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The Unique Experience of Having Cancer as an Adolesce...

Coping with cancer is never easy, but there are special challenges for people between childhood and full-fledged adulthood.

Health

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Help for People with Sudden, Significant Hair Loss

Learn more about recognizing and treating alopecia areata.

Dermatology, Health

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What Does an Ear, Nose and Throat Doctor Do?

Called otolaryngologists, these specialized physicians treat a wide range of conditions.

Ear Nose Throat, Health, Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery

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Five Things to Know About Dense Breasts 

3D mammography is recommended for women whose breasts contain more dense than fatty tissue.

Breast Cancer, Cancer, Health, Women's Health

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Research

At UNC Health Care, we’re constantly finding ways to use our leading global research to help patients just like you.

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Cancer Treatment: We’ve Come a Long Way and the Futur...

Survival rates have drastically improved in recent decades, and physician-researchers are working toward more personalized treatments.

Cancer, Health, Research

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FDA Approves Groundbreaking Rescue Treatment for Clus...

The nasal spray is the first medication approved in more than 20 years to treat this symptom of epilepsy.

Brain Health, Health, Neurology

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The Military’s Silent Threat: Arthritis and Its Debil...

Researchers are working with the VA to find ways to prevent and treat this leading cause of disability among veterans.

Arthritis, Veterans

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Exploring Bacteria’s Role in Weight Gain and Loss

Research shows “good” bacteria could help treat obesity.

Diabetes, Genetics, Weight Loss

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News

We’re changing the world by working to improve the lives of people like you. Read about what we’re up to and what it means for your life.

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Understanding the Decline in the Cancer Death Rate in...

The N.C. Cancer Hospital physician-in-chief provides context on a recent report.

Cancer

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American Cancer Society Updates Colon Cancer Screenin...

If you’re 45 and thought you had a few more years before needing to schedule a colonoscopy, think again.

Colon Cancer, Colon Health

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Your Medical Records, on Your Phone

Patients can take charge of their health with Apple Health Records feature.

Technology, UNC Stories

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Using Technology to Conveniently Connect Patients and...

UNC Health Care is committed to reaching patients at a time and place that works for them, and they’re using technology to do it.

North Carolina, Urgent Care, Virtual Care

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Stories

Community matters. Read the stories of hope, healing and health from patients and physicians who make UNC Health Care special.

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Challenges and Hope for Girls and Women with Turner S...

Children, Endocrinology, Health, Pediatric Medicine, UNC Stories

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The Military’s Silent Threat: Arthritis and Its Debil...

Researchers are working with the VA to find ways to prevent and treat this leading cause of disability among veterans.

Arthritis, Veterans

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Treatment Brings Hope to Children Facing Spinal Muscu...

Neurologists can treat spinal muscular atrophy with a new and powerful drug.

Neurology, Pediatric Medicine, UNC Stories

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UNC Doctors Come Together to Treat Infant with Rare H...

Georgia Mae Braddy is, without doubt, a fighter.  At four months old, she has already undergone three major surgeries, one of which took place while she was still in utero.

UNC Stories

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