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.

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.
Corona Cares Supports the N.C. Cancer Hospital from Aug 01, 2017 12:00 AM to Aug 31, 2017 11:59 PM
Throughout the month of August, Constellation Brands and all Corona wholesalers across the state have committed 25 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.
Molecular Testing in Immuno-Oncology Aug 02, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger,
Daniel Duncan, MD, Medical Director, Cancer Genetics, Incorporated
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Pesticide Protective Behavior in Agriculture - A Cancer Prevention Strategy 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.
UNC Colorectal Cancer Retreat 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.
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Renal Cell Carcinoma - Past, Present, and Future 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.
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: What People Struggling with Cancer Want You to Know 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.
Be Loud '17 Concert from 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.
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Management of Malignant Pain in the Era of an Opioid Epidemic 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.
The Science of Failed Public Policy Sep 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 321 MacNider,
Milan Yager, MPA, Executive Director, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
BailaCura Dance Festival from Sep 21, 2017 12:00 AM to Sep 24, 2017 11:59 PM N.C. State University campus,
BailaCura presents a unique dance festival connecting the power of dance and the love of the dance community to cancer patients and the medical community. This special event features three days of dance workshops, evening socials and a special event on Sunday. The proceeds from this interactive event will be donated to UNC Lineberger for cancer research and treatment.
Pedal for Peds Sep 23, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM UNC Wellness Center, 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary,
Pedal for Peds is a day of cycling and celebration to bring awareness of childhood cancers and benign blood diseases by raising funds to support research that will improve patient outcomes. Participants can bike up to 50 miles on the beautiful American Tobacco Trail, or take part in hourly spin classes and yoga sessions. The event benefits the Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology at UNC Hospitals.
Blue Blood Rivalry 5K Run/Walk - Gridiron Edition Sep 23, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill,
The Blue Blood Rivalry 5K Run/Walk is taking the UNC vs. Duke rivalry to the streets of Chapel Hill on September 23 to benefit UNC Lineberger and Duke Children's. Kick off the morning of the UNC vs. Duke football game by giving back and having a blast.
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - Managing Financial Toxicity When Facing Cancer Sep 29, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture. Patients with cancer are increasingly facing high out-of-pocket costs for their cancer treatment. Some even skip their medications or take fewer doses because they can’t afford the payments. Learn about specific steps that can be done to prevent this financial disaster. 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.
42nd Annual Postdoc Faculty Day Oct 03, 2017 from 08:50 AM to 05:00 PM The Carolina Club at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center,
UNC Lineberger's Annual Postdoc Faculty Day will take place on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Carolina Club's George Watts Hill Alumni Center.
Pig Out for the Cure Oct 13, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Pig Out for the Cure is a charity BBQ fundraising effort by the agents of the Chapel Hill & Pittsboro offices of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston in conjunction with the HPW Foundation. Proceeds from the effort benefit UNC Lineberger. Fundraising starts with appealing to local business and individuals to become sponsors and support the cause. It culminates in a celebration of sponsors, fundraisers and the sale of BBQ plates from Gillis's BBQ.