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UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture- The Role of Radiation in Advanced and Metastatic Disease
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Kevin Pearlstein, MD. Radiation therapy is a successful, time-efficient, well-tolerated, and cost-effective intervention that can be crucial for the appropriate delivery of care for patients with advanced and metastatic disease This lecture will explore current standards of care and promising advances with this type of treatment. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Oct. 5
UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture– Tumor Treating Fields for Glioblastoma
Glioblastoma is a devastating disease with a survival that is measured in months. The recent FDA approval of the Optune device for the treatment of newly-diagnosed glioblastoma was a paradigm shift.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Sept. 20
UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture– Tumor Treating Fields for Glioblastoma
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Simon Khagi, MD. Glioblastoma is a devastating disease with a survival that is measured in months. The recent FDA approval of the Optune device for the treatment of newly-diagnosed glioblastoma was a paradigm shift in the field of neuro-oncology. We will focus our discussion on the biological underpinnings of this device and clinical data supporting its use. — Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer FREE CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Sept. 20
UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture– Understanding and Treating Anxiety & Depression in Patients and Families with Cancer
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Eliza Park, MD. Depression and anxiety disorders commonly occur among patients with cancer and their family caregivers. This lecture focuses on the common symptoms and management strategies for depression and anxiety disorders in patients with cancer and their family members.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Nov. 29
UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture– GU Cancers: Best of ASCO
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Matthew Milowsky, MD.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / April 12
UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture– Novel Molecularly Targeted Therapies and Biomarkers in Advanced Colorectal Cancer
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Michael Lee, MD. Treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer has continued to evolve over the last several years, with emerging identification of biomarkers that underlie heterogeneity of responses to new and existing therapy. Ongoing clinical research seeks to identify new therapeutic options in molecularly-defined subgroups of patients. We will review the most exciting and clinically impactful research findings in this presentation.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / July 19
UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture- Meeting the Unique Needs of Pediatric Oncology Patients
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Thomas Alexander, MD, MPH. Every year, an estimated 250,000+ new cases of cancer affect children under the age of 20 worldwide. This lecture will provide an overview of common pediatric oncology diseases, the general outcomes, and recent treatment advances.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 15
UNC Cancer Network North Carolina Community College - Caring for the Patient with Leukemia, Lymphoma, or Multiple Myeloma
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an North Carolina Community College lecture with Thomas C. Shea, MD. This talk will describe what these diseases are and how they manifest in most patients, the sort of general treatments required for each of these diseases, and what the needs are for patients and their caregivers while patients are undergoing treatment It will also discuss anticipated complications and outcomes resulting from treatment for these diseases and long term issues faced by patients treated for these diseases.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 15
UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture– Survivorship Care Planning: Beyond Standard 3.3
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN. Survivorship is defined as one who remains alive and continues to function during and after overcoming a serious hardship or life-threatening disease. In cancer, a person is considered to be a survivor from the time of diagnosis until the end of life. This session will review the definition and attributes of being a survivor, what we know about survivors and their needs throughout their cancer journey. Survivorship care planning implications to meet these needs will be described and discussed.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 2
UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture– Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Cancer
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Lauren Lux, LCSW. Adolescents and Young Adult living with cancer have unique medical and psychosocial needs. The recognition of these needs has created a new field of study in practice in the oncology world. As such many institutions are developing multidisciplinary teams to address AYA needs. However, you don't need a huge budget or a new program to make an impact with this age group. We will establish the age specific needs of this group and discuss some simple changes to make in your day to day practice that will help you meet your AYA patients' needs.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Nov. 2