New Paradigms in Palliative Radiation Therapy

Ames, IA US
March 13, 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.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand that palliative radiation therapy using stereotactic radiotherapy is safer and requires fewer trips to a radiation therapy facility.
  2. Understand the new treatment options for palliation, including more aggressive treatment of patients with limited metastatic disease.
  3. Be aware of the options and types of problems utilized in palliative radiation therapy.



Joseph Rhoades, MD
Radiation Oncology, McFarland Clinic



  • Dr. Rhoades 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.

The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee.

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: 
03/13/2013 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
03/13/2013 - 1:00pm CDT
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Bessie Myers Auditorium
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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