Baptist Health International Conference Series: Radiation Oncology – Principles and Clinical Applications of Proton Therapy
Proton therapy allows a highly precise tumor volume irradiation with a low dose delivered to the healthy tissues. In this course, physicians will learn to identify the basic principles of proton therapy and how to accurately assess patients that are potential candidates for proton therapy.
General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Hospitalists, Nurses and all other interested healthcare professionals.
- Define the basic principles of proton therapy.
- Summarize the evolution of proton therapy from it’s original development to current modality, known as pencil beam scanning technique (PBS).
- Assess the classic indications of proton therapy as well as more recent applications utilizing improved delivery technique.
- Explain published data results in various disease sites and ongoing studies.
Marcio Fagundes, MD
Medical Director – Radiation Oncology Department
Miami Cancer Institute
Marcio Fagundes, M.D. has indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships and his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance