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Caring for the patient with Hematologic Cancers: Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma — NCCC Lecture

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

Free
Caring for the Patient with Hematologic Cancers: Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma – Natalie Grover, MD, and Courtney Berry, RN, BA, BSN, MA, OCN — March 17th at Noon (NC Community College Oncology Lecture)
UNC Cancer Network's NC Community College logo with Free General Participation Certificate mark

 

Photo of Natalie Grover, MD

Natalie Grover, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology
Clinical Director of Cellular Therapy Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Photo of Courtney (Whicker) Berry, RN, BA, BSN, MA, OCN

Courtney Berry, BS, MA, BSN, RN, OCN

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Malignant Hematology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC Hospitals
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Caring for the patient with Hematologic Cancers:
Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma

 

Lecture Description

We will provide an introduction to blood cancers including risk factors, epidemiology, presenting symptoms, general treatment, and caregiver and survivorship issues. We will also discuss the multidisciplinary approach to taking care of patients with hematologic malignancies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma and describe the differences between the diseases
  • Discuss signs and symptoms and general treatments for hematologic cancers
  • Describe the multidisciplinary approach to caring for patients with hematologic cancers
  • Recognize survivorship issues for patients with hematologic cancers

 


Lecture Resources:

Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Certificates:

  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in April 2020.
  • Please visit learn.unccn.org to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.

 

*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
March 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
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