Can a story be your most effective cancer control tool? Stories help us remember, shape our identity, and influence how we see the world. The July NCI "Research to Reality" cyber-seminar will examine the role of effective narratives in cancer control prevention and implementation. Join experts, including UNC Lineberger's own Dr. Stephanie Wheeler, for a wide-ranging discussion of the power of story-telling -- not just as a“ communication channel” but the research behind what makes for an effective narrative.
Novel sulindac derivatives with potent and selective anticancer activity by targeting phospodiesterase 10A and Ras
Gary A. Piazza, PhD, Chief, Drug Discovery Research Center, Abraham A. Mitchell Distinguished Investigator, Professor of Oncologic Sciences and Pharmacology, University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute
Jian Ma, PhD, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Joe Ramos, PhD, Professor and Program Director of Cancer Biology, University of Hawaii Cancer Center
The 2015 Susan G. Komen Triangle Race for the Cure is scheduled for Saturday, June 13th on the campus of Meredith College in Raleigh. This is the second year that UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare are walking as one team as part of the race. Join us!
Making the Complex Simple: Developing and Applying Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy Techniques to Answer Biological Questions
Michelle S. Itano, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory of Cellular Biophysics, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Pablo Ariel, PhD, Research Support Specialist, Bio-Imaging Resource Center, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
4500 Marriott Dr, Raleigh, NC 27612
On Monday, June 8, the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina will host a breakfast celebration in honor of National Cancer Survivor's Day. The breakfast will be held at the Crabtree Marriott Hotel in Raleigh. The event will be free for all lung cancer survivors and one additional guest, but pre-registration is requested.
100 Friday Center Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Join us on Saturday, June 6 for UNC Cancer Survivors Day. Held at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, this special celebration of life is free and open to all cancer survivors and their caregivers. The event will include interactive workshops on a broad range of topics - from physical activity and nutrition to work issues, fun activities and a keynote address from UNC Women's Basketball Coach and cancer survivor Sylvia Hatchell. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
100 Marriott Way Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Ask the Doctor is a national series of two-hour, topic-specific community based-programs that provide an update on lymphoma treatment by a medical doctor with an extensive question-and-answer session. The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 4 at the Courtyard Marriott in Chapel Hill. The program is offered free-of-charge to lymphoma patients and caregivers, however, pre-registration is required.