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.

The Susan G. Komen Triangle Race for the Cure May 06, 2017 from 07:00 AM to 10:00 AM The Frontier, Research Triangle Park, 800 Park Offices Drive,
Join UNC Lineberger and UNC Health Care as a walker in The Susan G. Komen Triangle Race for the Cure on Saturday, May 6, at The Frontier in Research Triangle Park.
RN/AH Lecture: Understanding the Pivotal Role of Nursing in Clinical Trials May 10, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Kim Keller, RN, MSN, OCN. The alternate methods of treatment offered through clinical trials have the potential to offer improved outcomes for some cancer patients. This lecture will focus on the role nursing plays in providing education and follow up to patients interested in or involved in clinical trials. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites.
Modeling and Targeting Innate Immune Pathways in Hematologic Malignancies May 10, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Daniel Starczynowski, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Experimental Hematology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Strategies for Avoiding Resistance to Health Messages May 15, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM Pagano Conference Room ,
Sahara Byrne, PhD, Associate Professor, Cornell University
The Art and Science of Promoting Tobacco Use Cessation through Epic May 18, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Michael Fiore, MD, MPH, MBA, University of Wisconsin, Hilldale Professor of Medicine
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: Melanoma - Early Detection and Therapeutic Progress May 19, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with David W. Ollila, MD, and Andrea Saccone Snyder. The Melanoma Research Foundation estimates more than 160,000 Americans will be diagnosed with melanoma in 2017. Learn about early detection methods from non-traditional healthcare providers and the therapeutic progress in metastatic melanoma. 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.
41st Annual UNC Lineberger Scientific Symposium from May 22, 2017 12:00 AM to May 23, 2017 11:59 PM Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC,
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center will host its 41st annual scientific symposium on May 22-23, 2017, at the Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC. The meeting's theme will be Developmental Signal Transduction Pathway in Cancer.
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Impact of Patient Reported Outcomes on Patient Care May 24, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture Ethan Basch, MD, MSc. Patient reported outcomes of symptoms, quality of life, and functional status can be used to assess and improve quality of care for cancer patients. This lecture will provide an overview of current news and advances in this area of research. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites.
Cancer Immunotherapy: Science Driving Comginatorial Strategies May 25, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Chris Boshoff, MD, PhD, Senior Vice President, Head of Immuno-Oncology, Early Development and Translational Oncology
RN/AH Lecture: The Power of Teamwork -- Navigating Patients with Complex Needs Jun 14, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Amy DePue, BS, RN, OCN, CBCN and Jacquelyn Webb, RN, BSN, OCN. Collaboration among care team members is critical when working with oncology patients that have complex needs. This lecture will provide information and strategies on how teamwork can promote patient-centered care and lead to improved outcomes. 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.
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Treatment of Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma Jun 28, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Brandi Reeves, MD. Approaches to treatment for patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma requires evaluation of previous treatments, the toxicities associated with them, and an assessment of prognostic factors. This lecture will share updates and new options of treatment for this disease. 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.
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: Understanding and Living with Chemo Brain Jun 30, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Karla Thompson, PhD. Chemotherapy can affect attention, memory, and thinking in cancer patients. Learn about tips a strategies for dealing with this condition and find out about resources to help you or loved one cope with "Chemo Brain." 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.
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Distress in Older Adults: Why should we care? What we should do about it? Jul 12, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Trevor A. Jolly, MBBS. Older adults experiencing cancer often have unique contributing factors that can cause physical and emotional distress. This lecture will examine some of these factors and offer information to help guide interventions and treatment decisions  for this 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.
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: New Options for Immunotherapy: Where We Are and Where We're Going Jul 26, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Benjamin Vincent, MD. Dr. Vincent will discuss new options for the use of immunotherapy in the field of oncology. 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.