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165119 - Radiation Oncology Masterclass

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The aim of this CPD is to update General Practitioners in the latest Radiation Oncology treatment advances. This will aid the GP in the investigation, diagnosis, screening and management of patients with these conditions.

Relevance to General Practice

The 2017 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare "Cancer in Australia" report highlights the rising incidence rates of cancer in Australia. In 2017 it is estimated that the risk of an individual being diagnosed with cancer by their 85th birthday will be 1 in 2. In 2013, there were 124465 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia. GP's need to understand the new advances in management and treatment of cancer in order to provide the most up to date information to patients diagnosed.

Learning outcomes

  • Outline the basic principles of Radiation Therapy
  • Describe treatment options available for breast cancer
  • Define the role of radiation oncology in the treatment of skin cancer
  • Identify appropriate Oncology referral pathways
Delivery
Title
165119 - Radiation Oncology Masterclass
Location
Duration
2 hours
Start Date
14-Jul-2019
CPD
2 hours
Price
0.00
Location
Online
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