A Decision-Making Strategy for Rectal Cancer Management Using Radiotherapy for the Elderly or Comorbid Patients
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity for March 15, 2018 (Volume 100, Issue 4) reviews the data available for treating rectal cancer in elderly patients, their ability to tolerate treatment and available options for achieving the correct balance between therapeutic opportunity and therapeutic burden.
Please visit http://www.redjournal.org/article/S0360-3016(17)34482-6/fulltext to read the related journal article online.
This activity is available from February 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on February 20, 2021.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents.
- Integrate considerations of geriatric friability into oncology decision making.
- Determine appropriate treatment options for ECP with LARC based on an understanding of data driven options.
- Ross A Abrams, MD, FASTRO has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
- Salma Jabbour, MD employed by Rutgers University and receives compensation/remuneration/funding from Merck.
The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, the Journal CME Task Force 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.
- 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.
- 1.00 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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