100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC
Titled "Personalized Medicine, the Cancer Genome Atlas and the Future of Cancer Care," this year's symposium will be held April 8-9, 2015 at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC.
Alan Engelman, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Cancer Immunology and AIDS, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Medicine
Jeffrey N. Weiser, M.D., NYU, School of Medicine
Thomas C. Ricketts, III, PhD, MPH, Deputy Director for Policy Analysis, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Professor, Health Policy & Management and Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Vincent B. Young, MD, PhD, University of Michigan
115 West Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Join the Triangle Chapter of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) on Monday, March 30 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Hot Tin Roof Bar in Hillsborough, where BCAN Triangle Chapter members will serve as guest bartenders during that time and receive 10% of the income and tips! Live music will be provided by the Maddog Blues Band.
Every year, the members of Zeta Tau Alpha at UNC-Chapel Hill hold the Franklin 5K to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness. Other than UNC Lineberger, the race benefits Relay for Life of UNC, the Arc of the Triangle, Ashton's Angels, and the ZTA Foundation. Join us on Saturday, March 28 for this 26th annual race!
Alba Guarné, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University
Susan Golden, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
The Science of Breast Cancer Disparities: A Symposium in Honor of the Carolina Breast Cancer Study and Robert Millikan
This special symposium will honor the scientific contributions of Dr. Robert Millikan to understanding the causes of breast cancer, especially among African-American women. The symposium will provide an overview of the Carolina Breast Cancer Study the landmark study that Dr. Millikan led as well as a current perspective on the epidemiology and biology of breast cancer. The role of science and breast cancer advocacy, an area of commitment to Dr. Millikan, will also be discussed. Presentations will be provided by Dr. Millikan’s UNC colleagues and other national leaders in breast cancer research.