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Grand Rounds: Dr. Trevor Royce – “The Role of Radiation Therapy in Palliative Care”

October 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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Wednesdays at 8am, Patient Family Resource Center Conference Room (Ground Floor, North Carolina Cancer Hospital)

Hosted by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) and the UNC Palliative Care Program.


Trevor Royce, MD MPH


The Role of Radiation Therapy in Palliative Care


I am a clinically active academic radiation oncologist specializing in genitourinary malignancies (e.g. prostate and bladder cancer). Born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, I attended the University of Virginia (undergrad, biomedical engineering) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (medical school). I did residency at the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program in Boston, Massachusetts, where I finished as chief resident. Professional interests include health services research with a special interest in comparative/cost effectiveness, the cost of care, health policy, and the physician workforce. These interests led to an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. Other passions include basketball, and I was thrilled to see the 2018 University of Virginia Cavaliers men’s basketball team take home their first national championship.

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The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Medical Education Statement

The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and respiratory therapists.  Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements.  (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions.  UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)

Disclosure statement

This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD).  The course director, planning committee, presenters, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.


October 23, 2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
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