An Introduction to Radiation Oncology – SPOC
An introductory course on radiation oncology and its role in conjunction with surgery and systemic therapy in multidisciplinary cancer care. Broad overview of a variety of indications for radiation, logistics of radiation treatment delivery, and side effects of treatment.
These courses are designed for students enrolled in health sciences programs and the community colleges across the state of North Carolina.
Discuss the role of radiation therapy in the context of multidisciplinary cancer care (ie radiation, surgery, systemic therapy).
Describe (in broad terms) the logistics of external beam (x-ray) radiation therapy treatments.
Differentiate between external beam (x-ray) radiation treatment and brachytherapy (inserted radiation) treatment.
Ashley A. Weiner, MD, PhD
- 1.00 Participation