Our Story

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Our Story

With research that spans from the laboratory to the bedside to the community, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center works to understand the causes of cancer at both the genetic and environmental level. We conduct groundbreaking research and translate that research into innovative treatment and prevention measures in cancer care.

UNC Lineberger brings together 300 members from more than 40 departments at the University of North Carolina, including the School of Medicine, the Gillings School of Global Public Health, the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, the School of Dentistry, the School of Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences.

UNC Lineberger offers patient-centered care provided by UNC's nationally-known clinical faculty, and offers clinical trials across the state, giving North Carolina patients access to leading-edge treatments. The N.C. Cancer Hospital is the flagship site for UNC Cancer Care and the clinical home of UNC Lineberger. The state's only public cancer center, the 315,000-square-foot faculity includes multidisciplinary clinic space with a healing atmosphere created with patient input along with a nationally-recognized Comprehensive Cancer Support Program.

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Short Version

One of only 49 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center brings together some of the most exceptional physicians and scientists in the country to investigate and improve the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer.

Long Version

One of only 49 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center brings together some of the most exceptional physicians and scientists in the country to investigate and improve the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer. With research that spans the spectrum from the laboratory to the bedside to the community, UNC Lineberger faculty work to understand the causes of cancer at the genetic and environmental levels, to conduct groundbreaking laboratory research, and to translate findings into pioneering and innovative clinical trials. For more information, please visit www.unclineberger.org.