Prostate Cancer Topic of CME Lecture

Dr. Nancy MendenhallNancy Mendenhall, MD, FASTRO, professor and associate chair of the University of Florida Department of Radiation Oncology and medical director of the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute is the presenter at the next virtual continuing medical education (CME) class being offered by the Institute. 

The one-hour session is scheduled for Thursday, September 24, at 1 p.m. on the topic of Precision Medicine: The Role of Proton Therapy in Prostate Cancer Care. Registration for the online course is free. To register for the live Zoom event click here

During the session, Dr. Mendenhall will discuss the history and progression of radiation therapy, define proton therapy and describe how proton therapy began to be used as a radiation treatment modality. Further, she will discuss the indications, uses and benefits of proton therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer.

The course is accredited by the University of Florida College of Medicine and physicians are eligible for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 

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