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An Introduction to Radiation Oncology (NC Community College Oncology Lecture)

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
UNC Cancer Network's NC Community College logo with Free General Participation Certificate mark

 

Ashley A. Weiner, MD, PhD

Ashley A. Weiner, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Radiation Oncology Residency Program Director
Department of Radiation Oncology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

An Introduction to Radiation Oncology

 

Lecture Description

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.

Lecture Objectives:

  • 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

 


Lecture Resources:
Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Certificates:
  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in November 2019. Please visit learn.unccn.org to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.

 

*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

UNC Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu