Proton Therapy for Pediatric Brain and Skull Base Tumors
This course will discuss the value proposition of proton therapy to precisely target a tumor and minimize the effects of radiation dose in uninvolved healthy tissue.
Pediatricians, Pediatric Oncologists, Hematologists/Oncologists, Pediatric General Internists, Family Physicians, Neonatologists and Emergency Department Physicians.
- Discuss the incidence of specific late adverse effects on children treated with radiation therapy.
- Examine the dosimetric and clinical evidence supporting the use of proton therapy in children.
- Implement strategies that mitigate the adverse effects of radiotherapy-related toxicities impacting quality of life and overall functional status for pediatric survivors.
Matthew D. Hall, M.D., MBA
Lead Pediatric Radiation Oncologist
Miami Cancer Institute
Matthew D. Hall, M.D., MBA, has 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 or discussion.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no 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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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