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Gynecologic Cancers: A Team Approach to Women’s Health Care — NCCC Lecture

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Gynecologic Cancers: A Team Approach to Women’s Health Care – Daniel Clarke-Pearson, MD, and Lyn Filip, RN, BSN, OCN — February 17th at Noon (NC Community College Oncology Lecture)
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Photo of Daniel Clarke-Pearson, MD

Daniel Clarke-Pearson, MD

Professor
Gynecologic Oncology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Photo of Lyn Filip, RN, BSN, OCN

Lyn Filip, RN, BSN, OCN

Assistant Professor
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Gynecologic Cancers:
A Team Approach to Women’s Health Care

 

Lecture Description

Daniel Clarke-Pearson, MD, and Lyn Filip, RN, BSN, OCN, will discuss the multidisciplinary management and care of women with gynecologic cancers (cervix, uterine and ovarian cancer). The lecture will incorporate anatomy, incidence, risk factors, early signs, spread of cancer and the first visit to a gynecologic oncologist for women with endometrial, ovarian and cervical cancers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the common signs and symptoms of cervix, uterine and ovarian cancers.
  • Describe the value of pap smears and HPV vaccination in the prevention of cervical cancer.
  • Describe the methods used to diagnose cervix, uterine and ovarian cancer.
  • Identify risk factors and screening tests used appropriately for gynecologic cancers.
  • Discuss HPV vaccination, the need, timing of vaccinations and outcomes.

 


Lecture Resources:

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*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organizer

UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu