Annual Meeting

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14th Annual Meeting
October 16-18, 2014 in Wilmington, NC


• Discuss the use of a Navigator to improve rates of lung-directed therapy with curative intent (surgical resection or stereotactic body radiotherapy) among African Americans with lung cancer.
• Discuss ways to enhance recruitment and retention in cancer clinical trials, particularly among racial and ethnic minority populations.
• Outline standard methods used for reporting accurately collected data in clinical trials.
• Review clinical and subclinical CV injury after chemotherapy. 
• Review indications and contraindications for cardiac MRI.
• Discuss the importance of reaching underserved populations in clinical trials. 
• Discuss mechanisms and barriers related to treatment among African American cancer patients.
• Discuss standard methods for submitting regulatory materials for clinical trial reviews. 
• Discuss the use of a breathing technique to improve dyspnea with lung cancer. 
• Describe the importance of conducting clinical trials in the community setting.
• Discuss symptom management including study results and significance. 
• Discuss data submission in RB clinical trials. 
• Discuss approaches to Cancer Care Delivery Research. 
• Identify future cancer trial perspectives. 
• Discuss brain function in elderly patients treated with chemotherapy. 
• Discuss survivorship and rural patients with lung cancer.  
• Discuss an overview of cancer cognition research.
• Discuss cancer treatments that possibly accelerate aging including cognitive aging. 
• Discuss an overview of the existing literature on cognitive dysfunction associated with cancer and its treatment and where the field is headed.
• Discuss an overview of what is known about the underlying mechanisms of cognitive dysfunction associated with cancer and its treatment and where the field is headed. 

Hilton Wilmington Riverside

A landmark on the Wilmington Riverfront,  the Hilton Wilmington Riverside is a full service hotel in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina that delivers a refreshing blend of historic charm, modern comfort and Southern hospitality. Experience a contemporary hotel on the Wilmington Riverwalk with upscale amenities so you can relax, work, dine, connect, explore and enjoy the beautiful scenes of historic downtown Wilmington.

Please call the Hilton directly at (910) 343-6123 for room reservations.  You may ask for the CCCWFU rate, but due to the September 15th deadline, rates will vary based on occupancy.  


This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This education activity has been approved for a maximum of 14.5 education credits. Each participant should claim only those credits actually spent in the activity. 

Special Needs 

The Wake Forest School of Medicine adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please report any special needs you may have for participation in or access to this educational activity to our office at 336-716-0891. 


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