Past Events

Events which have already happened.

American Urological Association 2017 Quality Improvement Summit on Stewardship of Imaging Oct 21, 2017 from 07:30 AM to 03:30 PM AUA Headquarters, 1000 Corporate Blvd Linthicum, MD 21090,
The 2017 Quality Improvement Summit will focus on improving patient safety, ensuring appropriate use of advanced imaging, and reducing associated costs. The agenda includes didactic presentations, panel discussions, and question and answer sessions.
9th Annual Coping with Cancer Symposium: Striving for Excellence in Palliative Care Oct 21, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 02:30 PM The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill,
Please join UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for this symposium that will bring together national experts to address critical, cutting-edge topics in palliative and supportive oncology care. Angelo Volandes, MD, is the keynote speaker and will share his expertise into the science and clinical practice of communicating with patients. He is a physician, writer and patients' rights advocate who practices internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Please register online in advance to attend.
Adaptive fine tuning of genetic information by RNA editing and modification Oct 18, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-0002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
F. Nina Papavasiliou, PhD, Helmholtz Professor, German Cancer Center, Heidelberg, Germany, and Adjunct Professor, Rockefeller University, New York
Epigenetic Regulatory Networks in Tumor Suppressor Gene Silencing and EMT Oct 11, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S, Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Jia Fang, PhD, Associate Professor/Member, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Psychiatric Medications - I am not a prescriber, what do I need to know? Oct 11, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Kyle Lavin, MPH, MD. Clinicians often work with patients in the oncology setting who may be on psychiatric medications. This lecture will explore special considerations to keep in mind when caring for these patients. 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 UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Scientific Retreat Oct 10, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM The Carolina Club, Hill Alumni Hall,
The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Annual Scientific Retreat will be on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 11:45 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET at the Carolina Club, Hill Alumni Hall. The poster session and reception will run from 4-5 p.m. ET.
2017 UNC Oncology Excellence Awards Oct 05, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Tony Williams Lobby, N.C. Cancer Hospital,
Join UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Tony Williams Main Lobby of the N.C. Cancer Hospital for the 2017 UNC Oncology Excellence Awards Ceremony. These annual awards recognize oncology employees at UNC who demonstrate exceptional work and devotion to individuals with cancer, their families, and to the oncology profession. Awards will be given for oncology nursing as well as oncology service.
42nd Annual Postdoc Faculty Day Oct 03, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM The Carolina Club at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center,
The 42nd Annual UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Postdoc Faculty Day will take place at the Carolina Club at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center, on Oct. 3. The event will feature keynote talks from former postdoctoral trainees Susanna Greer, PhD, and Scott Rothbart, PhD, as well as talks from outstanding postdoctoral fellows and a poster session.
A 3D Code in the Human Genome Oct 02, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 124 Taylor Hall,
Erez Lieberman Aiden, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Development, The Rockefeller University
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. Cancer has a new side effect. Just like hair loss, pain and the distress that come with the diagnosis, and treatment, more patients now have to deal with financial toxicity. So what is financial toxicity? This is the expenses, anxiety and uncertainty when confronting large and unpredictable costs of cancer treatment. Please join us so we can talk about how financial toxicity affects your quality of life and what you can do about it. 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.
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Head and Neck Cancer - Treatment and Complications Sep 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture. For head and neck cancer, integrative approaches utilizing advanced technology and treatment yield the most promising results. Juneko Grilley-Olson, MD, will discuss integrative approaches to treatment and best practices for dealing with complications. 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.
NC Community College Lecture: Understanding the Psychosocial Needs of Patients Experiencing Cancer Sep 25, 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. Justin Yopp, PhD, will discuss the psychosocial needs of patients experiencing cancer. He 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.
Head for the Cure Tailgate Sep 23, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Kenan Memorial Stadium, Chapel Hill,
Head for the Cure is heading to North Carolina to watch the Tar Heels take on the Blue Devils on Saturday, Sept. 23. Join them for a tailgate before the game for free food and beverages. You may also purchase game tickets for $20 each through their ticket block by Sept. 15.
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 to benefit UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Duke Children's. Kick off the morning of the UNC vs. Duke football game by giving back and having a blast.
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.
Hypoxia, Metabolism, and Tumor Progression Sep 20, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
M. Celeste Simon, PhD, Scientific Director and Investigator, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute and Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCh Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
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 percent 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.
Low-cost disposable point-of-care bioanalytical devices based on porous materials for detection of pathogens Sep 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 321 MacNider,
Paul Yager, PhD, Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington
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.
Establishing a Clinical Genomics Program at an Academic Medical Center Aug 31, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Jason Merker, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Co-Director, Stanford Medicine Clinical Genomics Program