BOA2018 Head and Neck

This session will highlight findings from the 2018 Annual Meeting of ASTRO, focusing on the educational and scientific sessions. Pivotal changes in the field since the prior year, including integration of AJCC 8th edition staging and new contouring guidelines will be discussed. In addition, the top scoring and most influential abstracts from the 2018 Annual Meeting of ASTRO will be discussed. Finally, case scenarios will be discussed, to highlight integration of staging, multimodality treatment, contouring, and toxicity mitigation.

Target Audience

The meeting is designed to meet the interests of radiation oncologists.

Learning Objectives

  • Accurately stage head/neck cancers using AJCC 8th edition.
  • Design multimodality treatment plans for patients with head/neck cancer.
  • Discuss ongoing clinical trials and research findings presented at ASTRO 2018 regarding head/neck cancer.
     
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 SA-CME

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

    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This activity meets the American Board of Radiology's criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR's Maintenance of Certification program. Participation in this course in combination with the successful completion of the corresponding assessment and course evaluation adheres to the guidelines established by the ABR for 1.00 self-assessment credits.

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
11/16/2018
Course expires: 
12/07/2018
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Alexander Lin, MD  is employed by the University of Pennsylvania and receives compensation/remuneration/funding from NIH.

Beth Beadle, MD, PhD is employed by the Stanford University, receives compensation/remuneration/funding from NIH, and holds a leadership position in ARS.

The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, Education Committee and CME/MOC 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

  • 1.00 SA-CME

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

    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This activity meets the American Board of Radiology's criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR's Maintenance of Certification program. Participation in this course in combination with the successful completion of the corresponding assessment and course evaluation adheres to the guidelines established by the ABR for 1.00 self-assessment credits.

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/16/2018
Course expires: 
12/07/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Policies: 

  • No refunds, extensions or substitutions will be made for those registrants who, for any reason, were unable to attend or were tardy for the session.
  • No credits will be granted and no refunds, exchanges or transfers will be given to those who do not pass.
  • ASTRO staff cannot make modifications to your submitted materials.
     

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