NCCC Lecture: Community Resources for the Patient with Cancer

Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture that will discuss community resources that are available for patients and families experiencing cancer. Every lecture has a question and answer (Q & A) section at the end, so feel free to ask the presenters for clarification or more information. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at a participating NC Community College site. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.

  • NCCC Lecture: Community Resources for the Patient with Cancer
  • 2017-03-27T13:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-03-27T14:00:00-04:00
  • Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture that will discuss community resources that are available for patients and families experiencing cancer. Every lecture has a question and answer (Q & A) section at the end, so feel free to ask the presenters for clarification or more information. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at a participating NC Community College site. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.
When Mar 27, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM (EST / UTC-400)
Where Live at an NC Community College site near you.
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-445-1000
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3D rendering of a forming puzzle with the word Community

Speakers

Jenny Hanspal, RN, BSN, OCN
Nurse Navigator
Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
Patient and Family Resource Center
NC Cancer Hospital

Michelle Gardiner, PharmD, BCOP, CPP
Oncology Pharmacist
NC Cancer Hospital

Julia Rodriguez-O'Donnell, LCSW
Oncology Outpatient Social Worker
UNC Social Work
NC Cancer Hospital

Diane Bensley, LCSW
Oncology Outpatient Social Worker
UNC Social Work
NC Cancer Hospital

Cindy Rogers, JD
Oncology Patient Assistance Coordinator
Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
Patient and Family Resource Center
NC Cancer Hospital

Lecture Objectives

  • Define the different types of cancer treatment facilities available in North Carolina.
  • Explain how to select credible resources and utilize them in the most effective way possible.
  • Describe the types of resources that are available to the NC cancer patient, including: 
    • Pharmacy assistance/medication assistance programs for different types of cancer.
    • Benefits and financial resources (Medicaid, Medicare, Disability and grants).
    • Legal resources.
    • Psycho-social cancer support, survivorship programs, access to clinical trials, and end-of-life support.


Interested student participants are invited to contact  in order to be connected to a NC Community College site coordinator.


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