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.

An African specific variant in p53 impaired for tumor suppression and ferroptosis Oct 25, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Maureen Murphy, PhD, Professor and Program Leader, Program in Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis, The Wistar Institute
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - An Update on Breast Cancer: Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship Oct 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Carey Anders, MD. Researchers around the world are working to find better ways to prevent, detect, and treat breast cancer to improve the quality of life of patients and survivors. Learn about the progress that is being made. 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.
Defining Precision Medicine at UNC: Charting the Path to Better Health Care Oct 31, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 02:00 PM The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill,
UNC is uniquely well positioned to leverage both the strengths of its researchers and its comprehensive Health Care System to develop research related to Precision Medicine. UNC School of Medicine Office of Research, the NC TraCS Institute and UNC Health Care will host a symposium and workshop to define the main areas of our efforts. The event will have opening plenary sessions to highlight exemplary projects and provide some information about potential funding. Please register online to attend by Oct. 20.
Metabolic regulation of tumorigenesis and stem cell maintenance by SIRT1 Nov 01, 2017 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Xiaoling Li, PhD, Senior Investigator, Gene-Environment Interaction in Disease and Aging, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Role of Palliative Care and Hospice Care in Improving Quality of Life Nov 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Gary Winzelberg, MD, MPH. Palliative and hospice care options are offered to patients and families that are beyond a curative treatment. This lecture will explore the ways in which these care options can improve the quality of life for patients at this stage in the cancer journey. 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 genetics of hematologic neoplasia, from pre-malignancy to acute leukemia Nov 08, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Benjamin Ebert, MD, PhD, Chair of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Advances in Melanoma Cancer Treatment Nov 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Frances Collichio, MD. With the recent drug approvals, new treatment options have emerged for Melanoma that provide promise for improved outcomes. This lecture will share these breakthrough advances and discuss next steps and other advances that may be on the horizon. 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 - Stress, Inflammation, and Cancer Nov 17, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Susan Gaylord, PhD. Although some stress is considered beneficial, excessive stress that lasts a long time should be avoided. Learn about the role of inflammation as it relates to cancer and how to incorporate the practice of mindfulness skills. 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.
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.
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.
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
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.