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Oakstone CME Comprehensive Review of Radiation Oncology

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Radiation Oncology CME from the Experts

Comprehensive Review of Radiation Oncology consists of 30 one-hour lectures spanning a wide range of radiation therapy treatments that require a complex set of processes: diagnosis, consultation, simulation, contouring target volumes and normal tissue structures, treatment planning, chart review, treatment delivery, quality assurance, and patient follow-up. Authoritative and clinically experienced faculty guide you to more efficient, safer, and higher quality care for each patient. This online CME program will help you to better:

  • Describe delivery speed and dose rates of FLASH radiation therapy
  • List head and neck tumors for which radiotherapy is beneficial
  • Compare radiotherapy for brain metastases and primary brain tumors
  • Summarize differences in therapy for non-small versus small cell lung tumor
  • Discuss therapy for upper and lower GI malignancies
  • Contrast decision making involved in therapy after mastectomy and after breast conservation

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Define the initial clinical evaluation of a cancer patient – using the physical exam, history, relevant diagnostic studies, and communication with the referring and other physicians involved
  • Describe the delivery speed and dose rates of FLASH radiation therapy
  • List the head and neck tumors for which radiotherapy is beneficial
  • Compare radiotherapy for brain metastases with radiotherapy for primary brain tumors
  • Summarize the differences in radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer
  • Discuss radiation therapy for upper and lower gastrointestinal malignancies
  • Contrast the decision making involved in radiation therapy after mastectomy and after breast conservation
  • Explain effective treatment delivery for gynecological tumors
  • Differentiate the treatment planning required for Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Compare the doses and beams of various intensities used in stereotactic body radiation therapy used for primary and metastatic gastrointestinal tumors and spinal tumors

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for radiation oncologists in practice, radiation oncology residents and fellows.

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