answers
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:RT Answers
Web address:http://www.rtanswers.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct497882
Date of initial review: 06 Nov 2009
Validity of certificate08 Nov 2011 - Nov 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Medical Advisors

Joseph H. Barthold, M.D.
South Suburban Oncology Center
Quincy, Mass.

Maria Arsyl De Jesus , M.D.
New York Oncology Hematology
Amsterdam, N.Y.

Jennifer F. De Los Santos, M.D.
University of Alabama
Birmingham, Ala.

Phillip M. Devlin, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston

Tomas Dvorak , M.D.
Tufts New England Medical Center
Boston

Eduardo Fernandez, M.D.
21st Century Oncology
Plant...
  (08 Nov 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
To help you and your family better understand the treatment options, members of ASTRO, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, created this Web site to explain to patients, their families and the public how doctor called radiation oncologists use radiation therapy to treat cancer safely and effectively
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Audience:
explain to patients, their families and the public
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Purpose of the website
this material is informational only and should not be used in place of advice from a medical professional.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Medical Advisors

Joseph H. Barthold, M.D.
South Suburban Oncology Center
Quincy, Mass.

Maria Arsyl De Jesus , M.D.
New York Oncology Hematology
Amsterdam, N.Y.

Jennifer F. De Los Santos, M.D.
University of Alabama
Birmingham, Ala.

Phillip M. Devlin, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston

Tomas Dvorak , M.D.
Tufts New England Medical Center
Boston

Eduardo Fernandez, M.D.
21st Century Oncology
Plant...
  (08 Nov 2011) - Link

Last Modified: 6/1/2010 10:44 AM
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact Us
Address

RT Answers - Answers to Your Radiation Therapy Questions
American Society for Radiation Oncology
8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone

Phone: 703-502-1550 | Toll Free: 1-800-962-7876
Fax: 703-502-7852
Online

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Funding for this site is provided by ASTRO in conjunction with our Partners in Public Awareness Task Force.
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8. Advertising policy
We do not accept any paid advertising.
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