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NC Community College Lecture: Understanding the Psychosocial Needs of Patients Experiencing Cancer

September 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Justin M. Yopp, PhD
Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Psychology
Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lecture Objectives

  • Describe the spectrum of psychosocial needs for individuals experiencing cancer during diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship or end-of-life care.

  • Define the role that mental health professionals play in meeting the psychosocial needs of cancer patients.

  • Discuss professional services that are available to patients and their families during a cancer experience.

  • Discuss the importance of collaboration and teamwork in meeting the psychosocial needs of cancer patients.

Lecture Resources

  • Flyer
  • Presentation Handout (Coming Soon)
  • Live Link (Coming Soon)


September 25, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm