Geographic Access to Radiation Therapy Facilities in the United States
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity, Geographic Access to Radiation Therapy Facilities in the United States, for March 1, 2022, provides practitioners with the knowledge needed to understand the availability of radiotherapy facilities in the USA and therefore understand the current access and future access needs for radiotherapy.
Please visit https://www.redjournal.org/article/S0360-3016(21)03067-4/fulltext to read the related journal article online.
This activity is available from January 28, 2022, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on January 27, 2024.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify which portions of the US population have acceptable vs. poor geographic access to RT.
- Hypothesize ways to improve access to RT in the US.
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, the members of the 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
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