eContouring for Lung Cancer Case Library

The eContouring for Lung Cancer Case Library contains 4 cases, case vingette, and reference documents from cases from the 2017 ASTRO Annual Meeting. These cases give users the ability to practice contouring and to receive a metric score to compare the user's contours to that of expert faculty.

Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for early stage lung cancer has yielded outstanding outcomes comparable to radical resection.The approach requires special technologic requirements and contouring expertise to be safely performed. For advanced lung cancers, standard fractionation with intensity modulate radiotherapy requires understanding of a different set of dose constraints and target objectives.  This session will review both approaches.

Stereotactic body radiotherapy for early stage lung cancer has yielded outstanding outcomes comparable to radical resection. The approach requires special technologic requirements and contouring expertise to be safely performed. This session will provide a broad overview of these issues.

Target Audience

This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, and radiation dosimetrists.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify basic anatomy in the cases presented and understand normal tissue dose constraints and target dose objectives.
  • Explain the rationale for current contouring approaches for common clinical scenarios for lung stereotactic radiotherapy.
  • Determine the G(I)TV and PTV for stereotactic radiotherapy to the lung.
  • Describe how to adapt tissue constraints for “difficult” cases.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for physicians. ASTRO designates this Enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
01/16/2019
Course expires: 
01/15/2021
Cost:
$149.00
Rating: 
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  • Billy Loo, MD, PhD, is employed at Stanford University and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
  • Thomas Dilling, MD, is employed at Moffitt Cancer Center and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
  • Tithi Biswas is employed at the Seidman Cancer Center and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.

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. 

To claim PQI for this course, please download the eContouring PQI Template before you begin this course and follow the instructions.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for physicians. ASTRO designates this Enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/16/2019
Course expires: 
01/15/2021

Price

Cost:
$149.00
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Course Fees:
ASTRO members must log in to the ASTRO website to view and receive the discounted member rate.

  • Nonmember: $149
  • Member: $99

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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.

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