Radiation Oncology – A Comprehensive Review

Oakstone Clinical Update

Enhance your knowledge and competency across the full spectrum of radiation oncology with this comprehensive review course while you earn valuable CME credits.

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Learn from Experts

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

Expand Your Skills

This learn-at-your-own-pace review in radiation oncology provides a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online or on disk, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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Quick Facts

Provider: Oakstone

Course Director:
Christopher G. Willet, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Credits: Earn a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

  • 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: Trials and PET-CT - David S. Yoo, MD, PhD
  • Head and Neck Tumors: HPV, Postop, Planning, Progression, Palliation - 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 Ryan Kelsey, MD
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Tumors: Esophagus, Stomach, Pancreas - Christopher G. Willett, MD
  • Liver Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy - Brian G. Czito, MD
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Tumors: Colon, Rectum, Anus - Manisha Palta, 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
  • Lymphomas: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Andrea Ng, MD
  • Lymphomas: Hodgkin Lymphoma and Myeloma/Plasmacytomas - Christopher Ryan Kelsey, MD
  • Gynecologic Tumors: Cervix and Vagina - Akila N. Viswanathan, MD, MPH
  • Gynecologic Tumors: Uterus and Vulva - Junzo P. Chino, MD
  • The Theory and Practice of Total Body Irradiation in Pediatric Radiation Therapy - Edward C. Halperin, MD, MA
  • Pediatric Malignancies I - Torunn I. Yock, MD, MCH
  • Pediatric Malignancies II - Torunn I. Yock, MD, MCH
  • Skin Cancer - Paul M. Busse, MD, PhD

Course Director

Christopher G. Willett, MD

  • Professor and Chairman
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Durham, NC

Speakers

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

Accreditation

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

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 26.25 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 30, 2016
Date Credits Expire: November 30, 2019
Estimated time to complete: 26.25 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be 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

Intended Audience

The program is intended for practicing radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents and fellows.

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