2024 Annual Refresher Course - eContouring for Head and Neck Cancer

This session will include an introduction covering common head and neck cancer subtypes. Basics of head and neck anatomy will be reviewed. Subsequently, we will transition to a case-based approach that will demonstrate target volume design for common head and neck tumor types.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe patterns of spread based on primary tumor location and develop appropriate CTVs to target potential microscopic disease.
  • Translate pathological findings into adjuvant target volumes in post-operative cases.
  • Develop dose painting strategies for common cases of head and neck cancer.


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Richard Baskt, MD, is employed by Mount Sinai Hospital.

The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, the 2024 ASTRO Annual Refresher Course Steering Committee had control over the content of this activity. All relevant relationships have been mitigated.

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. 


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Course Fees:

This eContouring course is included in your 2024 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 1 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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