Events in September 2017

This is a list of upcoming seminars and symposiums.

  • 2017-09-13T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-13T13:00:00-04:00
We 13. Sep.

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 percent 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.

  • 2017-09-20T16:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-20T17:00:00-04:00
We 20. Sep.

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

  • 2017-09-25T00:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-25T23:59:59-04:00
Mo 25. Sep.

Sep 25, 2017
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.

  • 2017-09-25T13:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-25T14:00:00-04:00
Mo 25. Sep.

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.

  • 2017-09-27T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-27T13:00:00-04:00
We 27. Sep.

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. Juneko Grilley-Olson, MD, will discuss integrative approaches to treatment and best practices for dealing with 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.

  • 2017-09-29T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-29T13:00:00-04:00
Fr 29. Sep.

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.