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.

North Carolina Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Symposium Apr 27, 2018 from 07:30 AM to 04:15 PM The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516,
The inaugural North Carolina Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology Symposium will bring together multidisciplinary providers from across the state who are interested in improving care for this patient population. With a focus on collaboration and education regarding the unique medical and psychosocial needs of AYAs in North Carolina, this knowledge-based symposium will feature a mix of didactic lectures, breakout sessions, and working groups. Participants will take away practical ideas to improve care for AYAs at their institution. Additionally, connections will be made that will foster future research and collaboration among North Carolina institutions.
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: Addressing Palliative Care Needs of Children with Cancer Apr 27, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Elisabeth P. Dellon, MD, MPH, on addressing palliative care needs of children with 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. 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.
UNC Nicotine Dependence Program Fundraiser Apr 29, 2018 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM 200 N Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC 27510,
Please join the UNC Nicotine Dependence Program (NDP) for their third annual fundraiser, to be held at Tandem in Carrboro. Patients will share their stories, food will be served and the NDP will celebrate their new partnership with the UNC Weight Management Program. Come help the NDP help NC stay healthy!
Glasshalfull Fundraiser May 01, 2018 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Glasshalfull, 106 South Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC,
Every Tuesday, Glasshalfull in Carrboro donates 10 percent of their sales to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Drop in for a glass of wine or dinner for a great cause!
Survival of the Richest: How Wealth, Race and Place Affect Cancer Outcomes May 01, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 03:30 PM Tate-Turner-Kuralt Auditorium, UNC School of Social Work, 325 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill,
Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, was awarded the 2017 recipient of the Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. As part of the honor, she will present a talk, Survival of the Richest: How Wealth, Race and Place Affect Cancer Outcomes. Her talk is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
Cooperative Oncogenic Signaling of 3q26 Genes in Lung Cancer May 02, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Verline Justilien, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure May 05, 2018 from 07:30 AM to 12:00 PM The Frontier, Research Triangle Park, 800 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 ,
Sign up now to join the UNC Lineberger team in this year’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on May 5.
RN and Allied Health Lecture - Medical Marijuana: It's High Time to Talk May 09, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Alisha Benner, MD. This presentation provides an overview of the complex history of medical marijuana and the current applications of its use. 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 Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
Metastatic Prostate Cancer - Basic to Clinical Interrogation May 09, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Phuoc Tran, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Urology and Oncology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Breast Spore Seminar May 10, 2018 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Presenters: Michael Emanuele, PhD, and Steve Angus, PhD
Director's Career Symposium May 17, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Join us for the annual Integrated Training in Cancer Model Systems Director’s Career Symposium featuring career focused talks from invited speakers representing three different career paths: academia, science policy, and biotechnology.
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer - Skin Cancer: What's the Difference Between Melanoma and less worrisome Skin Cancers? May 18, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with David Ollila, MD. 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.
The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer May 19, 2018 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM NC State University's Centennial Campus, Raleigh, NC,
Register now to join Team UNC Lineberger 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 special 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.
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Update on the diagnostic and therapeutic advances of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) May 23, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Joshua Zeidner, MD. DESCRIPTION. 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 Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
Targeting hormone elimination to control prostate cancer May 30, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Melanie A. Simpson, PhD, Professor and Department Head, Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, North Carolina State University
UNC Cancer Survivors Day 2018 Jun 09, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM The William and Ida Friday Center, Grumman Auditorium, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-1020,
UNC Cancer Care is hosting its annual UNC Cancer Survivors Day from 9:30 am – 1:30 pm on Saturday, June 9, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. Event highlights include a keynote talk by Chris Draft, Cancer advocate, 12 year National Football League veteran and a widower who lost his wife to lung cancer. There also will be interactive educational talks and discussions for cancer survivors and their caregivers. Lunch and snacks will be provided. The event is free, but registration is required.
New Therapeutic Strategies for EGFR Mutant Lung Cancer Jun 19, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Pasi Janne, MD, PhD, Director, Lowe Center fro Thoracic Oncology, Director, Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute