The care of patients with metastatic cancers is a substantial component of care in radiation oncology settings. Palliative care in radiation oncology has often been a neglected area of clinical research. Clinical research is needed – with immediate translation into clinical practice – to improve the care of this of this diverse patient population. This session will address recent evidence to guide and improve clinical practice in the care of patients with advanced malignancies.
This activity is available from March 15, 2019, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on March 14, 2022.
This activity was originally recorded at ASTRO’s 2018 Best of ASTRO, November 30 - December 1, 2018 in San Francisco.
The meeting is designed to meet the interests of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiation physicists, nurses, radiation therapists, radiation dosimetrists, and residents.
- Apply current research advances in palliative care/radiation oncology.
- Apply novel radiotherapeutic modalities in palliative care/radiation oncology.
- Describe the importance of research/advancement in palliative care/radiation oncology.
Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH is employed by Brigham and Women's Hospital and receives compensation/remuneration/funding The Templeton Foundation and holds a leadership position with ASCO.
Additionally, the SA-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 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 Enduring material 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: $105
- Member: $55
- No refunds, extensions or substitutions will be made for those registrants who, for any reason, were unable to attend or were tardy for the session.
- No credits will be granted and no refunds, exchanges or transfers will be given to those who do not pass.
- ASTRO staff cannot make modifications to your submitted materials.
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