Future events

UNC Lineberger offers a variety of events for supporters, patients and their families, and scientists and physicians.

  • 2017-08-25T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-08-25T13:00:00-04:00
Fr 25. Aug.

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.

  • 2017-08-25T19:30:00-04:00
  • 2017-08-26T23:00:00-04:00
Fr 25. Aug.

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.

  • 2017-09-10T12:30:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-10T14:00:00-04:00
Su 10. Sep.

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.

  • 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% 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

  • 2017-09-21T00:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-24T23:59:59-04:00
Th 21. Sep.

Sep 21, 2017 to Sep 24, 2017
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.

  • 2017-09-23T08:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-23T12:00:00-04:00
Sa 23. Sep.

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.