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Comprehensive Review of Radiation Oncology

Comprehensive Review of Radiation Oncology

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Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

26.25 hours

Released

November 30, 2016

Expires

November 30, 2019

Maximum Credits

26.25 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider




This program is provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Producer

This program is produced by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

With the most relevant information in radiation oncology, this CME course focuses on topics such as organ system anatomy, new treatment modalities and challenges faced in radiation oncology. The program is intended for practicing radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents and fellows. Radiation Oncology — A Comprehensive Review will guide you in:

  • Understanding the importance of clinical evaluation of cancer patients during various treatment phases
  • Formulating effective curative and palliative treatment goals
  • Discovering the latest treatment options like thermal ablation, proton therapy and more
  • Prescribing and implementing radiation therapy while minimizing toxicity to patients
  • Evaluating and overcoming radiation oncology challenges

Intended Audience

Practicing radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents and fellows.

Educational Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Define the initial clinical evaluation of a cancer patient — using physical exam, history, relevant diagnostic studies, and communication with referring and other physicians involved
  • Formulate effective and curative palliative treatment goals
  • Describe and manage informed consent
  • Organize patient education
  • Apply treatment planning
  • Use clinically appropriate treatment aids
  • Formulate appropriate dosages
  • Discuss effective delivery of treatment
  • Perform patient evaluation during treatment
  • Perform follow-up evaluation of the patient

Topics and Speakers

Click here for a complete list of course topics and speakers.

Course Director

Christopher G. Willett, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Faculty

Rachel C. Blitzblau, MD, PhD
Butler Harris Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Paul M. Busse, MD, PhD
Clinical Director
Department of Radiation Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Junzo P. Chino, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Duke Cancer Institute
Durham, NC

Brian G. Czito, MD
Gary Hock and Lynn Proctor Associate Professor of
Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Thomas F. DeLaney, MD
Andres Soriano Professor of Radiation Oncology
Harvard Medical School
Radiation Oncologist
Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical Director
Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center
Co-Director, Center for Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Mark W. Dewhirst, DVM, PhD, FASTRO
Gustavo S. Montana Professor of Radiation Oncology
Associate Dean for Research Mentoring
Vice Director for Basic Science
Duke Cancer Institute
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Jason A. Efstathiou, MD, DPhil
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Genitourinary Division
Department of Radiation Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Edward C. Halperin, MD, MA
Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY
Touro College and University System
New York, NY

Janet K. Horton, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Christopher Ryan Kelsey, MD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Grace J. Kim, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

John P. Kirkpatrick, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Clinical Director
Radiation Oncology
Associate Professor of Surgery
Duke Cancer Institute and
The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

David G. Kirsch, MD
Barbara Levine University Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Department of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

W. Robert Lee, MD, MS, MEd
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Andrea Ng, MD
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Manisha Palta, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Joseph K. Salama, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Chief, Radiation Oncology Service
Durham VA Medical Center
Durham, NC

Akila N. Viswanathan, MD, MPH
Professor and Executive Vice Chair
Director of Gynecologic Radiation Oncology
Director, National Capital Region
Department of Radiation Oncology and
Molecular Radiation Services
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Christopher G. Willett, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Fang-Fang Yin, PhD
Professor and Director of Radiation Physics
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Torunn I. Yock, MD, MCH
Department of Radiation Oncology
Director, Pediatric Radiation Oncology
Quality Improvement Chair
Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

David S. Yoo, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Publishing Staff Disclosures

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Credit

26.25

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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