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Renew or Join the American Brachytherapy Society

The Benefits of Belonging to ABS!

Joining the ABS offers radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists and other health care providers access to colleagues for networking, research updates, and annual continuing education in the many subspecialty areas of brachytherapy (GYN, prostate, breast). Membership also includes:

  • 300 in 10: our goal is to train 30 competent brachytherapists per year over the next 10 years through a multifaceted approach
  • Patient Outreach – Coming in January, Find a doctor by name, specialty, and location
  • Monthly webinars on cutting-edge topics
  • Miscellaneous Symposium Series – Brachytherapy: Everything, Everywhere, All at Once
  • Develop and promote standards of education in brachytherapy through our annual meeting and Schools
  • Support directly to market awareness campaigns highlighting the effectiveness of brachytherapy as part of the treatment course of many different types of cancer
  • Improve Radiation Oncology reimbursement services for patients and providers
  • Negotiate with CMS to advocate for fair payments for brachytherapy
  • Address medical events and quality assurance issues for practitioners by keeping members up-to-date on current regulations
  • Enhance and facilitate international learning experiences by networking and communicating with other brachytherapy societies around the world
  • Brachytherapy Journal: Regular and Associate members will receive an electronic subscription Brachytherapy, the official journal of the ABS — 6 issues per year
  • New and improved Monthly BrachyBlast, premiering in January 2023


Membership Type

Regular (Active) Member: $335

Associate Member: $125

First-Year Post Residency: $110

Resident: Free

Commercial: $500