Past Events

Events which have already happened.

RN and Allied Health Lecture: Provider Burnout and Compassion Fatigue in the Clinic - Strategies for Preventing and Mitigating Symptoms Feb 07, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Samantha Meltzer-Brody MD, MPH. Provider burnout and compassion fatigue can impact both personal health and professional performance. This lecture will cover multiple strategies at the personal and system level that can be employed to mitigate the symptoms and move toward prevention. 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 Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
12th Annual UNC Conference on Melanoma and Complex Skin Cancers: A Multidisciplinary Perspective Feb 02, 2018 from 08:50 AM to 04:30 PM The William and Ida Friday Center, Grumman Auditorium, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-1020,
The incidence of melanoma continues to rise rapidly in this country. Increasingly, the management of the melanoma patient requires multiple healthcare providers. This course is specifically designed for a multidisciplinary view of the care of the melanoma patient. The course faculty will examine common clinical issues which often confront the clinician and provide information that will help in their clinical decision making.
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - Supporting Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Cancer: Practical tips for Friends, Families, and Communities Jan 26, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
A cancer diagnosis can be devastating at any phase of life, and particularly difficult for adolescents and young adults. Lauren Lux, LCSW, is the Adolescent and Young Adult Program Director with the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. She will join us to discuss practical strategies that may be used by family members, friends, and the community at large to support the needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer.
Translational Studies in Renal Cell Carcinoma Jan 24, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, Cornelius A. Craig Professor, Medicine and Biochemistry, Director, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Vanderbilit Ingram Cancer Center
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Managing Lung Cancer Heterogeneity Jan 24, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Jason Akulian, MD, MPH. He will discuss management of lung cancer heterogeneity. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (pending 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.
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Fluorouracil (5-FU) Toxicities and Strategies for Management Jan 10, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Aimee Faso, PharmD, BCOP, CPP. She will discuss Fluorouracil (5-FU) toxicities and strategies for management. 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.
A Cancer Rainbow Mouse for the Simultaneous Assessment of Multiple Tumor Driver Genes Jan 08, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM 4004 Marsico Hall,
Joshua C. Snyder, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - Lung Cancer Screening Dec 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Patricia Rivera, MD. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the US and NC, according to the National Cancer Institute. If detected early, lung cancers can be treated successfully. Learn about lung cancer detection and the newest treatments showing promise.  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.
Microbiota-Mediated Defense Against Intestinal Infection Dec 06, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Eric Pamer, MD, Division Head, Subspecialty Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Metabolism and the Epigenome: Lessons from mutant IDH Nov 29, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Julie-Aurore Losman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
NCCC Lecture: End-of-Life Care Options for Patients with Cancer Nov 27, 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. Christine Kistler, MD, MASc will discuss the end-of-life care options that are available to patients experiencing cancer. She 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.
Cytokine Activation to Opitmize NK Cell Immunotherapy for Leukemia Nov 21, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Rizwan Romee, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, SEction of Bone Marrow Transplant & Leukemia, Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Advances in Melanoma Cancer Treatment Nov 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Frances Collichio, MD. With recent drug approvals, new treatment options have emerged for Melanoma that provide promise for improved outcomes. This lecture will share these breakthrough advances and discuss next steps and other advances that may be on the horizon. 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.
The genetics of hematologic neoplasia, from pre-malignancy to acute leukemia Nov 08, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Benjamin Ebert, MD, PhD, Chair of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Role of Palliative Care and Hospice Care in Improving Quality of Life Nov 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Gary Winzelberg, MD, MPH. Palliative and hospice care options are offered to patients and families that are beyond a curative treatment. This lecture will explore the ways in which these care options can improve the quality of life for patients at this stage in the cancer journey. 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.
Metabolic regulation of tumorigenesis and stem cell maintenance by SIRT1 Nov 01, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Xiaoling Li, PhD, Senior Investigator, Gene-Environment Interaction in Disease and Aging, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - An Update on Breast Cancer: Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship Oct 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Carey Anders, MD. Researchers around the world are working to find better ways to prevent, detect, and treat breast cancer to improve the quality of life of patients and survivors. Learn about the progress that is being made. 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.
An African specific variant in p53 is impaired for tumor suppression and ferroptosis Oct 25, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Maureen Murphy, PhD, Professor and Program Leader, Program in Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis, The Wistar Institute
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: The Role of Radiation Therapy in Advanced and Metastatic Disease Oct 25, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Kevin Pearlstein, MD. Radiation therapy is a successful, time-efficient, well-tolerated, and cost-effective intervention that can be crucial for the appropriate delivery of care for patients with advanced and metastatic disease. This lecture will explore current standards of care and promising advances with this type of treatment. 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.
American Urological Association 2017 Quality Improvement Summit on Stewardship of Imaging Oct 21, 2017 from 07:30 AM to 03:30 PM AUA Headquarters, 1000 Corporate Blvd Linthicum, MD 21090,
The 2017 Quality Improvement Summit will focus on improving patient safety, ensuring appropriate use of advanced imaging, and reducing associated costs. The agenda includes didactic presentations, panel discussions, and question and answer sessions.