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Integrative Medicine and Cancer Care — PCC Lecture

May 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm




UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents a Patient Centered Care Lecture


Photo of Denise Spector, PhD, MPH, ANP, RYT

Denise Spector, PhD, MPH, ANP, RYT

Oncology Nurse Practitioner
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Integrative Medicine
and Cancer Care


Lecture Description

The presentation will provide an overview of Integrative Medicine (IM) and Lifestyle Medicine for oncology patients, including definitions of IM, integrative oncology, and lifestyle medicine as they relate to the care of oncology patients.  Specific strategies that may be incorporated to enhance the care of those affected by cancer will be highlighted, along with a description of the Integrative Medicine Consultative Service through the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP).  Additional resources/websites will be provided.

Learning Objectives:

  • Differentiate between integrative medicine and alternative medicine for cancer patients.
  • Describe three evidence-based strategies that may help improve the quality of life for individuals affected by cancer.
  • Identify appropriate cancer patients/survivors who may benefit from an integrative medicine consultation and the process for making a referral through CCSP.


To Receive FREE Continuing Education Credit
for this Live Lecture:

    • Attend 50 minutes or more of the live lecture:
      • by using Zoom (registration link above) or
      • by going to a designated site.
    • Attendees must use Zoom video so they can see the presentation’s slides and video components!
    • Joining by Audio-only does not qualify for CE credit!
    • After the live lecture, complete an evaluation and download your certificate.
    • The Live Activity Evaluation Instructions (LAEI) and password is provided after the lecture to those who attend 50 minutes or more of the live lecture:
      • At a designated site, the site coordinator will provide the LAEI.
      • With Zoom Webinar, an email containing a link to the LAEI will be sent within 24 hours of the lecture
    • You have 7 days from the date of the lecture to complete your electronic evaluation and claim a certificate of credit.

Lecture Resources:


UNCLCN Site Coordinators:


Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Continuing Education Credit:

  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in about a month.
  • Please visit to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.


*Lecture topic subject to change.

The program was co-provided with the Greensboro Area Health Education Center.


May 12, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
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