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Recognizing and Managing Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

August 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Recognizing and Managing Side Effects of Cancer Treatment – Michelle Gardiner, PharmD, BCOP, CPP — Wednesday, August 12th at Noon (Patient Centered Care Lecture)
UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents a Patient Centered Care Lecture

 

Michelle Gardiner, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

Michelle Gardiner, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

Clinical Pharmacist
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Recognizing and Managing Side Effects
of Cancer Treatment

 

Lecture Description

Dr. Michelle Gardiner will discuss topics relevant to common and problematic side effects of anti-cancer treatments.  Issues to be covered include; handling of acute infusion reactions, prevention and treatment of peripheral neuropathy, and the importance of recognizing and evaluating cancer-related fatigue in patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify strategies for preventing and treating acute infusion reactions
  • Describe non-pharmacological and pharmacological ways to prevent or manage chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cancer-related fatigue and list treatable contributing factors

Handouts

 

Details

Date:
August 12, 2020
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