Future events

This is a list of upcoming seminars and symposiums.

  • 2017-01-25T12:00:00-05:00
  • 2017-01-25T13:00:00-05:00
We 25. Jan.

Jan 25, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Kenneth Ataga, MBBS. Dr. Ataga will discuss Sickle Cell Disease and provide updates on current research in the field. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer ANCC, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.

  • 2017-01-26T09:30:00-05:00
  • 2017-01-26T10:30:00-05:00
Th 26. Jan.

Jan 26, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM
321 MacNider

Kelvin Choi, PhD, Investigator and Acting Head of Social and Behavioral Group at the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, will speak about research aimed at reducing tobacco use disparities, with an emphasis on the marketing of health risk and health promoting behaviors.

  • 2017-01-27T12:00:00-05:00
  • 2017-01-27T13:00:00-05:00
Fr 27. Jan.

Jan 27, 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 Kim Keller, RN, MSN, OCN. Clinical trials are research studies that involve patients seeking an alternate form of treatment. Often times, they offer hope for many people. Learn more about medical research and gain an understanding of what clinical trials are and how they work.

  • 2017-02-08T12:00:00-05:00
  • 2017-02-08T13:00:00-05:00
We 8. Feb.

Feb 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Brian Jensen, MD. Certain chemotherapy drugs used in standard treatment carry a risk of causing damage to the heart muscle, often referred to as cardiac toxicity. This lecture will provide an overview of strategies for prevention, treatment, and management. RN and Allied Health lectures offer ANCC and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.

  • 2017-02-22T12:00:00-05:00
  • 2017-02-22T13:00:00-05:00
We 22. Feb.

Feb 22, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Matthew Foster, MD. Dr. Foster will discuss acute myeloid leukemia. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer ANCC, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.

  • 2017-02-24T12:00:00-05:00
  • 2017-02-24T13:00:00-05:00
Fr 24. Feb.

Feb 24, 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 Kelly Kivette, LRT, CTRS, and Kelley Marrale, LRT, CTRS, BCB. Many people believe that all stress is bad, but you may have heard that there's "good stress" and "bad stress." Did you know that bad stress can affect your immune system? This is your opportunity to learn about the effects of stress on your body and how you can manage it in a way that can be vital for a healthy life. 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.

  • 2017-02-27T13:00:00-05:00
  • 2017-02-27T14:00:00-05:00
Mo 27. Feb.

Feb 27, 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 with lung cancer. Every lecture has a question and answer 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.

  • 2017-03-08T12:00:00-05:00
  • 2017-03-08T13:00:00-05:00
We 8. Mar.

Mar 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Jennifer Spring, RD, CSO, LDN. For oncology patients, proper nutrition plays a crucial role in prevention, treatment, and recovery. Join us for this lecture to learn about updates in this field and a discussion of strategies for addressing anorexia, bulimia, and cachexia. RN and Allied Health lectures offer ANCC and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.

  • 2017-03-22T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-03-22T13:00:00-04:00
We 22. Mar.

Mar 22, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Karyn Stitzenburg, MD, MPH, FACS. Dr. Stitzenburg will discuss many of the new, promising treatment approaches to rectal cancer. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer ANCC , ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with a site coordinator.

  • 2017-03-31T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-03-31T13:00:00-04:00
Fr 31. Mar.

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.

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