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Category: Cancer

sticker from the Be Loud? Sophie Foundation

January 16, 2018

The Gift of Sophie

Sophie Steiner, 15, lying in bed on the fifth floor of UNC Children’s Hospital, asked her parents for one last thing. None of them had any idea this one last thing would transform cancer support services for teens and young adults at the UNC Medical Center. But her request has done just that. Sophie had…

Cancer, Children, UNC Stories

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Tablet screen depicting technology associated with cancer clinical trials.

December 11, 2017

Cancer Clinical Trials Don’t Have to Be a Last Resort

Learn how you can play a more active role in your treatment and help other patients, too.

Cancer, Clinical Trials

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Graphic of stick person looking down a path to different treatment options.

December 11, 2017

Expert Help for Patients at Risk of Kidney Cancer

UNC’s von Hippel-Lindau Comprehensive Clinical Care Center treats familial syndromes with predispositions of kidney cancer.

Cancer, Physicians

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Image of Pink Breast Cancer Ribbon

October 23, 2017

Living Life to the Fullest with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Women with metastatic breast cancer can live well for several years after this difficult diagnosis

Breast Cancer, Cancer, Women

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Image of a patient and doctor having a conversation.

October 18, 2017

Should I Get Tested for the Cancer Gene?

A genetic counselor answers common questions about how to decide if genetic testing for cancer is right for you

Cancer, Genetics

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