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Helping Patients with Breast Cancer — RN and Allied Health Lecture

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

Free
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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Details

Date:
June 12, 2019
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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