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.

Major named American Cancer Society Research Scholar

May 5, 2014

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has named Ben Major, PhD, assistant professor with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, as a 2014 Research Scholar.

UNC’s Dr. Jared Weiss joins Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina’s Board

February 19, 2014

The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCINC), the state’s leading non-profit organization supporting lung cancer research and education, is proud to welcome Dr. Jared Weiss, medical oncologist with UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Thoracic Oncology Program, to serve on the board of directors.