Miami Cancer Institute Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds – Brachytherapy: Going Above and Beyond
Dramatic advances have been made in brachytherapy for cervical cancer. Radiation treatment planning has evolved from two-dimensional to three-dimensional, incorporating magnetic resonance imaging and/or computed tomography into the treatment paradigm. During this conference Dr. Chang will explain why brachytherapy is used for cervical cancer.
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Radiation Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Oncology Surgeons and Radiologists
- Implement brachytherapy when treating patients with cervical cancer.
- Explain how 3D planning and interstitial brachytherapy improves outcomes for cervical cancer.
- Assess other applications for brachytherapy.
Albert Chang, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Albert Chang, M.D., faculty for this educational activity is a consultant for Boston Scientific, Palette Life Sciences, Histonics and BD Bioscience. He is on the speakers’ bureau with Elekta and Myovant Sciences. Dr. Chang has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
Michael Chuong, M.D., conference series director, has indicated that he is a researcher with ViewRay, Novocure and StrathPharma. He is on the speaker’s bureau with ViewRay, Elekta and Accuray. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.
*Ineligible companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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