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
Effects of Exercise During Radiotherapy on Physical Function and Treatment-related Side Effects in Men with Prostate Cancer
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity for November 1, 2021, provides practitioners with knowledge needed to optimize clinical decision making and prognostic estimation for patients with rectal cancer.
Category
  • Palliative Care
  • Genitourinary Cancer
Format
  • Journal SA-CME
Credits
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • SA-CME
Deep Dive on Palliative Care
Prognostication is one of the most difficult tasks that radiation oncologists face. Traditionally, patients with metastatic cancer have had poor life expectancies on the order of weeks to months.
Category
  • Palliative Care
  • Other
Format
  • Online SA-CME
Credits
  • SA-CME
Radiation Oncologists’ Role in Promoting Person-Centered Care in the Curative and Palliative Settings - 2021 Annual Meeting
The course begins with case studies involving suboptimal multidisciplinary care, which translates into detrimental effects for the patients involved.
Category
  • Non Clinical Skills
  • Palliative Care
  • Other
Format
  • Online SA-CME
Credits
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • SA-CME
Rapid and Durable Symptom Palliation with QUAD Shot Radiotherapy to Non-Osseous Metastatic/Recurrent Cancer in Elderly or Frail Patients in a Rural Community Clinic
This Advances in Radiation Oncology Journal activity provides practitioners with the knowledge needed to appropriately utilize palliative QUAD radiotherapy for elderly or frail patients.
Category
  • Palliative Care
Format
  • Journal SA-CME
Credits
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • SA-CME
Trends in radiotherapy for bone metastases, 2015-2017: Choosing Wisely in the era of complex radiation
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity for March 15, 2021 provides the clinician with important knowledge on new clinical trials as well as ASTRO practice statements have emerged over the past 5 years that may impact how palliative radiation therapy for bone metastases is used.
Category
  • Palliative Care
Format
  • Journal SA-CME
Credits
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • SA-CME
Long-term results of dose-intensified fractionated stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for painful spinal metastases
IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity for June 1, 2021 provides practitioners with with information on selection of appropriate candidates for multifraction SBRT for painful vertebral body metastases.
Category
  • Palliative Care
Format
  • Journal SA-CME
Credits
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • SA-CME