Events

Below is a comprehensive list of events affiliated with UNC Lineberger - from seminars to patient support programs to fundraisers. We have a lot to offer! If you would like to view events by type, please use the links to the left.

NSF CAREER Grant Mentorship Meeting May 23, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM Davis Library, second floor Research Hub,
This event will include tips, lessons-learned, resources and successful insights from UNC CAREER grant winners. There will be small group mentoring sessions with detailed discussions, so please bring your proposal ideas and questions.
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Impact of Patient Reported Outcomes on Patient Care May 24, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Ethan Basch, MD, MSc. Patient reported outcomes of symptoms, quality of life, and functional status can be used to assess and improve quality of care for cancer patients. This lecture will provide an overview of current news and advances in this area of research. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites.
Cancer Immunotherapy: Science Driving Combinatorial Strategies May 25, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Chris Boshoff, MD, PhD, Senior Vice President, Head of Immuno-Oncology, Early Development and Translational Oncology, Pfizer
UNC Cancer Survivors Day Jun 10, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 03:00 PM The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education,
UNC Cancer Care is hosting its annual UNC Cancer Survivors Day on Saturday, June 10, 9:30 am - 3 pm, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. Event highlights include a keynote talk by Judge Carl Fox and Julia Kemp Fox and interactive educational talks and discussions for cancer survivors and their caregivers. Lunch and snacks will be provided. The event is free but registration is required.
RN/AH Lecture: The Power of Teamwork -- Navigating Patients with Complex Needs Jun 14, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Amy DePue, BS, RN, OCN, CBCN and Jacquelyn Webb, RN, BSN, OCN. Collaboration among care team members is critical when working with oncology patients that have complex needs. This lecture will provide information and strategies on how teamwork can promote patient-centered care and lead to improved outcomes. 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.
Epithelial Plasticity and Hormone Therapy Resistance in Prostate Cancer Jun 20, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Andrew J. Armstrong, MD, ScM, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Associate Director for Clinical Research in Genitourinary Oncology, Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Treatment of Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma Jun 28, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Brandi Reeves, MD. Approaches to treatment for patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma requires evaluation of previous treatments, the toxicities associated with them, and an assessment of prognostic factors. This lecture will share updates and new options of treatment for this disease. 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.
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: Understanding and Living with Chemo Brain Jun 30, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Karla Thompson, PhD. Chemotherapy can affect attention, memory, and thinking in cancer patients. Learn about tips a strategies for dealing with this condition and find out about resources to help you or loved one cope with "Chemo Brain." 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.
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Distress in Older Adults: Why should we care? What we should do about it? Jul 12, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Trevor A. Jolly, MBBS. Older adults experiencing cancer often have unique contributing factors that can cause physical and emotional distress. This lecture will examine some of these factors and offer information to help guide interventions and treatment decisions  for this 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.
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: New Options for Immunotherapy: Where We Are and Where We're Going 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. Dr. 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.
Community Lunch and Learn on Cancer: Prostate Cancer: What to Expect Along the Journey 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.