Appointments

At UNC Lineberger, you are not alone. Our multidisciplinary, or team, approach to cancer care allows many doctors, nurses, and support staff to create a treatment plan just for you. We will make sure you get the best possible care.

How to make an appointment

You can contact us directly to make an appointment or you can have a doctor refer you to us. We welcome patients who are seeking second opinions.

Appointments are made between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

To make an appointment, you can call:

What to bring to your appointment

  • primary care provider's name, address and phone number
  • your UNC medical record card, if you have one UNC Cancer Care Nurses Image
  • insurance card and any other related forms required by your insurance company
  • a signed medical release form so that all needed medical records from other doctors can be sent to us
  • any medicines you are taking
  • a list of any allergies you have
  • someone to come to the appointment with you

What to expect at your appointment

Your UNC Cancer Care visits may include many appointments with different team members. In addition to your appointments, you may also be scheduled for some tests and blood draws. As your team addresses all of your needs, your visits may be long. You may want to bring something to keep you entertained (a book, magazine or mobile device) a jacket or sweater to keep you warm, a snack and drink, or money for snacks and drinks.

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Have questions? Call 1-866-869-1856 to speak with an operator who can direct your call (available from 8 a.m. -5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday).

If you are a physician in North Carolina who needs to speak with a UNC physician regarding your patient’s care you can call the Carolina Consultation Center’s toll free number at 1-800-862-6264 and be connected within two minutes or see our referring physician page for more information.