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05/08/2013-Prostate Cancer Awareness & Spectrum of Radiation Treatments

May
8
Wed
May 8, 2013
Wednesday
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Bessie Myers Auditorium
Ames, IA

Registration Details

Registration is not required.

Description

At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:

1)    Discuss the current screening guidelines for prostate cancer

2)    Be familiar with active surveillance protocols as well as various treatments for prostate cancer

3)    Counsel patients regarding state of the art surgical therapy

4)    Identify multiple radiation approaches in the management of prostate cancer

5)    Understand distinctions between external beam radiation, brachytherapy and unscaled sources

6)    Describe the different characteristics of high dose rate, low dose rate, particle therapy, ablative, and palliative   therapies

Overall goal: Improve physician awareness of the prevalence of prostate cancer, current screening guidelines and current treatment options.  Allow for more timely and appropriate referrals for radiation therapy.

Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, health care administrators

Instructor(s)

  • Damon Dyche, M.D. and Shane Hopkins, M.D.

Contact

DeArliss Karsjen at 515-239-2135 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Wed, May 08 12:10 PM to 1:10 PM Bessie Myers Auditorium Damon Dyche, M.D. and Shane Hopkins, M.D.

Location Details

  • Bessie Myers Auditorium
    1111 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010

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