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Prone Breast Treatment

Accreditations:    ASRT Category A - 1 credit
Length:    1 hour

This one-hour continuing education seminar covers a variety of Prone Breast Treatment topics including: defining the problem, goals and methods of prone treatment, setup challenges, treatment techniques and a summary of published data with regard to outcomes.

After this seminar, participants will have:

    -- A clear understanding of the target patient population which are good candidates for prone breast irradiation.
    -- An understanding of the benefits and goals of prone positioning.
    -- A knowledge of the wide range of positioning devices created for prone treatments and what the setup challenges are.
    -- Understanding the challenges associated with treating large patients.
    -- Understand the dosimetric approaches for beam angles and fractionation schemes and how this affects critical dose     structures.

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