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

April 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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.


Lecture Resources

  • Flyer
  • Live Link
  • Details for testing and viewing our live video and recordings in Mediasite

Details

Date:
April 24, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

NC