Oncology Excellence Awards Nomination

July 31, 2019

We are extremely fortunate to work with wonderful and caring colleagues in the UNC Oncology Service, and we’re grateful to have the opportunity to recognize those colleagues who go “above and beyond” with the Oncology Excellence Awards. Please note, nomination are being accepted through Saturday, Aug. 31, 5 p.m. Nursing Excellence Awards All oncology nursing … Continued

Amelio published in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

July 12, 2019

A new study led by UNC Lineberger’s Antonio “Tony” Amelio, PhD, and colleagues was published in the journal Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, and featured on the cover of the July issue. Amelio is an assistant professor in the UNC Adams School of Dentistry Division of Oral and Craniofacial Health Sciences. … Continued

Melanoma survivor shares story to inspire hope

May 30, 2019

When Judith Edmonds discovered an itchy, raised freckle on her leg, she knew something was wrong. At that time, she didn’t realize how important this was going to be to her life. Edmonds, who now lives in Bullock, N.C., was diagnosed with melanoma, a potentially deadly form of skin cancer, and she had the cancer … Continued

UNC Lineberger researchers convene panel to examine thyroid cancer trends in NC

May 20, 2019

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center leaders brought together a team of doctors, epidemiologists and environmental scientists on May 13 to discuss patterns and causes of thyroid cancer in North Carolina – a meeting convened in response to community concerns about thyroid cancer trends in Iredell County. Experts from the National Cancer Institute, … Continued