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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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Doctors gathered around a conference table to discuss complex cancer/tumor cases.

December 18, 2017

‘Tumor Boards’ Bring Many Experts to One Patient

Physicians meet at cancer conferences to strategize the best care for complex cancer cases.

Cancer, Oncology, Patient Care

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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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