Surgically Targeted Radiation Therapy 2021


This course includes an overview of epidemiology and treatment options for brain tumors. The course will dive into the current standard of care for brain tumor patients, specifically on radiation therapy. Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancer, and the evolution of intracranial brachytherapy has led to surgically targeted radiation therapy. Patient selection for surgically targeted radiation therapy for brain metastases, gliomas, and meningiomas will be reviewed. Radiation physics aspects will be presented, including radiation safety and treatment planning/implant evaluation will be presented. Sample clinical cases will be reviewed for brain metastases, gliomas, and meningiomas. Ongoing clinical trials will be presented.

Target Audience

Radiation oncologists, Medical Physicists, Neurosurgeons, Neuro-oncologists, Medical oncologists

Learning Objectives

Understand the evolution of brain brachytherapy, specifically how it led to advanced intracranial radiation treatment.

Additional Information

Current Concepts Institute (CCI)
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Kathryn Beal, MD

Clara Ferreira, PhD

Jeffrey Weinberg, MD

The Current Concepts Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Current Concepts Institute Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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