Who says you can’t go home?

July 20, 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.

Paying it forward

July 16, 2015

Ten-year-old Ellie Stewart was diagnosed with choriocarcinoma in February. Her only plans for the summer were to finish her chemotherapy treatment at N.C. Children’s Hospital. Then she received a surprise gift: tickets to attend Taylor Swift’s June 9 concert in Raleigh. Now Ellie has some memories to help carry her through.

What a Difference a Year Makes

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.

A Complete Team

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: 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.

Ellen Martin: Battling Breast Cancer with Resilience and Research

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: Thankful for every day

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.

With Grace and Good Humor

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.