Risk factors for pelvic insufficiency fractures in locally advanced cervical cancer following intensity modulated radiotherapy
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity for April 1, 2017 (Volume 97, Issue 5) explores clinical research related to dosimetric and other risk factors for radiation related to radiation induced pelvic insufficiency fractures.
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This activity is available from March 15, 2017, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on March 14, 2019.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists and radiation oncology.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Identify which patients with cervical cancer managed with IMRT and IGBT are at greatest risk for pelvic insufficiency fractures and what dosimetric factors can be utilized to minimize this risk.
Ross A. Abrams, MD holds a leadership position with ADROP and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
Anne Ramlov reports grants from Danish Cancer Society during the conduct of the study; grants from Varian Medical Systems, non-financial support from Philips, outside the submitted work.
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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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.
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