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Disparities in Breast Cancer: A Biology, Health Services and Solutions Story (RN and Allied Health Lecture)

January 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

UNC Cancer Network's RN and Allied Health logo with Free CNE and ASRT continuing education credits mark

 

Photo of Katherine Reeder-Hayes, MD, MBA, MSc

Katherine Reeder-Hayes, MD, MBA, MSc

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

Photo of Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, MPH

Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Cancer Prevention and Control
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Disparities in Breast Cancer:
A Biology, Health Services and Solutions Story

 

Lecture Description

This lecture will explore the impact of racial disparities on breast cancer treatment outcomes, especially the disproportionate financial burden on black patients.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Describe the epidemiology of racial disparities in breast cancer and identity the most affected subtypes
  • Discuss how tumor biology impacts racial differences in breast cancer
  • Identify evidence for disparities in treatment access and cost as factor in racial outcome differences

 


To Receive FREE Continuing Education Credit for this Live Lecture:
  • Attend the live lecture, either by going to a designated site or by using Zoom (registration link above). Find out more about hosting a designated site.
  • Be present in the lecture for a minimum of 50 minutes.
  • After attending the live lecture, complete an evaluation and download your certificate.
  • The instructions and password for the evaluation will be provided after the lecture is over.
    • If you attend at a designated site, the site coordinator will provide you with the Live Activity Evaluation Instructions.
    • If you attend via Zoom Webinar, you will receive an email 24 hours after the lecture with a link to the Live Activity Evaluation Instructions.
  • Attendance at the live lecture is required to receive the Live Activity Evaluation Instructions.
Lecture Resources:

 

UNCCN Site Coordinators:
  • All documents and information for UNCCN Site Coordinators (including connection information, presentation handout, and links to obtain certificates) can be accessed on the UNC Cancer Network Learning Portal.

 

Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Continuing Education Credit:
  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in February 2019. Please visit learn.unccn.org to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.

 

*Lecture topic subject to change.
Photos courtesy of Brian Strickland.

Details

Date:
January 9
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

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