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2020 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting is organized by American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). This Online CME course will be held from Oct 25 - 28, 2020.

Course Information:
Cancer is a principal cause of death worldwide. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer deaths worldwide are predicted to continue to rise to more than 11 million in 2030. The American Cancer Society expects that in 2019, 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed. Approximately two-thirds of these patients will undergo radiation therapy during their illness - most with the intent to cure cancer. Progress in the applications, technologies, and methodologies of radiation oncology remains to unfold rapidly and the delivery of radiation therapy has shifted more complex, making it imperative that the radiation oncology professional resides prevailing in the state-of-the-art techniques. ASTRO is committed to producing educational programming that builds a forum for global collaboration on issues in radiation oncology to develop the professional practice by improving their level of knowledge, as required to improve competency and performance in the field of oncology.

Program Description:
ASTRO’S Annual Meeting is the premier radiation oncology scientific event in the world and draws more than 11,000 attendees each year. While the 2020 Annual Meeting, Will exhibit the unique ability of radiation to cure cancer. Will emphasize current scientific discoveries and methods to translate these new researches into clinical applications, and opportunities for a cure. This CME course will continue to spotlight the significance of palliation and supportive care.

The scientific program is the ideal platform to join together clinicians, scientists, and researchers from all oncology disciplines to share the ideas, promote multidisciplinary care, and address the educational and professional expansion interests of our attendees. Scientific and educational sessions will comprise specific clinical areas along with the breast, central nervous system, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecologic, head and neck, immunotherapy, lymphoma, musculoskeletal, pediatric, sarcoma, and thoracic cancers.

Radiation biology and radiation physics theories will be examined in their own tracks. The Annual Meeting will feature continued importance on patient quality and safety issues in the delivery of radiation therapy in the areas of treatment techniques, equipment, terminology, and professional responsibilities. Program content has been designed to address specific, documented, and clinically important practice gaps in physician knowledge, competence, and performance.

Course Objectives:
At the conclusion of this online CME activity, the learner will be able to:
• Consider the advances in radiation oncology technology that serve and improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
• Incorporate the quality and safety measures in the delivery of radiation therapy.
• Illustrate the value of radiation oncology to patients, referring physicians, and the public.

Intended Audience

This continuing medical education activity is designed to meet the interests of radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, radiation biologists, radiation physicists, dosimetrists, oncologists working in related specialties, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses, radiation oncology administrators, diagnostic radiologists and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.

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