Future events

UNC Lineberger offers a variety of events for supporters, patients and their families, and scientists and physicians.

  • 2017-07-26T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-07-26T13:00:00-04:00
We 26. Jul.

Jul 26, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Benjamin Vincent, MD. Vincent will discuss new options for the use of immunotherapy in the field of oncology. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.

  • 2017-07-28T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-07-28T13:00:00-04:00
Fr 28. Jul.

Jul 28, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Mary W. Dunn, RN, MSN, OCN, NP-C. The American Cancer Society reports that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men. Learn about current findings in the area of prevention, what to expect from diagnosis and treatment, and steps to improve quality of life in survivorship. Community Lunch and Learn lectures are geared toward cancer patients, survivors, family, friends, and care givers/supports but anyone interested in learning more about cancer is welcome to join us. Every lecture has a question and answer section at the end so feel free to ask the presenter for clarification or more information. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.

  • 2017-08-01T00:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-08-31T23:59:59-04:00
Tu 1. Aug.

Aug 01, 2017 to Aug 31, 2017

Throughout the month of August, Crown Imports and all Corona wholesalers across the state have committed 5 cents of every case of Corona Extra and Corona Light sold and 100 percent of the donations from paper lime purchases to the N.C. Cancer Hospital.

  • 2017-08-09T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-08-09T13:00:00-04:00
We 9. Aug.

Aug 09, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with AnnMarie Walton, PhD, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES. Research indicates that individuals in the agricultural industry who come in to contact with certain pesticides have an increased risk of developing leukemia and other cancers. This lecture will review a study done to understand which pesticide protective behaviors, mandated to be taught by the Worker Protection Standard, farmworkers actually practice. It will also provide insights into clinical considerations in caring for this patient population. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.

  • 2017-08-21T12:30:00-04:00
  • 2017-08-21T17:00:00-04:00
Mo 21. Aug.

Aug 21, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 05:00 PM
Carolina Club Alumni Center, 150 Stadium Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is hosting the UNC Colorectal Cancer Retreat to bring together researchers, clinicians, and trainees at UNC and NC State who are actively working in colorectal cancer research and patient care.

  • 2017-08-23T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-08-23T13:00:00-04:00
We 23. Aug.

Aug 23, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Tracy Rose, MD, MPH. This lecture will provide an overview of risk factors associated with kidney cancer and provide information on advances in treatment. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.

  • 2017-08-25T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-08-25T13:00:00-04:00
Fr 25. Aug.

Aug 25, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Melissa Holt, RN, BSN, OCN. Knowing how to provide support to friends and family members in times of need can be difficult. Learn how to find the words and the silence to show how deeply you care when communicating with others facing cancer. Community Lunch and Learn lectures are geared toward cancer patients, survivors, family, friends, and care givers/supports but anyone interested in learning more about cancer is welcome to join us. Every lecture has a question and answer section at the end so feel free to ask the presenter for clarification or more information. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.

  • 2017-08-25T19:30:00-04:00
  • 2017-08-26T23:00:00-04:00
Fr 25. Aug.

Aug 25, 2017 07:30 PM to Aug 26, 2017 11:00 PM
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro

Enjoy two nights of incredible live music at Carrboro's iconic Cat's Cradle August 25 - 26 to support the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation.

  • 2017-09-13T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-13T13:00:00-04:00
We 13. Sep.

Sep 13, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Meredith D. Keisler, PharmD, BCOP, CPP. It is estimated that over 50 percent of cancer patients will experience pain associated with their diagnosis, many of whom will require opioid therapy. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, opioids, prescription and illicit, are the main driver of drug overdose deaths in the US. Between 2014-2015, there was a 14.5% increase in drug overdose death rates in North Carolina. This lecture will discuss management of pain in an oncology setting while considering risk factors for opioid abuse and addiction. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.