Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds: Proton Therapy for Esophageal Cancer

Miami, FL US
July 18, 2018

Proton Therapy for Esophageal Cancer delivers higher, more effective doses of radiation than traditional X-ray radiation therapy with great precision, significantly limiting radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue near the esophagus.  
Dr. Lin will discuss the importance of identifying patient selection for proton therapy.

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

  • Critically appraise the importance of precise and high quality radiotherapy in the management of esophageal cancer.
  • Identify the benefits of proton therapy and type of selection strategies to optimize the use of proton therapy in esophageal cancer.
 
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: 
05/19/2018
Course expires: 
07/27/2018
Event starts: 
07/18/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
07/18/2018 - 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

Steven H. Lin, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Steven H. Lin, M.D., Ph.D.,  indicated that he 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).

Grant/Research:   Genentech, Hitachi Chemical Diagnostic, Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, New River Labs, BeyondSpring Pharmaceuticals
Other Financial or Material Support:   AstraZeneca

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 Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/19/2018
Course expires: 
07/27/2018
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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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