Clinical Controversies: Throw caution to the wind? Discussion of challenging cases for accelerated partial breast irradiation live webinar

Clinical Controversies: Throw ‘caution’ to the wind? Discussion of challenging cases for accelerated partial breast irradiation Webinar explores the clinical research  the ASTRO consensus guidelines for patient selection, and the major clinical prospective and randomized phase III evidence, for accelerated partial breast irradiation versus whole breast radiation as well as the technology and technique related to methods of accelerated partial breast irradiation.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify clinical cases of early stage breast cancer that are potentially eligible for accelerated partial breast irradiation, whole breast radiation, and or omission of radiation.
  • Differentiate clinical and pathological eligibility criteria for accelerated partial breast irradiation into categories of suitability based upon current ASTRO guidelines.
  • Contrast the different methods currently used for accelerated partial breast irradiation.
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: 
07/27/2017
Course expires: 
09/21/2017
Cost:
$100.00
Rating: 
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Gary M. Freedman, MD has nothing to disclose.

Eleanor Harris, MD receives compensation/renumeration/funding from ASCO, ABR and holds leadership positions with ACR and TARGiT-US Clinical Trial.

The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, the Education and CME/MOC Committees 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: 
07/27/2017
Course expires: 
09/21/2017

Price

Cost:
$100.00
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Course Fees:
ASTRO members must log in to the ASTRO website to view and receive the discounted member rate.

  • Nonmember: $100
  • Member: $50
  • Members-in-Training: $10

Policies:
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.

Participants using ASTRO's online courses to satisfy the requirement of a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program should verify the number, type and availability dates of any course before making a purchase. No refunds, extensions, or substitutions will be made for participants who have purchased courses that do not align with their MOC requirement.

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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