Prostate Cancer Awareness: Prostatic Surgery & Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Ames, IA US
May 8, 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. Discuss the current screening guidelines for prostate cancer.
  2. Be familiar with active surveillance protocols as well as various treatments for prostate cancer.
  3. Counsel patients regarding state of the art surgical therapy.
  4. Identify multiple radiation approaches in the management of prostate cancer.
  5. Understand distinctions between external beam radiation, brachytherapy and unscaled sources.
  6. Describe the different characteristics of high dose rate, low dose rate, particle therapy, ablative, and palliative therapies.


Damon Dyche, MD
Urology, McFarland Clinic

Shane Hopkins, MD
Radiation Oncology, McFarland Clinic



  • The speakers have 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: 
05/08/2013 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/08/2013 - 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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