Prostate Cancer Awareness: Prostatic Surgery & Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer
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.
Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.
- Discuss the current screening guidelines for prostate cancer.
- Be familiar with active surveillance protocols as well as various treatments for prostate cancer.
- Counsel patients regarding state of the art surgical therapy.
- Identify multiple radiation approaches in the management of prostate cancer.
- Understand distinctions between external beam radiation, brachytherapy and unscaled sources.
- 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).
- 1.00 AOA Category 2A