2023 Annual Refresher Course - eContouring for Prostate Cancer

We will start with a brief review of anatomy in CT and MRI followed by a brief discussion of how to deliver a boost based on the FLAME trial. Then we will follow with a review of the postoperative contouring guidelines and the update to the pelvic lymph nodes contouring guidelines. We will then finish reviewing contours for previously assigned cases.

Target Audience

This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Apply changes in the contouring of pelvic lymph nodes based on the most recent contouring guidelines.
  • Contour volumes for patients undergoing radiation therapy in the postoperative setting.
  • Implement the use of MRI for contouring of volumes in patients with intact prostate cancer.


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Dayssy Diaz Pardo is employed by The Ohio State University and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.

The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, the Annual Refresher Course Planning Committee had control over the content of this activity.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education to physicians.

ASTRO is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology to provide SA-CME as part of Part II Maintenance of Certification.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


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Course Fees:

This eContouring course is included in your 2023 Annual Refresher Course registration.

No refunds, extensions, or substitutions will be made for those participants who, for any reason, have not completed the course by the end of the qualification date. The qualification date for each course is listed in the course catalog on the ASTRO website under availability.

The course and its materials will only be available on the ASTRO website for that 3 year period regardless of purchase date. At the expiration of the qualification, participants will no longer have access to the course or its materials. ASTRO reserves the right to remove a course before the end of its qualification period.


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