Posts Tagged "radiation therapy"

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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Dosimetry: Past, Present, & Future

  Feb 20th, 2019   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/dosimetry-past-present-future On this episode of Rad-Cast, we welcome Isaac Valdez. Isaac is a certified medical dosimetrist with a background in applied mathematics from the University of Houston-Downtown. He trained as a medical dosimetrist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center – School of Health Professions from 2015 […]

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Banishing Burnout: For Employees, Departments, and our Profession (Free CE!)

  Jan 9th, 2019   -     1.0 CE Credit   -  

(1.0 CE Credit) TAKE THE FREE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/banishing-burnout-for-employees-departments-and-our-profession On this Rad-Cast episode, we are talking to Dr Gina Passmore about a topic that I am very passionate about and one that deserves a much needed conversation. We are going to discuss workplace stress, burnout, and the implications for provider and patient safety. The learning objectives […]

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MRI Anxiety: Helping Patients Cope

  Nov 27th, 2018   -     Podcast   -  

On today’s “teaser” episode, we will look at some answers to the following questions … Get Ready! The whole MRI: Patient Anxiety show is coming up soon! What is MRI and how is it different than other modalities? What type of patient requires an MRI? What things are you looking for? What is the process […]

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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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PET, CT, MRI: Oh My!

  Sep 23rd, 2018   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/pet-ct-mri-oh-my Multimodality imaging such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and positron emission tomography (PET) plays an important role in accurately identifying both normal tissues and those that have become diseased. CT images are generally used for diagnosis, evaluation, and radiation therapy treatment planning. However, MRI images […]

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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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Real Talk about Professionalism and Ethics

  Aug 12th, 2018   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/real-talk-about-professionalism-and-ethics A recent article described a person’s work ethic as a representation of his or her character. A strong work ethic suggests that the person places a high value on doing a good job, as well as respecting others and functioning with integrity. Professionalism is a component of the […]

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