Radiation Oncology – A Comprehensive Review

Oakstone Clinical Update (SA-CME)

This CME program details the latest developments and emerging trends in curative and palliative radiotherapy techniques, along with expert advice to optimize patient outcomes.

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Explore Key Topics

Featuring experts in the practice of Radiation Oncology, this CME program focuses on core concepts and emerging trends. Radiation Oncology – A Comprehensive Review includes case-based lectures on topics like proton radiation therapy in adults, radiation therapy for prostate cancer, spine stereotactic body radiation therapy, soft tissue sarcomas, skin cancer, and more. It will help you to better:

  • Recognize the importance of clinical evaluation of cancer patients during various treatment phases
  • Outline effective curative and palliative treatment goals
  • Explain the potential outcomes of combining immunotherapy and radiation therapy
  • Discuss the efficacy of stereotactic body radiation for spinal tumors
  • Evaluate and overcome challenges encountered in radiation oncology

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Radiation Oncology – A Comprehensive Review provides a maximum of 29 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 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.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

  • Newer Modalities: Proton Radiation Therapy in Adults - Thomas F. Delaney, MD
  • New Modalities: Thermal Therapies and Nanotechnology - Mark W. Dewhirst, DVM, PhD, FASTRO
  • Imaging Applications in Radiation Therapy - Fang-Fang Yin, PhD
  • Practical Radiotherapy Management of Brain Metastases - Scott Floyd, MD, PhD
  • Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Adult Primary Brain Tumors - 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
  • Radiation Therapy for Upper GI Malignancies - Christopher G. Willett, MD
  • Liver Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Liver Metastases and Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Brian G. Czito, MD
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Tumors: Colon, Rectum, Anus - Manisha Palta, MD
  • Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer - W. Robert Lee, MD, MS, MEd, FASTRO, FABS
  • Treatment for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer - Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH
  • Evidence Based Management of Testicular, Renal, and Penile Cancers - Jason A. Efstathiou, MD, Dphil
  • Radiotherapy in Breast Cancer: Decision-Making after Mastectomy and Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy - Janet K. Horton, MD
  • Radiotherapy in Breast Cancer: Decision-Making After Breast Conservation - Rachel C. Blitzblau, MD, PhD
  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas - David G. Kirsch, MD, PhD
  • Lymphomas: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Andrea K. Ng, MD, MPH
  • Hematologic Malignancies Hodgkin Lymphoma and Plasma Cell Neoplasms - Christopher Ryan Kelsey, MD
  • Gynecologic Tumors: Cervix and Vagina - Akila N. Viswanathan, MD, MPH
  • Gynecologic Tumors: Uterus and Vulva - Junzo P. Chino, MD
  • The Experimental and Historical Development of Total Body Irradiation for Bone Marrow Transplantation - Edward C. Halperin, MD, MA
  • Pediatric Malignancies I - CNS Tumors - Torunn I. Yock, MD, MCH
  • Pediatric Malignancies II - Non-CNS Tumors - Torunn I. Yock, MD, MCH
  • Skin Cancer - Paul M. Busse, MD, PhD
  • Immunotherapy and Radiation Therapy - Yvonne Mowery, MD, PhD
  • Spine Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy - Jordan Torok, MD

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

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

Thomas F. DeLaney, MD

  • Andrew Soriano Professor of Radiation Oncology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Associate 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, FAAAS, FASTRO

  • Gustavo S. Montana Professor of Radiation Oncology
  • Professor of Pathology and Biomedical Engineering
  • Associate 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

Scott Floyd, MD, PhD

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

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

  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Durham, NC

 

John P. Kirkpatrick, MD, PhD

  • Professor & Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology
  • Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Duke Cancer Institute
  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Durham, NC

David G. Kirsch, MD, PhD

  • Barbara Levine University Professor
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Department of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
  • Duke Medical Center
  • Durham, NC

W. Robert Lee, MD, MS, MEd, FASTRO, FABS

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

Yvonne Mowery, MD, PhD

  • Butler Harris Assistant Professor
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Duke Cancer Institute
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Durham, NC

Andrea K. Ng, MD, MPH

  • 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

  • Professor, Residency Program Director
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Chief, Radiation Oncology
  • Durham VA Medical Center
  • Durham, NC

Jordan Torok, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Duke University 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

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 29 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, 2018
Date Credits Expire: November 15, 2021
Estimated time to complete: 29 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 the physical exam, history, relevant diagnostic studies, and communication with the referring and other physicians involved
  • Formulate effective curative and 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
  • Describe the potential outcomes of combination therapy of radiotherapy and immunotherapy
  • Discuss the efficacy of stereotactic body radiation for spinal tumors

Intended Audience

The activity was planned for Radiation Oncologists in practice, Radiation Oncology Residents and Fellows.