UNC Cancer Care Arrives in Dare County

June 6, 2008

On Friday, June 6th, the UNC Specialty Clinic opened its doors to patients in Dare County and the surrounding areas. Dr. Thomas Shea, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center associate director of clinical outreach, and Jean Sellers, RN, oncology program manager traveled to Nag’s Head for the first day of clinic operations.

University Cancer Research Fund Grant Teams Lineberger Faculty with Renaissance Computing Institute to Battle Skin Cancer

March 13, 2008

CHAPEL HILL, NC – A new collaboration between melanoma researchers in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), and researchers from the departments of computer science, epidemiology, biostatistics, and statistics and operations research at UNC Chapel Hill aims to use image analysis techniques to aid doctors in the fight against melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.

UCRF Spurs Large Private Gift for Cancer Research

January 24, 2008

CHAPEL HILL – Fred Eshelman, chief executive officer and founder of Wilmington-based PPD Inc., has pledged $9 million to support cancer research at the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

UNC-Chapel Hill, ECU Team up on Cancer Care, Research

January 22, 2008

CHAPEL HILL – The University of North Carolina’s two medical schools and their cancer centers have signed a memorandum of understanding that creates a partnership to advance cancer research and bring leading-edge treatment to North Carolinians.