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Training & Education

Cancer Research Training & Education Coordination (CRTEC)

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is committed to recruiting, training and retaining the next generation of cancer researchers and care providers.

We offer training opportunities that span the spectrum of cancer biology, basic science, cancer control and prevention, cancer care quality, and fellowship training in multiple disciplines within oncology.

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Research Fellowships

We offer several research fellowship training opportunities that span the spectrum of cancer. These training programs are part of NIH-funded T32 Training Grants, which enables UNC Lineberger to recruit individuals for training in specified shortage areas.

Research Fellowships

Clinical Fellowships

Our clinical fellowships offer opportunities in both oncology-specific and oncology-related settings. Fellows will apply knowledge from their academic training and gain valuable professional experience to launch them into the next phase of their career.

Clinical Fellowships

Community Programs & Outreach

Get involved with our community programs, which are jointly administered between the UNC Lineberger Office of Community Outreach & Engagement, the Cancer Research Training & Education Coordination (CRTEC) and the UNC Lineberger Cancer Network (UNCLCN).


Ryan McNamara, PhD, a postdoctoral trainee at UNC Lineberger, presents to Albert S. Baldwin Jr., associate director of UNC Lineberger and William Rand Kenan Professor Biology.


Apply for a dissertation or postdoctoral publication award. These are annual, competitive awards for trainees of UNC Lineberger.