UNC Health Care

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's Health, 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

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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Image of cell view of skin cells

November 20, 2017

How Mohs Surgery Is Changing the Way Skin Cancer Is Treated

This specialized technique can be performed in a doctor’s office rather than an operating room

Cancer, Dermatology, Skin Health

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