MCI Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds- Cardiac Effects of Breast Cancer Radiotherapy

Miami, FL US
February 14, 2020

Cardiac toxicity has been implicated as the primary reason for excess non-breast cancer mortality in early breast cancer radiotherapy studies. Refinements in radiotherapy techniques have allowed for a considerable reduction of this risk in the majority of breast cancer patients.

During this conference Dr. Correa will discuss the importance of background cardiac irradiation from breast cancer radiotherapy. 
 

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

  • Summarize the background and importance of incidental cardiac irradiation from breast cancer radiotherapy. 
  • Apply evidence of cardiac risk by radiation dose and optimal cardiac dose-volume limits. 
  • Implement cardiac-sparing radiotherapy techniques.  
 

 

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: 
01/03/2020
Course expires: 
08/22/2020
Event starts: 
02/14/2020 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/14/2020 - 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

Candace Correa, M.D. 
Medical Director
Radiation Oncology 
Unity Point Health
Normal, Illinois

Candace Correa, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.
 

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/03/2020
Course expires: 
08/22/2020
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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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