Posts Tagged "cancer"

For the Love of Pets: Radiation Therapy for Animals

  Aug 21st, 2019   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/for-the-love-of-pets-radiation-therapy-for-animals/ We all love our pets and go crazy over the pictures of exotic animals receiving radiation therapy. On this episode, we hear from Shivani Narayana from PetCure Oncology. She tells us everything we wanted to know about radiation therapy for our fur-babies! A study guide for this episode is […]

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An Overview of Proton Therapy

  Apr 17th, 2019   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/an-overview-of-proton-therapy/ We welcome Dr. Lane Rosen from the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport, Louisianna. Dr. Rosen provides an energetic and informative overview of proton therapy … including the history and development of proton therapy for cancer treatment, current procedures and evolving treatment options, and a look at research which is […]

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Head & Neck Cancer and the Art of Reconstruction

  Apr 11th, 2019   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/head-&-neck-cancer-and-the-art-of-reconstruction/ Head & Neck Cancer is tough; it is difficult to treat and, as a patient, difficult to endure. Today on Rad-Cast, we welcome Dr. Todd Hanna–a board certified maxillofacial surgeon and a dentist. He talks to us about surgery and treatment of, not only cancer patients, but those who […]

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When a Young Adult Gets Cancer: From Her Perspective

  Mar 27th, 2019   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit)   TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/when-a-young-adult-gets-cancer-from-her-perspective How does a young adult describe the experience of cancer? What does it mean to be diagnosed and what is treatment really like; how do you cope? Find out in this episode with Valerie Powell: cancer survivor, University of Alabama Cancer Center employee, and Instagram extraordinaire! Listen […]

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Nursing Assessment: A Multi-faceted Approach to Patient Care

  Oct 29th, 2018   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/nursing-assessment-a-multi-faceted-approach-to-patient-care Cancer is not just one disease. There are many types of cancer. It’s not just one disease. Cancer can start in the lungs, the breast, the colon, or even in the blood. Cancers are alike in some ways, but they are different in the ways they grow and […]

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A Holistic Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment (Free CE!)

  Sep 30th, 2018   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE (FREE) QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/a-holistic-approach-to-breast-cancer-treatment Dr. Katie Demming discusses a holistic approach to breast cancer treatment. Dr. Demming is a physician leader, inventor and entrepreneur who is transforming the cancer experience through collaboration and development of novel solutions. She completed her medical school, internship and residency in radiation oncology at Duke University. […]

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Painting with a Purpose: Immobilization and Masks for Pediatric Patients

  Aug 27th, 2018   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/painting-with-a-purpose-immobilization-and-masks-for-pediatric-patients Careful treatment planning and dose calculation, when combined with effective and comfortable patient positioning and immobilization, may improve the probability of tumor control. Advances in radiation therapy equipment have had a significant impact on the accuracy of dose calculation and delivery. However, actual patient repositioning and immobilization, which […]

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PET/CT: Radiation Therapy’s Hot Little Friend

  May 31st, 2018   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/pet-ct-radiation-therapys-hot-little-friend/ In the simplest of terms a positron emission tomography, or PET scan, is an imaging test that allows your doctor to check for diseases in your body. The scan uses a special dye that has radioactive tracers. These tracers can either be swallowed, inhaled, or injected into a vein […]

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