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: Renal Cell Carcinoma - Past, Present, and Future Aug 23, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Tracy Rose, MD, MPH. This lecture will provide an overview of the epidemiology of kidney cancer and provide information on recent advances in treatment. 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.
The Hunt for Novel Targets in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Aug 24, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 3101 Physicians Office Building,
Sarah Sammons, MD, Medical Oncology Fellow, Duke University Medical Center
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - What People with Cancer Want You to Know Aug 25, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Melissa Holt, RN, BSN, OCN. Knowing how to provide support to friends and family members in times of need can be difficult. Learn how to find the words and the silence to show how deeply you care when communicating with others facing 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. 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.
A biomechanics-based approach to post-stroke gait instability Aug 25, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 321 MacNider,
Jesse Dean, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Physical Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina
Be Loud! '17 Concert from Aug 25, 2017 07:30 PM to Aug 26, 2017 11:00 PM Cat's Cradle, Carrboro,
Enjoy two nights of incredible live music at Carrboro's iconic Cat's Cradle August 25 - 26 to support the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation.
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
Project Heel Soccer Skills Clinic Sep 10, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM Finley South Field, 107 Old Mason Farm Road,
The University of North Carolina women's soccer team will host their seventh annual Project Heel Soccer Skills Clinic on Sunday, September 10, at Finley South Field in Chapel Hill. The clinic is open to all soccer players in the eighth grade and younger. The proceeds from this event benefit UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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% 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.
The Science of Failed Public Policy Sep 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 321 MacNider,
Milan Yager, MPA, Executive Director, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
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
BailaCura Dance Festival from Sep 21, 2017 12:00 AM to Sep 24, 2017 11:59 PM N.C. State University campus,
BailaCura presents a unique dance festival connecting the power of dance and the love of the dance community to cancer patients and the medical community. This special event features three days of dance workshops, evening socials and a special event on Sunday. The proceeds from this interactive event will be donated to UNC Lineberger for cancer research and treatment.
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.
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 on September 23 to benefit UNC Lineberger and Duke Children's. Kick off the morning of the UNC vs. Duke football game by giving back and having a blast.
The Triangle Cytoskeleton Meeting Sep 25, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Haw River Ballroom, Saxapahaw, North Carolina,
The Triangle Cytoskeleton Meeting aims to strengthen communication and collaboration between the Triangle’s institutions. This year's event will include three poster sessions and three sessions of talks covering different themes associated with cytoskeleton research. Please register online by August 13, 2017, if interested in attending.
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.
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. Dr. Juneko Grilley-Olson will discuss integrative approaches to treatment and best practices for dealing 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.
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.
42nd Annual Postdoc Faculty Day Oct 03, 2017 from 08:50 AM to 05:00 PM The Carolina Club at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center,
UNC Lineberger's Annual Postdoc Faculty Day will take place on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Carolina Club's George Watts Hill Alumni Center.
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 on Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Tony Williams Main Lobby in the N.C. Cancer Hospital for the 2017 UNC Oncology Excellence Award 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. Nominations are open online through Sept. 11, 2017, by 5 pm.
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 2017 UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Scientific Retreat will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 12-5 pm at The Carolina Club, Hill Alumni Hall. The poster session and reception will run from 4-5 pm. More details to follow regarding poster and attendance registration.