December in Review

From the Telehealth Director
It is with a heavy heart that I share with you that the UNC Cancer Network will be saying farewell to Alan Brown, who will be leaving us at the end of 2017. Alan has been with the UNC Cancer Network since July of 2016. During Alan's 18-month tenure, he almost single handedly developed our new UNC Cancer Network Learning Portal ( www.learn.unccn.org ). This is the tool that now allows us to provide our lectures as enduring materials, with credit up to one year, for applicable series (Please click on headline to read full article).
Insights into Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Myelodysplastic Syndrome or MDS is a blood disorder that affects about 10,000 new patients each year in the United States. This disease mostly occurs in people over age 60, and commonly presents with fatigue or shortness of breath from a low number of red blood cells in the bloodstream (Please click on headline to read full article).
UNCCN Telehealth Team CPR - AED Certified
The UNCCN Telehealth team recently attended a Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) class at the AHA Training Center in Chapel Hill (Please click on headline to read full article).