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.

Targeting the p53 pathway through manipulation of the p53 family members, p63 and p73 Jan 18, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Elsa R. Flores, PhD, Chair and Senior Members, Department of Molecular Oncology, Co-Leader, Cancer Biology and Evolution Program, Moffitt Cancer Center
NCCC Lecture: The Role of Nutrition in Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship Jan 23, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Live at a NC Community College site near you.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture with Meredith Moyers, MS, RD, LDN, that will address the role of nutrition in cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship. Every lecture has a question and answer section at the end, so feel free to ask the presenters for clarification or more information. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at a participating North Carolina Community College site. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Overview and Updates on Sickle Cell Disease Jan 25, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Kenneth Ataga, MBBS. Dr. Ataga will discuss Sickle Cell Disease and provide updates on current research in the field. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer ANCC, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.
Tobacco Use Disparities, Direct-to-consumer Tobacco Marketing, and Poly-tobacco Use Jan 26, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 321 MacNider,
Kelvin Choi, PhD, Investigator and Acting Head of Social and Behavioral Group at the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, will speak about research aimed at reducing tobacco use disparities, with an emphasis on the marketing of health risk and health promoting behaviors.
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: Cancer Clinical Trials 101 Jan 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Live at a Lunch and Learn site location near you.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Kim Keller, RN, MSN, OCN. Clinical trials are research studies that involve patients seeking an alternate form of treatment. Often times, they offer hope for many people. Learn more about medical research and gain an understanding of what clinical trials are and how they work.
RN/AH Lecture: Late Effects of Cancer Treatment - Managing Cardiac Toxicity Feb 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Brian Jensen, MD. Certain chemotherapy drugs used in standard treatment carry a risk of causing damage to the heart muscle, often referred to as cardiac toxicity. This lecture will provide an overview of strategies for prevention, treatment, and management. RN and Allied Health lectures offer ANCC and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.
30th Annual Lineberger Club Lunch and Basketball Game Feb 18, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC,
Join us on Saturday, Feb. 18, for the invitation-only 30th Annual Lineberger Club Lunch and Basketball Game at The Carolina Inn. Hear one of our patients share their personal cancer journey and learn more about the latest discoveries and breakthroughs at UNC Lineberger from director Ned Sharpless, MD.
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: An Overview and Updates on Acute Myeloid Leukemia Feb 22, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Matthew Foster, MD. Dr. Foster will discuss acute myeloid leukemia. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer ANCC, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: Stress Management for Everyday Living Feb 24, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Live at a Lunch and Learn site location near you.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Kelly Kivette, LRT, CTRS, and Kelley Marrale, LRT, CTRS, BCB. Many people believe that all stress is bad, but you may have heard that there's "good stress" and "bad stress." Did you know that bad stress can affect your immune system? This is your opportunity to learn about the effects of stress on your body and how you can manage it in a way that can be vital for a healthy life. 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. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at one of our Community Lunch and Learn sites. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.
NCCC Lecture: Caring for the Patient with Prostate Cancer Feb 27, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Live at a NC Community College site near you,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture that will highlight special considerations for caring for patients with lung cancer. Every lecture has a question and answer section at the end, so feel free to ask the presenters for clarification or more information. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at a participating NC Community College site. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.
Epigenetic Regulation of Normal and Malignant Hematopoietic Stem Cells Mar 01, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Grant Challen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine
RN/AH Lecture: Nutrition Update – Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Mar 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Jennifer Spring, RD, CSO, LDN. For oncology patients, proper nutrition plays a crucial role in prevention, treatment, and recovery. Join us for this lecture to learn about updates in this field and a discussion of strategies for addressing anorexia, bulimia, and cachexia. RN and Allied Health lectures offer ANCC and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Promising New Treatment Options for Rectal Cancer Mar 22, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Karyn Stitzenburg, MD, MPH, FACS. Dr. Stitzenburg will discuss many of the new, promising treatment approaches to rectal cancer. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer ANCC , ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: When Treatment Fails – Supporting Your Loved Ones During End-of-Life Care Mar 31, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Live at a Lunch and Learn site location near you.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Heidi Gennser, MDiv, BCC. Often times, conversations with loved ones living with cancer fail to include direct and clear information. Caregivers need to understand they can and should initiate needed discussion as studies show better outcomes including less depression and distress when communication is open. Learn strategies for fostering this open communication during difficult times. 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. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at one of our Community Lunch and Learn sites. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.
Tar Heel 10 Miler Apr 22, 2017 from 07:45 AM to 11:59 PM UNC's Kenan Stadium & Bell Tower, Chapel Hill, NC,
The Tar Heel 10 Miler is designed to celebrate YOU and showcase downtown Chapel Hill, the UNC campus and the surrounding historic neighborhoods. The Tar Heel 10 Miler benefits the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA’s We Build People Campaign.