Two new faculty members have joined the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center to help launch groundbreaking immunotherapy clinical trials that will test an experimental treatment in which patients’ own immune cells are genetically engineered to fight their cancer.
UNC Lineberger’s Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) is a multidisciplinary program dedicated to helping patients and their caregivers with cancer treatment, recovery and survivorship. Based in the Patient and Family Resource Center at the N.C. Cancer Hospital, the CCSP offers services ranging from patient education and financial assistance to yoga and massage.
The American Cancer Society has honored Hyman B. Muss, MD, director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Geriatric Oncology Program, with a prestigious national award that recognizes providers who show compassion and dedication beyond the call of duty.
A study led by a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher has found that, despite a North Carolina law banning their purchase by minors and requiring online vendors to verify customer age, teens can easily buy electronic cigarettes online.