The Role of Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer: A Review for the Non-oncologist Physician
Radiation oncologist Maria-Amelia Rodrigues, M.D., explains the role of radiation therapy in breast cancer care, patient selection and what a patient can expect from treatment regimens.
Original Release Date: December 2016
Review Date: December 2021, September 2023
Family Medicine Physicians, Ob/Gyns, Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Medical Students, Residents, Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers and Laboratory Personnel.
- Explain the role of radiation therapy in breast cancer management.
Maria-Amelia Rodrigues, M.D.
Baptist Health Medical Group Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute
Maria-Amelia Rodrigues, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*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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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material 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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
- 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy