MCI Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds- The Burgeoning Role of Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer

Miami, FL US
February 28, 2020

Proton therapy is a unique type of radiation treatment that can precisely target and deliver high radiation doses to a tumor to kill cancerous cells. Proton therapy may be especially beneficial for breast cancer patients by minimizing damage to nearby tissue and critical organs such as the heart and lungs.

During this lecture Dr. Mutter will discuss the role of partial breast irradiation and help participants assess the rationale for proton therapy for 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

  • Assess the effectiveness of proton therapy for breast cancer. 
  • Illustrate and explain the impact of relative biological effectiveness (RBE) heterogeneity. 
  • Measure the impact of radiotherapy and proton therapy on immediate breast reconstruction.
 

 

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 Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
01/08/2020
Course expires: 
08/22/2020
Event starts: 
02/28/2020 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/28/2020 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
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Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Radiation Oncology Conference Room 1 N 612
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Robert W. Mutter, M.D. 
Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Breast Cancer Disease Site Leader
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minn.
 
Robert W. Mutter, M.D.,
has indicated he has no relevant financial relationships and his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.
 

Michael D. Chuong, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist
Baptist Health Quality Network
Baptist and South Miami Hospitals 
Miami, Florida

Dr. Chuong has indicated he has received grant/research support from AstraZeneca and ViewRay. He is on the speakers' bureau for Viewray, Accuray and Sirtex 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 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. 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 Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
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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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