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  • NC Community College Oncology
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Thomas C. Shea, MD 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.
  • NC Community College Oncology
  • Participation
$0.00
Tammy Triglianos, DNP, ANP-BC, AOCNP, will provide an overview of Colorectal Cancer: prevention, screening, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment, survivorship.
  • NC Community College Oncology
  • Participation
$0.00
This lecture will have two parts. The first part will focus on prevention and recognition of melanoma and it will be given by Dr Thomas. The second part will introduce the student to immuno-oncology and show how the concepts of that field apply to the medications that are used in advanced disease. We will do this through case presentations.
  • NC Community College Oncology
  • Participation
$0.00
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.  
  • NC Community College Oncology
  • Participation
$0.00
Discussion of cancers of the head and neck, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment and survival. Discussion will also include information on the HPV vaccine. Side effects of treatment will be discussed including the emotional impact and quality of life issues.
  • NC Community College Oncology
  • Participation
$0.00
Discussion of gastrointestinal cancers including risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment and survival. Discussion will also include information pancreatic cancer and the exploration of the recent and significant increase in liver cancer. Side effects of treatment will be discussed including the emotional impact and quality of life issues.
  • NC Community College Oncology
  • Participation
$0.00
An introductory course on radiation oncology and its role in conjunction with surgery and systemic therapy in multidisciplinary cancer care. Broad overview of a variety of indications for radiation, logistics of radiation treatment delivery, and side effects of treatment.
  • NC Community College Oncology
  • Participation
$0.00
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.
  • NC Community College Oncology
  • Participation
$0.00
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.
  • NC Community College Oncology
  • Participation
$0.00
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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