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Helping Patients with Breast Cancer — RN and Allied Health Lecture

June 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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


Katharine Harrell, NP-C

Katharine Harrell, NP-C

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


Helping Patients with Breast Cancer


Lecture Description

This lecture touches on various topics important in helping breast cancer patients. We’ll discuss early detection, risk factors, diagnoses, treatment, and survivorship as well as breast cancer treatment modalities, including hormone inhibitors. Some patients will might want information about plastic surgery (breast reconstruction), and tips on using cryotherapy for prevention of peripheral neuropathy.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Identify basic breast anatomy and the components of a breast exam
  • Define benign v malignant breast disorders
  • Describe the basic treatment and follow-up of patients being treated for or having survived breast cancer therapies



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June 12, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
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