eContouring for Prostate Cancer Case Library
The eContouring for Prostate Cancer Case Library contains 5 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.
With the high cure rate potential of localized prostate cancer, it is more important than ever in this disease to avoid a marginal miss with the advanced technologies available at many practices. How to appropriately localize the prostate and account for daily organ motion is of critical importance in this regard and this course will ensure that participants are exposed to extensive contouring techniques, both on CT as well as MRI. In addition, the clinical scenario of treating a patient post prostatectomy can be very challenging and highlighting the relevant anatomy is of significant importance to ensure that all of the regions at risk receive adequate dosage. This course will review the relevant anatomy on both CT and MRI imaging and review with the participants the expert’s contours.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, and radiation dosimetrists.
- Explain the CT and MRI anatomy of the prostate and adjacent normal tissue structures.
- Describe the pitfalls of prostate contouring for planned external beam radiotherapy of the prostate.
- Identify and critique the contours drawn during the session for several test cases.
- Describe contouring nodal stations for lymph node irradiation.
- Michael Zelfsky, MD, is employed at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
- Steven Finkelstein, MD is employed at the Ketting Health Network and receives compensation from Bayer, Dendreon, Algeta, Medivation and Myriad;
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.
- 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 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 AttendanceThis activity was designated for 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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- 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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