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Second Annual North Carolina Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Symposium

April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer: Exploring Palliative and End-of-Life Care

The Second Annual North Carolina Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Symposium will bring together multidisciplinary providers and researchers from across the state who are interested in improving care for this patient population. With a focus on the unique palliative and end-of-life care needs of Adolescent and Young Adults in North Carolina, this knowledge-based symposium will feature a mix of didactic lectures and panel discussions.



Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Researchers, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Child Life Specialists, Advance Practice Providers (APPs), Hospital Administrators & Program Directors


Upon completion of this knowledge-based educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the unique palliative care needs of the Adolescent and Young Adult oncology population during end of life through provider and patient perspectives
  • Identify and apply strategies to improve palliative and end-of-life care for Adolescent and Young Adults in North Carolina
  • Provide opportunities for intra-state connection and collaboration across North Carolina


  • Lauren Lux, MSW, LCSW
  • Leeza Park, MD
  • Thomas B. Russell, MD
  • John M. Salsman, PhD
  • Carla Strom, MLA
  • Mallori Thompson, MA, LPC, NCC
  • Karen M. Winkfield, MD, PhD


Hampton Inn – Bermuda Run
196 NC Hwy 801 North
Bermuda Run, NC 27006
Phone: 336-998-3480
A block of rooms has been reserved for April 4, 2019 – April 6, 2019. The special room rate will be available until March 20th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.


April 5, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm


WinMock at Kinderton
168 East Kinderton Way
Bermuda Run, NC 27006 United States
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