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Helping Patients with Esophageal Cancer — RN and Allied Health Lecture

August 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Helping Patients with Esophageal Cancer
UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents an RN and Allied Health Lecture with “FREE CNE, ACPE, and ASRT continuing education credits

 

Shifali Arora, MD

Shifali Arora, MD

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

Kathleen Ferrell, MPAS, PA-C

Kathleen Ferrell, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Helping Patients with Esophageal Cancer

 

Lecture Description

Esophageal cancer treatments have evolved greatly over the last few decades. Depending on depth of invasion, endoscopic therapies are now part of the treatment algorithm. We will follow two cases from diagnosis to treatment to highlight therapeutic options and common side effects and complications.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Recognize the common complications and side effects associated with esophagectomy
  • Recognize the common complications and side effects associated with cryotherapy and RFA
  • Describe how to treat the most common post treatment symptoms

 

 


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Details

Date:
August 14, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

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