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Caring for the Patient with Head and Neck Cancer (NC Community College Oncology Lecture)

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Free
Caring for the Patient with Head and Neck Cancer
UNC Cancer Network's NC Community College logo with Free General Participation Certificate mark

 

Hazel Hampton, RN, BSN, CMSRN, OCN

Hazel Hampton, RN, BSN, CMSRN, OCN

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Cancer
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Photo of Stephanie She, RN, BSN, OCN

Stephanie Shea, RN, BSN, OCN

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Cancer
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Caring for the Patient with a Head and Neck Cancer

 

Lecture Description

Discussion of cancers of the head and neck, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment and survival. Discussion will also include information on the HPV vaccine. Side effects of treatment will be discussed including the emotional impact and quality of life issues.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Describe the modifiable/non-modifiable risk factors for cancers of the head & neck, as well as signs and symptoms.
  • Identify the major treatment modalities, and at least 3 major side effects of these treatments.
  • Discuss the emotional impact and quality of life issues with cancers of the head and neck.

 


Lecture Resources:
Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Certificates:
  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in March 2019. Please visit learn.unccn.org to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.

 

*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free
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