Category: Cancer

UNC cancer patient Katy standing on a tropical beach

December 2, 2021

Student Conquers Bone Cancer in College and Becomes a Psychiatrist

Weeks after Katy Sims left for her first semester of college, an unexpected bone cancer diagnosis changed the trajectory of her life.

Cancer, UNC Stories

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A beautiful young woman wearing a head wrap looks toward the camera and smiles radiantly

November 19, 2021

New Hope for Patients with Head and Neck Cancers

Advances in surgery, chemotherapy and immunotherapy could eliminate devastating side effects of radiation.

Cancer, Treatment

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woman wearing head scarf gives her daughter a piggy-back ride, with big blue sky in background

October 28, 2020

4 Ways Cancer Survivors Can Cope with Anxiety About COVID-19

The pandemic can be especially scary when you’ve already survived a health crisis.

Cancer, Coronavirus

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male patient in hospital gown sits on exam table, waiting

October 14, 2020

Don’t Delay Cancer Screenings During COVID-19

Here are three cancer screenings you shouldn’t postpone during the pandemic.

Cancer, Coronavirus

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woman with long white hair looks out of window

September 1, 2020

Six Surprising Facts About Breast Cancer

A UNC breast surgeon addresses some lesser-known truths about breast cancer.

Breast Cancer

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