Preservation of Neurocognition After Proton Beam Radiotherapy for Intracranial Tumors First Results From REGI-MA-002015
This journal activity provides practitioners with additional knowledge to aid making treatment decisions about the use of proton therapy for intracranial tumors, and to effectively counsel patients considering proton therapy about the risks to short-term cognition.
Please visit https://www.redjournal.org/article/S0360-3016(22)03418-6/fulltext to read the related journal article online.
This activity is available from March 13, 2023, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on March 12, 2025.
This course is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Confirm that adult patients receiving proton therapy for intracranial tumors experience excellent disease control without a significant change in neurocognition within 1 year of therapy.
- Infer that proton therapy is safe and effective for adult patients with intracranial tumors.
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, Education Committee had control over the content of this activity.
All relevant relationships have been mitigated.
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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 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 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.
- 1.00 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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