Topics in Cancer Pharmacy in North Carolina: Updates for Oral Chemotherapy for 2022 - SPOC

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Webinar Description

Oral chemotherapy is becoming increasingly common in treatment of various malignancies. Although oral oncolytics are extremely beneficial for patients, they also present unique challenges for patients and providers alike. Implementing oral chemotherapy often requires a multidisciplinary approach. This lecture discusses several considerations for oral chemotherapy such as prescribing, patient education, adherence, medication access, cost and insurance authorization, monitoring, supportive care, and more. We will walk through a patient case to highlight practical suggestions for successful implementation of oral chemotherapy for patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify important considerations for prescribing oral chemotherapy
  • Explain the steps involved in dispensing/distribution of oral chemotherapy to patients
  • Describe best practices in monitoring, toxicity management, and follow-up for patients receiving oral chemotherapy


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Cancer Treatment in North Carolina: Research to Practice (formerly Medical and Surgical Oncology) webinars cover the spectrum of anti-cancer therapy, with a focus on recent research developments, both locally and at large, and what’s ready for regular practice. Perspectives from medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgery will be included.

This series incorporates an understanding of practice dynamics and concerns throughout the state of North Carolina, and the availability of clinical trials and subspecialty expertise to inform care.

These webinars provide FREE continuing education credit.

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Bianka Patel, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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