Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds – The Role of Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Malignancies

Miami, FL US
September 14, 2018

Proton therapy allows for the effective treatment of complicated head and neck tumors, while minimizing the radiation dose to vital structures such as the eyes, mouth and brain. During this conference Dr. Dagan helps attendees understand the advanced radiotherapy techniques that have improved the therapeutic index in head and neck cancers.  

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 advanced therapy techniques improving the therapeutic index in head and neck cancers.
  • Explain the rationale for proton therapy in head and neck cancer.
  • Assess the dosimetric and clinical data for proton therapy in nasopharynx, sinonasal, oropharynx cancers as well as ipsilateral targets in head and neck cancers.
 
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: 
07/29/2018
Course expires: 
09/29/2018
Event starts: 
09/14/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
09/14/2018 - 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

Roi Dagan, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
UF Health Proton Therapy Institute
University of Florida
College of Medicine

Roi Dagan, 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 and Respiratory Care (personal growth). 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: 
07/29/2018
Course expires: 
09/29/2018
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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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