Past Events

Events which have already happened.

RN and Allied Health Lecture: Survivorship Care Planning: Beyond Standard 3.3 Aug 08, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN. Survivorship is defined as one who remains alive and continues to function during and after overcoming a serious hardship or life-threatening disease. In cancer, a person is considered to be a survivor from the time of diagnosis until the end of life. This session will review the definition and attributes of being a survivor, what we know about survivors and their needs throughout their cancer journey. Survivorship care planning implications to meet these needs will be described and discussed. RN and Allied Health lectures offer FREE 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.
BME Seminar Series: Decoding T cell recognition Aug 03, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 11:59 PM 5004 Marsico Hall,
Michael Birnham, PhD an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT will be presenting for BME Seminar Series.
Leveraging Preclinical Models of Breast Cancer Jul 31, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Jeffrey M. Rosen, PhD Baylor College of Medicine Charles C. Bell Distinguished Service Professor and Interim Chair of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Novel Molecularly Targeted Therapies and Biomarkers in Advanced Colorectal Cancer Jul 25, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Michael Lee, MD. Treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer has continued to evolve over the last several years, with emerging identification of biomarkers that underlie heterogeneity of responses to new and existing therapy. Ongoing clinical research seeks to identify new therapeutic options in molecularly-defined subgroups of patients. We will review the most exciting and clinically impactful research findings in this presentation. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer FREE 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 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.
Glasshalfull Fundraiser Jul 17, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 09:30 PM Glasshalfull, 106 South Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC,
Every Tuesday, Glasshalfull in Carrboro donates 10 percent of their sales to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Drop in for a glass of wine or dinner for a great cause!
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Palliative Care Opportunities Jul 11, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Nicole Sartor, RN, MSN, C-PNP-PC. This talk will address common myths of palliative and hospice care and explore multiple points along the health trajectory of a patient when a team might consider a palliative care consult. We will consider possible sources of suffering and interventions. 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.
Glasshalfull Fundraiser Jul 10, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 09:30 PM Glasshalfull, 106 South Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC,
Every Tuesday, Glasshalfull in Carrboro donates 10 percent of their sales to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Drop in for a glass of wine or dinner for a great cause!
Glasshalfull Fundraiser Jul 03, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 09:30 PM Glasshalfull, 106 South Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC,
Every Tuesday, Glasshalfull in Carrboro donates 10 percent of their sales to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Drop in for a glass of wine or dinner for a great cause!
CoolSweats at the Beach Give Back Jun 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM 1051 Military Cutoff Road, Suite, 103 Wilmington, NC 28405,
Inspired by a piece of jewelry her husband made for her when she was undergoing breast cancer treatment, Travis Brady created the Grace + Ease Mantra Medallion. She is now teaming up with CoolSweats at the Beach, in Wilmington, North Carolina, to raise funds for UNC Lineberger.
Cancer Conversations Webinar: Cancer Myths and Facts Jun 29, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online webinar with Trudi Tatton-Howard, RN, BSN. There is a lot of information about cancer available, but not all of it is true. This talk will help you learn the truth behind some of the most common cancer myths.
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Using Biomarkers to Plan Adjuvant Therapy in Breast Cancer Jun 27, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Lisa Carey, MD. It is difficult to determine whether a primary therapy has suppressed or killed a cancer. Adjuvant therapy can further improve the chances that the cancer will not return. In this presentation Dr. Carey will discuss which adjuvant therapy options are available for breast cancer patients as well as some of the recent developments in adjuvant therapy. 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 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.
New Therapeutic Strategies for EGFR Mutant Lung Cancer Jun 19, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Pasi Janne, MD, PhD, Director, Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology, Director, Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
RN and Allied Health Lecture– Breast Imaging Technologies: Cancer Detection & Personalized Medicine Jun 13, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Cherie M. Kuzmiak, DO, FACR, FSBI. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the world. There is no preventable cause for the disease. Consequently, our best means for detection and saving lives is with screening. This lecture will focus on essential advances in breast imaging and cancer detection. 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.
UNC Cancer Survivors Day 2018 Jun 09, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM The William and Ida Friday Center, Grumman Auditorium, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-1020,
UNC Cancer Care is hosting its annual UNC Cancer Survivors Day from 9:30 am – 1:30 pm on Saturday, June 9, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. Event highlights include a keynote talk by Chris Draft, Cancer advocate, 12 year National Football League veteran and a widower who lost his wife to lung cancer. There also will be interactive educational talks and discussions for cancer survivors and their caregivers. Lunch and snacks will be provided. The event is free, but registration is required.
Joseph S. Pagano Award Presentation Jun 06, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
The Joseph S. Pagano Award was established in 2002 to annually recognize noteworthy papers authored by UNC Lineberger postdoctoral fellows. Winners are selected through a competitive process and are honored for their authorship of articles in high-impact journals.
Targeting hormone elimination to control prostate cancer May 30, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Melanie A. Simpson, PhD, Professor and Department Head, Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, North Carolina State University
Glasshalfull Fundraiser May 29, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 09:30 PM Glasshalfull, 106 South Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC,
Every Tuesday, Glasshalfull in Carrboro donates 10 percent of their sales to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Drop in for a glass of wine or dinner for a great cause!
Wnt Signaling and Tumor Heterogeneity May 23, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Marian Waterman, PhD, Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Director, Cancer Research Institute, Deputy Director, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Irvine
Gene Expression Profiling Using Small Samples: Signature Development & Biomarker Discovery May 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marsico Hall, Room 2004,
Understanding the Prostate Cancer Genome: From Biomarker Discovery to Clinical Applications May 16, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Felix Feng, MD, Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Urology and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco