A Dozen Uses for Medical Radiation You Never Realized

Ames, IA US
December 4, 2013

Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.

Professional Practice Gap

Improve appropriate referral patterns and consideration of appropriate patients for several radiation procedures that are not frequently offered the option.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe when to refer patients with a lung tumor for evaluation by a radiation oncologist.
  2. Describe non-oncologic conditions that may be treated with radiation such as gynecomastia, keloids, AVMs, vestibular schwannoma, meningioma, and heterotropic ossification prophylaxis.
  3. Describe uses for radiation, other than for cure or pain relief, in oncologic patients.


Shane Hopkins, MD
Radiation Oncology, William R. Bliss Cancer Center



  • Dr. Hopkins has nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships with any commercial entities, commercial companies providing support for this program, or any commercial manufacturers of products and/or services discussed in this presentation.

This program is supported from gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic & First American Bank.  The content and selection of a speaker is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation, McFarland Clinic, or First American Bank.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 Category 2-A CME credit(s).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/04/2013 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
12/04/2013 - 1:00pm CST
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Bessie Myers Auditorium
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


Please login or Create an Account to take this course.