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Oncologic Emergencies — PCC Lecture

June 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm




UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents a Patient Centered Care Lecture


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Jacob Stein, MD

Fellow, Division of Hematology & Oncology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Oncologic Emergencies


Lecture Description

A review of several of the most common clinical emergencies that occur with malignancy and how to manage them, with tips on management and discussion of common misconceptions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize several of the most common oncologic emergencies, including spinal cord compression, SVC syndrome and hypercalcemia.
  • Recall key diagnostic steps in identifying these oncologic emergencies as well as pathophysiologic mechanisms.
  • Describe the approach to management of acute malignant spinal cord compression, SVC syndrome, and hypercalcemia.



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.
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*Lecture topic subject to change.


June 9, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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