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.

NCCC Lecture: Community Resources for the Patient with Cancer Mar 27, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Live at an NC Community College site near you.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture that will discuss community resources that are available for patients and families experiencing cancer. 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. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at a participating NC Community College site. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.
Autophagy and Secretion in Cancer Mar 29, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Jayanta Debnath, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of Pathology, University of California San Francisco
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: When Treatment Fails – Supporting Your Loved Ones During End-of-Life Care Mar 31, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Live at a Lunch and Learn site location near you.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Heidi Gennser, MDiv, BCC. Often times, conversations with loved ones living with cancer fail to include direct and clear information. Caregivers need to understand they can and should initiate needed discussion as studies show better outcomes including less depression and distress when communication is open. Learn strategies for fostering this open communication during difficult times. 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.
Mary Ellen Jones Distinguished Women in Science Lecturer Apr 04, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Sue Biggins, PhD, Fred Hutchinson: Reconstituting Kinetochore Functions in vitro
Mutant p53 - an Achilles heel in oesophageal adenocarcinoma Apr 06, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Marsico Hall 2004,
Nicholas Clemons, PhD, Team Leader, Oncogenic Signalling & Growth Control Program, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne Australia
Robert C. Millikan Cancer Epidemiology Seminar Series: When population-based approaches are insufficient and inefficient: Rethinking how we study risk factors for cancer Apr 07, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McGavran-Greenberg Hall, Room 2301,
Mary Beth Terry, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Second Annual Car Festival Apr 08, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM Oak Hollow Mall, 921 Eastchester Drive, High Point, NC.,
Like cars? Want to help support UNC Lineberger? Then make plans to attend the Second Annual Car Festival on Saturday, April 8, 10 am - 3 pm, at the Oak Hollow Mall (921 Eastchester Drive) in High Point, NC. The event is hosted by the Sigma Nu Fraternity at High Point University.
Sex Bias in Biomedical and Clinical Research Apr 10, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger,
Melina Kibbe, MD, Chair, UNC Department of Surgery
Triangle Comparative Effectiveness Research Symposium Apr 11, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM RTI International, Haynes Building, Dreyfus Auditorium, 3040 E. Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC,
The Comparative Effectiveness Research Strategic Initiative of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute, supported by the National Institutes of Health's Clinical and Translational Science Award program, and in collaboration with RTI International and Duke Clinical Research Institute, are sponsoring a CER symposium.
BCBP Seminar: Three Small Mysteries in Lipoprotein Lipase Biology Apr 11, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger,
Saskia Neher, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
The silent Polycomb revolution - new roles for old faces Apr 11, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Bioinformatics 1131, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill,
Oliver Bell, PhD, IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology
RN/AH Lecture: Oral Chemotherapy - Overcoming the Challenge to Adherence Apr 12, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Benyam Muluneh, PharmD, CPP. As an increasing number of oral chemotherapy agents are being used, it is essential to understand the barriers that patients may face. This lecture will discuss some of these barriers and offer advice for dealing with and overcoming them. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and ACPE 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. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
Mechanisms of Tumor Suppression by the BRACA1-PALB2-BRCA2 Complex Apr 12, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Bing Xia, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
BCBP Seminar: X-ray Structure and Mechanism of the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Apr 18, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Ryan Hibbs, PhD, UT-Southwestern
Tar Heel 10 Miler Apr 22, 2017 from 07:45 AM to 11:00 AM UNC's Kenan Stadium & Bell Tower, Chapel Hill, NC,
The Tar Heel 10 Miler is designed to celebrate YOU and showcase downtown Chapel Hill, the UNC campus and the surrounding historic neighborhoods. The Tar Heel 10 Miler benefits the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA’s We Build People Campaign.
NCCC Lecture: Caring for the Patient and Family Experiencing Pediatric or Adolescent Cancer Apr 24, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Live at a NC Community College site near you!,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture that will highlight special considerations for caring for patients and families experiencing pediatric or adolescent cancer. 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. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at a participating NC Community College site. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.
BCBP Seminar: Structural biology of TGF-beta family signaling proteins – new insights into mechanism to novel therapies for cancer and fibrosis Apr 25, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Andrew Hinck, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Managing Lung Cancer Heterogeneity Apr 26, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Jason Akulian, MD, MPH. Dr. Akulien will discuss management of lung cancer heterogeneity. 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. 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: When Cancer Runs in Your Family Apr 28, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with James Evans, MD, PhD. Cancer diagnosis in family members can be a source of anxiety and fear. Learn about hereditary mutations, factors, your risk, and the role of genetics. 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.
Fit to Hit for Cancer Apr 29, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM Cary Tennis Park, 2727 Louis Stephens Dr, Cary, NC 27519,
Come join us as we fill all the courts at Cary Tennis Park for an evening of fun, music, and cardio tennis! Sponsored by Lickin' Leukemia.