Palliative radiation therapy for head and neck cancers
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity for October 1, 2019 (Volume 105, Issue 2) provides practitioners with an up-to-date summary of recommended palliative regimens incorporating considerations of patient selection, fractionation schemes and treatment modality including SBRT, IMRT and concurrent systemic therapy or immunotherapy.
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This activity is available from September 4, 2019, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on September 3, 2021.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents.
- Identify the risks and benefits to various palliative radiotherapy regimens for advanced head and neck cancers.
Brandi Page, MD has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
Alexander Lin, MD has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
Anthony Zietman, MD, FASTRO is employed by Massachusetts General Hospital and Elsevier and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
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.
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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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