A Comprehensive Analysis of the Relationship Between Dose-rate and Biological Effects in Pre-clinical and Clinical Studies
This journal activity provides practitioners with the knowledge regarding a modern systematic compilation of radiobiological and clinical effects of average and instantaneous dose rates in the range covering brachytherapy to modern FLASH using linear accelerator electrons.
Please visit https://www.redjournal.org/article/S0360-3016(22)00155-9/fulltext to read the related journal article, A Comprehensive Analysis of the Relationship Between Dose-rate and Biological Effects in Pre-clinical and Clinical Studies, from Brachytherapy to Flattening Filter-free Radiation Therapy and FLASH Irradiation, online.
This activity is available from July 13, 2022, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on July 13, 2024.
This course is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Summarize critical radiation beam microstructure parameters necessary for robust interpretation of dose rate effect studies.
- Assess current practice as relates to radiation modality and dose rate regimens in clinical use.
- Integrate recommendations for reporting standards to facilitate pooled data analyses in pre-clinical and clinical contexts.
Sue Yom, MD, PhD, FASTRO is employed by the University of California and receives compensation from Bristol-Myers Squibb, NRG Oncology, EMD Serono.
The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, Education 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.
- 1.00 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 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 Journal-based CME 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.
ASTRO members must log in to the ASTRO website to view and receive the discounted member rate.
- Nonmember: $30
- Member: $25
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 2 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.
One of the two latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari.