MCI Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds – Proton Therapy and Breast Cancer

Miami, FL US
February 4, 2019

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy of females in the United States.  Proton therapy may improve the therapeutic ratio by minimizing exposure to the surrounding normal tissue. During this lecture Dr. Cahlon will describe the rationale for proton therapy for breast cancer and review the published clinical data on proton therapy in breast cancer.  

Target Audience

Radiation Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Oncology Surgeons and Radiologists

NOTE: Due to limited space, this conference is open to Baptist Health affiliated Medical Staff and Clinical Employees.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the rationale for proton therapy for breast cancer. 
  • Assess patient’s treatment plan and determine who would benefit the most from proton therapy. 
  • Explain the study design and status of the Radiotherapy Comparative Effectiveness Consortium Trial (RADCOMP trial).
 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 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
Course opens: 
12/29/2018
Course expires: 
02/22/2019
Event starts: 
02/04/2019 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/04/2019 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
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Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Radiation Oncology Conference Room 1 N 510
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Oren Cahlon, M.D. 
Associate Deputy Physician-in –Chief
Regional Care Network
Vice Chair 
Department of Radiation 
Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering

Oren Cahlon, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).
 

Michael Chuong, M.D.
Conference Director

Dr. Chuong is a consultant with QuantiaMD.  He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his discussions.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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 #20-621028, 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 Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/29/2018
Course expires: 
02/22/2019
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NOTE: Due to limited space, this conference is open to Baptist Health affiliated Medical Staff and Clinical Employees.

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