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.

Cytokine Activation to Opitmize NK Cell Immunotherapy for Leukemia Nov 21, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Rizwan Romee, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, SEction of Bone Marrow Transplant & Leukemia, Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
NCCC Lecture: End-of-Life Care Options for Patients with Cancer Nov 27, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture. Christine Kistler, MD, MASc will discuss the end-of-life care options that are available to patients experiencing cancer. She will also discuss resources that are available to family members during the cancer journey. Every lecture has a question and answer (Q & A) section at the end, so feel free to ask the presenters for clarification or more information. Use the link provided to register to attend via GoToWebinar.
Preventive Vaccines and Immunotherapy for HIV/AIDS Nov 28, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM Bioinformatics 1131,
Rama Amara, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine
Metabolism and the Epigenome: Lessons from mutant IDH Nov 29, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Julie-Aurore Losman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Geriatric Oncology Research Symposium 2017: Improving Outcomes through Research Dec 01, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Paul J. Rizzo Center,
Please join UNC Lineberger for the 2017 Geriatric Oncology Research Symposium. The event will feature presentations and discussions focused on the theme "Improving Outcomes through Research." Registration is free and a light lunch will be served.
Dozen Doughnut Dash Dec 02, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM The Old Well, UNC Campus ,
The Dozen Doughnut Dash is a four-mile race starting on Dec. 2nd at UNC’s Old Well. The route then takes runners through campus as well as other parts of Chapel Hill. Participants must run 2.5 miles, eat a dozen doughnuts and then complete another 1.5 miles. All proceeds from this event go to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center to help aid in the fight against cancer.
9th Annual Bobby F. Garrett Benefit Concert Dec 02, 2017 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM St. Matthew AME Church, 1829 Bennett Street, Raleigh, NC 27604,
The Bobby F. Garrett Benefit Concert is an inspirational annual event featuring gospel groups from across the Triangle and beyond. The concert is held in loving memory of Bobby Fletcher Garrett, who was an 11-year cancer survivor.
Bacterial cell shape and pathogenesis: How and why Dec 05, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM Bioinformatics 1131,
Zemer Gitai, PhD, Princeton University
RN and Allied Health Lecture: The Evidence Base for Integrative Approaches to Cancer Care Dec 06, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Gary Asher, MD, MPH. Integrative Medicine incorporates multiple approaches to healing and involves collaboration between conventional and complementary medicine practitioners. It offers a personal approach to health by combining complementary therapies that have been proven safe and effective with conventional medical approaches. This lecture will focus on the evidence that supports the use of these approaches in caring for patients experiencing cancer. 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.
Microbiota-Mediated Defense Against Intestinal Infection Dec 06, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Eric Pamer, MD, Division Head, Subspecialty Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Inaugural Chromatin and Epigenetics Symposium Dec 07, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM Medical Biomolecular Research Building, Room G-202,
The inaugural Chromatin and Epigenetics Symposium will take place Dec. 7, 1-5 p.m. ET, in the Medical Biomolecular Research Building, room G-202. Invited speakers are Minkui Luo, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Alea A. Mills, PhD, of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The event will also feature three trainee talks, a poster session, and reception. Please register online to attend by Dec. 4.
Special Lecture: Oral Cancer - A Comprehensive Overview Dec 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for a special online telehealth lecture with Samip N. Patel, MD, FACS; Trevor Hackman, MD FACS; and Ricardo J. Padilla, DDS. This lecture will provide a comprehensive review of oral cavity cancer by providing information about the warning signs of oral malignancy and potential clinic course of this disease with and without therapy. This program will offer CNE, ASRT, CME and ADA 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.
Kidney Cancer Patient, Survivor and Caregiver Conference Dec 09, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 02:30 PM The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill,
Join UNC Lineberger and the Kidney Cancer Association for this annual conference at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. This special event is free, but please register online in advance.
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Metastatic Breast Cancer 2017 Dec 13, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Claire Dees, MD. Dees will discuss treatments for metastatic breast cancer and advances in treatment that may lead to increases in overall survival and improvements in quality of life. 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.
New and Old Factors in DNA Repair - Implications in Cancer Biology Dec 13, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Dipanjan Chowdhury, PhD, Chief of Division of Radiation and Genomic Stability, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - Lung Cancer Screening Dec 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Patricia Rivera, MD. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the US and NC, according to the National Cancer Institute. If detected early, lung cancers can be treated successfully. Learn about lung cancer detection and the newest treatments showing promise.  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.
The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer May 19, 2018 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM NC State University's Centennial Campus,
Registration has begun for the V Foundation's inaugural Victory Ride to Cure Cancer, benefiting UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke Cancer Institute and the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest Baptist Health. The Victory Ride is a one-day charity cycling event. You don’t need to be an experienced cyclist to participate in the Victory Ride; you just need to have heart, determination and a commitment to declaring victory over cancer. The Ride will start and end on NC State University's Centennial Campus, near downtown Raleigh. There are opportunities to participate as a volunteer and virtual rider, too.