MCI Multispecialty Grand Rounds: Protons for Prostate Cancer – Collaborative Models for Technology Assessment and Utilization
The prostate is a biologic structure found only in males. It is a walnut-shaped organ that increases in size as one ages.
During this conference, Dr. Efstathiou will review the history, physics/dosimetry and clinical potential of proton therapy, including prostate cancer.
|Live- MCI – Tumor Board Room - 3N110|
Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Patient Navigators and all other interested healthcare professionals.
- Assess the current state, challenges, and future possibilities of rigorous clinical data generation (including patient-reported outcomes) in the comparison of protons vs. photons, including for prostate cancer.
- Implement national guidelines regarding utilization of proton therapy and how adherence applies to national practice, including for prostate cancer.
Jason A. Efstathiou, M.D., D.Phil.
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Director, Genitourinary Division
Department of Radiation Oncology
Clinical Co-Director, Bertucci Center for GU Cancers
Massachusetts General Hospital
Jason A. Efstathiou, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for Blue Earth Diagnostics, Taris Biomedical, Boston Scientific and AstraZeneca. He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-680158, by the Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nursing, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Chaplains. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
NOTE: Due to limited space, this conference is open to Baptist Health affiliated Medical Staff and Clinical Employees.
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