UNC pulmonology fellow wins grant for lung cancer research

July 7, 2015

Adam Belanger, MD, a second-year pulmonology fellow in pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, was one of four North Carolina researchers to win a research grant from the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina’s Research Fellows Program.

Bobby Kadis: Living life to the fullest

May 15, 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 being cancer-free.

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.

Tomma Hargraves

March 20, 2015

Eight years after her diagnosis, lung cancer survivor Tomma Hargraves is training to become a lay navigator with UNC Lineberger, giving back to the hospital that she credits with saving her life.

Pecot named one of only two ACS Mentored Research Scholar awardees

December 18, 2014

Chad Pecot, MD, assistant professor in hematology and oncology, has received a Mentored Research Scholar Award in Applied and Clinical Research from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Dr. Pecot is one of only two recipients in the United States to receive the award.

Lung Cancer Initiative of NC Hosts 4th Lung Cancer Advocacy Summit

August 26, 2014

The Lung Cancer Initiative of NC hosted a statewide Lung Cancer Summit on August 23 at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. Lung cancer advocates were bolstered with training, resources, knowledge and the courage to take action. UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center was the Host Sponsor of the event.