Value of MRI without/with applicator in place for target definition in cervix cancer brachytherapy
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity from March 1, 2016 (Vol. 94, No. 3 pg. 588-597) looks at cervical cancer contouring using brachytherapy. This course is available from January 28, 2016, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on January 27, 2018.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Summarize current limitations of CT-only based high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy (BT) planning in cervical cancer patients.
- Describe which cervical cancer patients may best benefit from use of pre-BT magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on the day of the HDR implant.
Steve Braunstein, MD has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
Nima Nabavizad, MD 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.
Disclosure Link: Journal CME Task Force and CME/MOC Committee
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 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.
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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- Member: $25
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