NCCC Lecture: Caring for the Patient and Family Experiencing Pediatric or Adolescent Cancer

Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture that will highlight special considerations for caring for patients and families experiencing pediatric or adolescent cancer. Every lecture has a question and answer 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: Caring for the Patient and Family Experiencing Pediatric or Adolescent Cancer
  • 2017-04-24T13:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-04-24T14:00:00-04:00
  • Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture that will highlight special considerations for caring for patients and families experiencing pediatric or adolescent cancer. Every lecture has a question and answer 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 Apr 24, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM (EST / UTC-400)
Where Live at a NC Community College site near you
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-445-1000
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Speaker

Andrew B. Smitherman, MD
St. Baldrick's Foundation Fellow
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lecture Objectives

  • Describe the types, stages and diagnostic tests available for treating pediatric cancer patients. 

  • Discuss the treatment options, management of side effects and emotional needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families. 

  • Review pediatric patient outcomes with therapy. 

  • Discuss the importance of collaboration and teamwork to enhance quality of care and patient outcomes. This includes an emphasis on the family for pediatric patients.

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


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