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How to care for the breast cancer patient using multiple modalities; medical oncology, surgical oncology, and radiation oncology, with a brief examination of chemotherapy side effects and financial toxicities of treatment, a lecture for nursing students. The lecture will include diagnostic vs screening mammograms, biopsies, excisional biopsy, lumpectomy, mastectomy, lymph node management and lymphedema prevention, and management. Discussion will cover pre-op and post-op management. Lecture will not cover breast reconstruction.
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This presentation will provide the basics for lung cancer patient care with updated guidelines and needs prior to starting the treatment process.  We will start with symptoms leading to diagnosis and the steps that one will go through to obtain accurate information to start treatment.  It is an ever-evolving process with lung cancer to help increase survival and quality of life.
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Unintended weight loss and anorexia in patients with cancer is associated with decreased performance status, reduced response and tolerance to treatment, decreased survival, and reduced quality of life. This lecture discusses the importance of proactive nutritional interventions vital to improving patient outcomes.  
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An overview of genitourinary oncology, including a discussion of prostate, bladder, kidney, and testis cancers and associated oncology-related professions, as well as a discussion of the needs specific to genitourinary oncology patients.
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Hospice and palliative care are health care services created during the past 40 years to meet the needs of patients living with serious illness, including cancer, and their families.  Delivered by teams of interdisciplinary health professionals, these services improve the quality of life and care of patients.  This lecture will discuss the development of palliative care and hospice, the components of these services and their outcomes for patients and families and the careers available to health care professionals dedicated to serving patients with cancers of all ages.
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Daniel Clarke-Pearson, MD, and Lyn Filip, RN, BSN, OCN, will discuss the multidisciplinary management and care of women with gynecologic cancers (cervix, uterine and ovarian cancer). The lecture will incorporate anatomy, incidence, risk factors, early signs, spread of cancer and the first visit to a gynecologic oncologist for women with endometrial, ovarian and cervical cancers.
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This lecture will provide information to identify current and future cancer survivorship trends, use a framework to analyze survivors’ risks for long-term late effects and identify unmet needs, describe the APPs role in delivering follow-up/survivorship care and list survivorship resources.
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Dr. Siddharth Sheth from the UNC Lineberger Head and Neck Oncology group will describe relevant updates in systemic therapy for head and neck cancers for health care providers throughout the state of North Carolina. Additional topical management considerations or recommendations for this patient population may also be presented.
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Dr. Frances Collichio from the UNC Lineberger Melanoma group will describe relevant updates in understanding and managing toxicities of immunotherapies for health care providers throughout the state of North Carolina.
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Dr. Joshua Zeidner will discuss updates in the diagnostic testing and prognostic subclassifications of AML which drive therapeutic decisions. This presentation will highlight perceived paradigm shifts for AML and older adults.

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