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Specialty: Radiation Oncology
Dates: From Jan, 8, 2018 to Jan, 12, 2018
Location: Mexico, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 945 to 945 USD
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the Ritz-Carlton Cancun

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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs)

12 Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs), worth 1.25 SAM credits each, qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program under Mayo Clinic's ABR deemed status are offered at this course for a maximum of 15 SAM credit hours. 

Other Health Care Professionals

A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology: Current Practice and Future Direction is intended to provide balanced and multidisciplinary discussion of contemporary cancer treatment using didactic lectures, panel discussions, and poster sessions. The course will cover several specific clinical areas including Breast, Prostate, and CNS cancers as well as Lymphoma and Sarcomas. The course will also address several important advances in the field, such as the use of hypofractionation, integration of surgery, new chemotherapies including immunotherapy and their integration into clinical practice.

This course is designed for radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, radiation biologists, radiation physicists, dosimetrists, oncologists working in related specialties, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses, oncologic surgeons, radiation oncology administrators, diagnostic radiologists, and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

Discuss management strategies for PSA failure of prostate cancer

Review surgical options of PSA failure

Summarize the future of prostate brachytherapy

Explain radiotherapy for early stage breast cancer

List controversies in the surgical management of the axilla

Discuss established and emerging systemic therapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma

Review Hodgkin Lymphoma in pediatric patients

Describe radiation therapy for Indolent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Explain the current practice of intracranial radiosurgery

Review the target volume delineation in gliomas and sarcomas

Discuss radiotherapy for chemo-sensitive sarcomas


Paul D. Brown, M.D.

Kimberly S. Corbin, M.D.

Brian J. Davis, M.D., Ph.D.

Roxana S. Dronca, M.D.

Adam T. Froemming, M.D.

James W. Jakub, M.D.

Nadia N. Laack, M.D.

Anita Mahajan, M.D.

James A. Martenson, Jr., M.D.

Robert W. Mutter, M.D.

Lance A. Mynderse, M.D.

Kenneth R. Olivier, M.D.

Sean S. Park, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Ivy A. Petersen, M.D.

Thomas M. Pisansky, M.D.

Kathryn J. Ruddy, M.D.

Scott L. Stafford, M.D/

Gita Thanarajasingam, M.D.

Doris E. Wenger, M.D.

Gregory A. Wiseman, M.D.

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General Info:

The registration fee includes:

Course tuition

Comprehensive course syllabus on flash drive

Daily continental breakfasts and break refreshments (course participants only)

Complimentary welcome reception for course participants and guests

12 Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) worth 15 SAM credit hours

Although it is not Department of Radiology CME policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised. A letter of confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment and completed registration form. 



Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2017-09-11 To: 0--
On site Registration

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Immerse yourself in a true Hawaiian experience when you stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, an oceanfront hotel that envelops you in Maui's local culture and lush tropical surroundings.

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua with a special course rate of $319 per night for Run of House.

HotelHotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 13.41666%) in effect at the time of check in.  The special group rate will apply three days prior to and three days post course, based on availability.

There is a reduced daily resort fee of $5 per room, per night, plus tax which includes guestroom internet, in-room coffee, local and toll-free telephone calls, 24-hour access to the fitness center, discounted golf fees and preferred tee times at The Bay and The Plantation Golf Courses, and shuttle transportation to and from the West Maui Airport and throughout the Kapalua Resort.

Reservations can be made by calling 800-262-8440.  Please identify yourself as a participant in the Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology Course when making your reservation. In order to receive the special group rate, reservations must be made prior to Tuesday, November 21, 2017, and will be based on availability. Early reservations are highly encouraged to avoid disappointment. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.

A two night room and tax deposit will be charged at the time of booking.  Individual room cancellation must be received 21 days prior to avoide penalty of all nights reserved.

Hotel check-in time is 4:00 p.m. on the day of arrival, and check-out time is before 12:00 p.m. on the day of departure.

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Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

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Submission Info
Abstract submission deadline 2017-11-17
Editorial Guidelines for Abstract Submission


Participants of the Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology: Current Practice and Future Direction course are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations. Goals of the poster presentations are to educate and inform about research innovations, share ideas and interest, and network with other participants. Previously presented materials are accepted. Posters of accepted abstracts will be displayed for viewing throughout the course.

Abstract and Poster Format Guidelines:

Abstract submissions are limited to 400 words, excluding title, author, and institution information and should be submitted as a one-page, single-spaced Word document.

Abstracts should be organized into four sections: purpose/objectives, methods/ materials, results and conclusions.

Inclusion of tables and images is acceptable, but must be within the one-page abstract document.

The title should be at the top of the abstract in bold font followed by a complete list of authors including relevant degrees, department, and medical institution. Please identify the presenting author(s) with an asterisk (*).

For abstracts selected as poster presentations, the maximum poster size allowed is 3 feet tall by 4 feet wide. Poster display boards and Velcro will be provided to mount posters for display.

Submission Deadline and Instructions:

Abstract submissions are due by November 17, 2017, and can be submitted via email to

Selection and Notification:

A review committee will evaluate poster abstracts based on the following criteria: scientific content, novelty, writing quality, and overall scientific merit. Notification of poster acceptance will be made via email by December 1, 2017. Additional information will also be sent at this time including when and where posters can be set up on-site.

All presenters are required to register for the meeting. Mayo Clinic will not provide reimbursement for travel or lodging for presenters.


Any questions regarding abstract submissions can be directed to the Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology CME Office at 866-246-1581 or

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Phone: 507-284-3317


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