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.

When Nov 28, 2018
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where UNC Cancer Network
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-445-1000
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Eliza Park, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Research
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Understanding and Treating Anxiety &
Depression in Patients and Families with Cancer

Lecture Description

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.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Describe the epidemiology of depression and anxiety disorders in patients with cancer and their family caregivers
  • Recognize the initial pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment strategies for anxiety and depression in cancer
  • Identify the major risk factors for suicide among patients with cancer

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