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Comprehensive Review of Radiation Oncology
Directed by Christopher G. Willett, MD

The Comprehensive Review of Radiation Oncology program provides current information regarding the clinical practice of radiation oncology.

This program covers clinical evaluation of patients (initial, during treatment, and during follow-up care), as well as establishing treatment goals and delivering treatment.
 
CREDITS Earn up to 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE November 15, 2014
CE EXPIRE November 15, 2017
ONLINE PRICE $1,095.00
(You will be redirected to Oakstone.com)
 

Description


This program provides up-to-date information regarding the clinical practice of radiation oncology, which is involved in the treatment of cancer as curative or palliative.  The program comprises 26 recorded 1-hour lectures accompanied by illustrative slides, presented by authoritative experts in the subspecialty areas of radiation oncology.  Covered will be clinical evaluation of patients (initial, during treatment, and during follow-up care) as well as establishing treatment goals and delivering treatment.  As the education will be provided at a convenient time, pace, and place, the learner will gain confidence to effectively treat cancer patients.
 
 

Intended Audience


  • Radiation oncologists in practice
  • Radiation oncology residents and fellows

 
 

Topics & Speakers


  • New Modalities – Protons
    Thomas F. DeLaney, MD

  • New Modalities – Thermal Ablation for Treatment of Liver and Bone Metastases
    Mark W. Dewhirst, DVM, PhD, FASTRO

  • Imaging
    Fang-Fang Yin, PhD

  • Central Nervous System Tumors:
    Brain Metastases
    Grace J. Kim, MD, PhD

  • Central Nervous System Tumors: Gliomas
    John P. Kirkpatrick, MD, PhD

  • Head and Neck Tumors: Clinical Trials
    David S. Yoo, MD, PhD

  • Head and Neck Tumors:
    Cases and Clinical Practice
    David S. Yoo, MD, PhD

  • Thoracic Tumors: Non-Small
    Cell Lung Cancer
    Joseph K. Salama, MD

  • Thoracic Tumors: Small Cell Lung Cancer
    and Pleural Mesothelioma
    Christopher R. Kelsey, MD

  • Gastrointestinal Tumors:
    Esophageal, Gastric, and Pancreatic
    Manisha Palta, MD

  • Liver Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
    Manisha Palta, MD

  • Gastrointestinal Tumors: Colorectal and Anal
    Brian G. Czito, MD

  • Genitourinary Tumors: Prostate
    W. Robert Lee, MD, MS, MEd
  • Genitourinary Tumors: Bladder and Ureter
    Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH
  • Genitourinary Tumors:
    Testis, Penis, and Kidney
    Jason A. Efstathiou, MD, DPhil

  • Breast Tumors: Post-Mastectomy Radiotherapy
    Janet K. Horton, MD

  • Breast Tumors: Breast Conservation Therapy
    Rachel C. Blitzblau, MD, PhD

  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas
    David G. Kirsch, MD, PhD

  • Lymphomas: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    Peter M. Mauch, MD

  • Lymphomas: Hodgkin Lymphoma
    and Myeloma/Plasmacytomas
    Christopher R. Kelsey, MD

  • Gynecologic Tumors: Cervical and Vaginal
    Akila N. Viswanathan, MD, MPH

  • Gynecologic Tumors: Uterine and Vulvar
    Junzo P. Chino, MD

  • Existential Challenges
    Facing Radiation Oncology
    Edward C. Halperin, MD, MA

  • Pediatric Malignancies I
    Torunn Yock, MD, MCH

  • Pediatric Malignancies II
    Torunn Yock, MD, MCH

  • Skin Cancer
    Paul M. Busse, MD, PhD

 
 

Faculty


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
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
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chapel Hill, NC

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

Brian G. Czito, MD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Duke Cancer Institute
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
Professor of Pathology and
Biomedical Engineering
Associate Dean for Faculty Mentoring
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

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

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

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

Christopher R. Kelsey, MD
Associate Professor
Duke Cancer Institute
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

 

 


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

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

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

W. Robert Lee, MD, MS, MEd
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC; Editor-in-Chief
Practical Radiation Oncology

Peter M. Mauch, MD
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Manisha Palta, MD
Assistant Professor
Duke Cancer Center
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
Director, Gynecologic Radiation Oncology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital /
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Fang-Fang Yin, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine
Department of Radiation Oncology
Durham, NC

Torunn Yock, MD, MCH
Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Radiation Oncology
Director, Pediatric Radiation Oncology
Quality Improvement Center
Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center
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


 
 

Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Define initial clinical evaluation of a patient, using physical exam, history, relevant diagnostic studies, and communication with referring and other physicians
  • Formulate treatment goals
  • Describe and manage informed consent
  • Arrange patient education
  • Apply treatment planning
  • Use clinically appropriate treatment aids
  • Formulate appropriate dosages
  • Discuss proper delivery of treatment
  • Perform patient evaluation during treatment
  • Perform follow-up evaluation of the patient

 
 

Accreditation


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

Designation


Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: November 15, 2014
Date Credits Expire: November 15, 2017

Estimated time to complete: 24 hours
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.