Posts Tagged "treatment planning"

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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Proton Therapy from a Rad Therapist’s Perspective

  Aug 7th, 2019   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/proton-therapy-from-a-rad-therapist’s-perspective/ Proton therapy is all the buzz right now! But, what really goes on behind the scenes? We talk to Tiffany Knabb, proton therapist, from Ackerman Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida. She explains the technical and educational aspects, as well as describing the differences in treatment from conventional radiation therapy. […]

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Intelligent Automation in Cancer Care

  Jul 10th, 2019   -     Uncategorized   -  

Would you like to save time, eliminate treatment planning errors, and have the opportunity to design the optimal radiation therapy treatment for your patients? Would you like to learn about automated ways in which all of these things are possible? Listen in as Elisabeth Van Wie, Chief Business Officer for Radformation, describes the importance of […]

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3D Bolus, Additive Manufacturing, & Personalized Care

  May 15th, 2019   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/3d-bolus-additive-manufacturing-personalized-care/ Still using wet gauze, folded towels, or any of the other ‘homemade’ bolus materials for your patients? On this episode of Rad-Cast, we talk to Peter Hickey from Adaptiiv about the innovative technologies that change the bolus game and improve patient treatments. Adaptiiv’s treatment method improves the patient experience. […]

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Understanding and Appreciating SGRT

  Apr 28th, 2019   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit)   TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/understanding-and-appreciating-sgrt/ What is Surface Guided Radiation Therapy? How does it work and how does it impact patient treatments? On this episode of Rad-Cast, we talk to Dawn Wyatt from Vision RT and she tells us all the ins and outs of surface guided radiation therapy; she will explain to […]

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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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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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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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