Palliative thoracic radiation therapy for nonsmall cell lung cancer: 2018 Update of an American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Evidence-Based Guideline
PRO Journal SA-CME activity for July-August, 2018 (Volume 8, Issue 2) summarizes recent evidence-based guidelines on palliation of stage III and IV non-small cell lung cancer.
Category
  • Palliative Care
  • Lung Cancer
Format
  • Journal SA-CME
Credits
  • SA-CME
  • Certificate of Attendance
Chest wall toxicity after stereotactic body radiation therapy: a pooled-analysis of 57 studies
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity for March 15, 2019 (Volume 103, Issue 4) provides practitioners with the knowledge needed to optimize planning of stereotactic body radiotherapy to lung tumors and to provide evidence-based discussions to patients undergoing stereotactic body radiation ther
Category
  • Palliative Care
  • Lung Cancer
Format
  • Journal SA-CME
Credits
  • SA-CME
  • Certificate of Attendance
Pain response rates after conventional radiation therapy for bone metastases in prospective non-randomized studies: A systematic review
PRO Journal SA-CME activity for March-April, 2019 (Volume 9, Issue 2) provides practitioners with a review of factors influencing efficacy of radiotherapy in pain response of symptomatic bone metastases.  
Category
  • Palliative Care
Format
  • Journal SA-CME
Credits
  • SA-CME
  • Certificate of Attendance
Palliative Care-BOA2018
The care of patients with metastatic cancers is a substantial component of care in radiation oncology settings.  Palliative care in radiation oncology has often been a neglected area of clinical research.
Category
  • Palliative Care
Format
  • Online SA-CME
Credits
  • SA-CME
  • Certificate of Attendance
Optimizing whole brain radiation therapy dose and fractionation: Results from a prospective phase III trial
In patients receiving whole brain radiotherapy after surgical resection of brain metastasis, this article addresses the optimal radiotherapy dose for both tumor control and minimization of short and long-term toxicities.
Category
  • Central Nervous System
  • Palliative Care
Format
  • Journal SA-CME
Credits
  • SA-CME
  • Certificate of Attendance
Joint RUSSCO-ASTRO-SPRO Session on Palliative Radiation Therapy in Incurable Patients: Keeping symptoms down and hope high-AM2019
Forty percent of radiation therapy in the United States is given with palliative intent. At the same time, palliative RT receives disproportionately low attention at national meetings, is not well studied on clinical protocols. Palliative RT remains more of an art than clinical science.
Category
  • Palliative Care
Format
  • Online SA-CME
Credits
  • SA-CME
  • Certificate of Attendance