Amy Charney

July 21, 2015

Amy Charney had already registered to run the 2015 Boston Marathon when she was told she had breast cancer. But not even that diagnosis and active treatment would keep her from crossing the finish line in her hometown of Boston.

Veatrice Harris

June 23, 2015

Veatrice Harris wasn’t afraid of battling cancer. She leaned on her faith, her family, and her UNC caregivers to face the toughest year of her life. Now, thanks to an innovative procedure called a 50/50 bone marrow transplant, Veatrice has renewed hope for 2015.

Liam Canard

May 29, 2015

Nearly a year ago, thirteen-year-old Liam Canard, of Raleigh, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Although his fight against the disease goes on today, he has already won by continuing to do what he loves.

Bobby Kadis

May 13, 2015

These days Bobby Kadis is living life to the fullest. After being diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer, he enrolled in a UNC Lineberger clinical trial using a combination of targeted drug therapies. Now the avid potter, mountain climber and yoga enthusiast celebrates life to its fullest.

Ellen Martin

May 4, 2015

A busy mom of two, Ellen Martin battled breast cancer with two powerful weapons – resilience and research. Following an aggressive breast cancer diagnosis, Ellen is now in remission thanks to a treatment plan driven by the latest findings in breast cancer research.

Roger Johnson

April 23, 2015

Siler City native Roger Johnson knows the value of personalized medicine. After being diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2013, physicians at UNC sequenced his tumor to better understand the genetics driving his cancer.

Nancy Raasch

April 20, 2015

Fifteen years ago, Nancy Raasch was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Then, in 2009, came multiple myeloma. Despite these malignancies, she refuses to let cancer define her.

Danny Talbott

April 6, 2015

Carolina legend Danny Talbott performed at the highest level on both the football field and baseball diamond during his years as a Tar Heel. Since 2010, he’s been back in Chapel Hill, battling the toughest opponent he’s faced: multiple myeloma. He can’t imagine going anywhere else to do it.

Tonya Caldwell & Crystal LaSonde

April 6, 2015

Tonya Caldwell and Crystal LaSonde were both diagnosed at a young age with cervical cancer, a disease that is known to leave women unable to bear children later in life. Thanks to a groundbreaking surgical procedure performed here at UNC Lineberger, both women are now mothers of happy, healthy baby boys.

Ashley Burnette

March 20, 2015

Ashley Burnette is an 11-year-old cancer survivor and Patient Ambassador at the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. On August 27th of 2010, she was diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma and later was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. All along the way, she never stopped smiling.