Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds: The Evolving Role of Proton Therapy for Thoracic Malignancies

Miami, FL US
January 31, 2018

Proton therapy for thoracic cancers can often spare more nearby critical structures than intensity modulated photon radiation therapy.  During this conference physicians will understand the rationale and potential benefits of proton therapy for thoracic malignancies.

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 potential benefits of proton therapy for thoracic malignancies.
  • Explain the outcomes and toxicity of patients treated with proton therapy for thoracic malignancies.
  • Describe the role of proton re-irradiate in the management of patients with disease recurrence.
 
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 Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
12/20/2017
Course expires: 
03/24/2018
Event starts: 
01/31/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
01/31/2018 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
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Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Radiation Oncology Conference Room
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Charles B. Simone, II, MD
Medical Director, Maryland Proton Treatment Center
Fellowship Director, Advanced Radiation Modalities Fellowship
Director, Stereotactic Radiation Therapy Program
Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Maryland Medical Center

Charles B. Simone II, 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. Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
Dr. Chuong is a consultant with QuantiaMD.  He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his discussions.

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 Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/20/2017
Course expires: 
03/24/2018
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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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