Perineural Invasion and Perineural Tumor Spread in Head and Neck Cancer: A Critical Review
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity for April 1, 2019 (Volume 103, Issue 5) provides practitioners with the knowledge needed to understand the risk of local failure and proper radiation field design to reduce this risk.
Please click here to read the related journal article online.
This activity is available from March 13, 2019, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on March 12, 2021.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents and radiation dosimetrists.
- Classify types and extent of peripheral nerve involvement by cancers of the head and neck and understand their impact on local failure.
- Apply concepts of radiation field design discussed in this article based on anatomic tumor location and extent of PNI.
Brandi Page, MD has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
Anthony Zietman, MD, FASTRO is employed by Massachusetts General Hospital and Elsevier, receives compensation/remuneration/funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and holds leadership positions at ABR and NCI.
Richard L. Bakst, MD has nothing to disclose.
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.
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 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 Journal-based CME activity 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.
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- 1.00 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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