2020 Best of ASTRO onDemand Patient Advocacy

The 2020 Best of ASTRO meeting provided a review of the most relevant, highly-rated abstracts from the 2020 Annual Meeting that highlight recent technological advances and illustrate the importance of the clinical and non-clinical skills needed to provide patients with the full benefit of radiation oncology. The program encompassed specific disease sites including breast, central nervous system, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecologic, head and neck, hematological and lung cancers. Other areas such as palliative care, patient safety, biology, and physics will also be part of the program.

You may view your Certificate of Attendance at the end of the course.

Target Audience

The 2020 Best of ASTRO onDemand Patient Advocacy course is available for radiation oncology patients.

The course is designed to meet the interests of practicing radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, medical and clinical physicists, surgeons, physicists, nurses, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, radiation therapists, radiation dosimetrists, and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to do the following:

  1. Describe the most current data guiding cancer management decisions.
  2. Utilize the most up-to-date radiation technology and approaches appropriately to improve patient care.
  3. Implement quality and safety measures in the delivery of radiation therapy.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.25 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
02/11/2021
Course expires: 
02/10/2023
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

The following individuals had control of content of this activity. All relevant relationships have been mitigated.

2020 Best of ASTRO Course

MemberEmploymentCompensation/Remuneration/ FundingLeadership PositionsOwnership or Investment Interests

Suzanne Evans, MD

Yale University: Associate Professor

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Randall Kimple, MD, PhD

University of Wisconsin: Associate Professor

Galera therapeutics: Advisory board

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Rachel Blitzblau, MD, Phd

Duke University: Associate Professor

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Jona Hattangadi-Gluth, MD

University of California: Associate Professor

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Daniel Chang, MD

Stanford University: Professor

Varian Medical Systems: Honoraria, Research Grants, Travel Expenses

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Viewray: Stock

Gerard Morton, MD

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre: Radiation Oncologist

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Jyoti Mayadev, MD

University of California: Associate Professor

Astra Zeneca: Consultant

GOG Foundation: Member

NRG Oncology: Cervical Cancer Co-Chair

AstraZeneca: Consultant

Varian Medical Systems: Consultant: Relationship ended

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John Plastaras, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania: Associate Professor

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Andreas Rimner, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterAssociate Attending

Pfizer: Research Grants

Cybrexa:  Advisory Board

Varian Medical Systems: Research Grants

Boehringer Ingelheim: Research Grants

AstraZeneca:  Research Grants, Advisory Board

Merck: Research Grants, Advisory Board

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Joshua Jones, MD

University of Pennsylvania: Assistant Professor

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Eric Ford, PhD

University of Washington: Professor

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Lei Dong, PhD

University of Pennsylvania: Director of Medical Physics

Varian Medical Systems: Speaker's Bureau

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Varian Medical Systems: Patent/License fees/Copyright

Alexander Lin, MD

University of Pennsylvania: Associate Professor

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Associate Professor

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Available Credit

  • 10.25 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Price

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