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Oncologic Emergencies – Patient Centered Care (UNC Lineberger Cancer Network)

June 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jacob Stein, MD

Fellow, Division of Hematology & Oncology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Oncologic Emergencies


Lecture Description

A review of several of the most common clinical emergencies that occur with malignancy and how to manage them, with tips on management and discussion of common misconceptions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize several of the most common oncologic emergencies, including spinal cord compression, SVC syndrome and hypercalcemia.
  • Recall key diagnostic steps in identifying these oncologic emergencies as well as pathophysiologic mechanisms.
  • Describe the approach to management of acute malignant spinal cord compression, SVC syndrome, and hypercalcemia.



June 9, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm