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.

Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Metastatic Breast Cancer 2017 Dec 13, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Claire Dees, MD. Dees will discuss treatments for metastatic breast cancer and advances in treatment that may lead to increases in overall survival and improvements in quality of life. 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.
New and Old Factors in DNA Repair: Implications in Cancer Biology Dec 13, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Dipanjan Chowdhury, PhD, Chief of Division of Radiation and Genomic Stability, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Duke‐UNC Symposium on Viral Oncology and AIDS Malignancy Dec 14, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM Great Hall at the Trent Semans Center, Duke University School of Medicine,
Please join the Duke Center for Virology and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for the Duke-UNC Symposium on Viral Oncology and AIDS Malignancy on Dec. 14, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. ET, at the Duke University School of Medicine. Featured speakers include Laurie Krug, PhD, Dirk Dittmer, PhD, and Jeffrey Cohen, MD. The event is free but please register online in advance.
Cancer Prevention and Control Holiday Meeting Dec 14, 2017 from 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM NC Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill (Reeves Auditorium),
The December meeting will feature lightning talks on CPC members' latest research, as well as opportunities for collaboration in the new year. Be sure to stay for the annual CPC holiday happy hour too! Please RSVP to Nancy Cripps at cripps@email.unc.edu in advance.
Identification of ADSL as an Oncogenic Driver in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Dec 14, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Qing Zhang, PhD, Assistant Professor, UNC School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - Lung Cancer Screening Dec 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Patricia Rivera, MD. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the US and NC, according to the National Cancer Institute. If detected early, lung cancers can be treated successfully. Learn about lung cancer detection and the newest treatments showing promise.  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.
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Fluorouracil (5-FU) Toxicities and Strategies for Management Jan 10, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Aimee Faso, PharmD, BCOP, CPP. She will discuss Fluorouracil (5-FU) toxicities and strategies for management. 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.
Changing Perceptions of the Relative Harm of ENDS among US Adults Jan 17, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Please join the Center for Regulatory Research on Tobacco Communication for this special seminar with Michael P. Eriksen, ScD, MSc, Dean, Regents’ Professor, Health Management & Policy, Georgia State University School of Public Health.
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Managing Lung Cancer Heterogeneity Jan 24, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Jason Akulian, MD, MPH. He will discuss management of lung cancer heterogeneity. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (pending 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.
Second Annual GMaP Region 1-South Cancer Health Disparities Symposium Mar 09, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
The National Cancer Institute-funded Geographical Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP) Region 1-South, including North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, will host a free one-day symposium at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill on March 9, 2018, from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET. This symposium aims to allow researchers to exchange cancer health disparities research findings, network with other scholars, promote research collaborations and learn about NCI Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) Program Funding. Please register online in advance.
The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer May 19, 2018 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM NC State University's Centennial Campus,
Registration has begun for the V Foundation's inaugural Victory Ride to Cure Cancer, benefiting UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke Cancer Institute and the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest Baptist Health. The Victory Ride is a one-day charity cycling event. You don’t need to be an experienced cyclist to participate in the Victory Ride; you just need to have heart, determination and a commitment to declaring victory over cancer. The Ride will start and end on NC State University's Centennial Campus, near downtown Raleigh. There are opportunities to participate as a volunteer and virtual rider, too.