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Category: Cancer

Older couple sitting at kitchen table, looking at laptop

May 23, 2018

How to Fight Cancer Without Going Broke

You shouldn't have to think about money, but financial concerns are a reality of treatment. Here are some tips that might help.

Cancer, Health Care Costs

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Two couples on a boat at sunset

April 25, 2018

A Caregiver’s Guide to Self-Care

When you’re caring for someone who is seriously sick or injured, it’s important to care for yourself, too.

Cancer, Families

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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

Is there one for my type of cancer? Does insurance cover them? We answer these questions, and more.

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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