WF NCORP Research Base Annual Meeting


Alternative Hotels who still have rooms available are:

  • Hyatt Regency - 220 North Main Street - (803) 235-1234
  • Hampton Inn - 171 River Place - (864) 271-8700

October 15-17, 2015
Greenville, South Carolina

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The Westin Poinsett
Conveniently located in Greenville (SC), The Westin Poinsett Greenville Hotel is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. We are just a few blocks from over 50 shops and restaurants as well as The Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Falls Park on the Reedy River, and the Bi-Lo Center.

 Please visit the Westin Poinsett Research Base webpage for room reservations.  The WF NCORP RB rate will vary based on occupancy and is available until September 23rd.

The 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 14.0 Contact Hours.  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. 


  1. Discuss the use of statins related to cardiovascular injury in patients receiving anthracycline chemotherapy.
  2. Discuss overall effects of chemotherapy on cardiac function and ADLs in breast cancer survivors.
  3. Discuss possible resolutions to overcome general patient enrollment issues.
  4. Discuss possible resolutions to overcome common data collection issues.
  5. Discuss role of Patient Navigator for AAs with lung cancer.
  6. Summarize key results from studies completed in the Research Base.
  7. Demonstrates correct administration of breathing device and QOL questionnaires.
  8. Summarize key reasons for doing epidemiology studies in chemotherapy breast cancer survivors.
  9. Summarize key eligibility criteria and overall study design for cardio toxicity study.
  10. Discuss role of “fast” MRIs and possible effects on clinical work load.
  11. Discuss the role of patient navigator to and optimizing cancer care for African Americans with lung cancer.
  12. Discuss the role of a breathing device for lung cancer patients with anxiety.
  13. Discuss the role of acupuncture for xerostomia in head/neck cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.
  14. Provide rationale for use of donepezil in breast cancer patients with cognitive impairment following chemotherapy.
  15. Discuss the role of memantine and cognitive dysfunction related to radiation therapy.
  16. Discuss the role of ramapril and cognitive dysfunction related to radiation therapy.
  17. Summarize key ways cancer treatment affects employment among cancer survivors.
  18. Summarize key criteria for enrollment of lung cancer survivors to treatment satisfaction survey study.
  19. Discuss use of "fast" MRIs, for detection of cardiac toxicity.


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