Two New Physicians at UNC!

October 5, 2018

Please join us in welcoming two new physicians to the UNC Hematology/Oncology Division (Click on the headline to read the full article).

10th Annual Coping with Cancer Symposium. “Cancer Pain Management During the Opioid Epidemic” (Registration fee is waived due to the aftermath of Hurricane Florence).

September 7, 2018

The opioid crisis continues to take a devastating toll on our communities across NC. In North Carolina, the number of drug overdose deaths increased by nearly 800% between 1999 and 2016. UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer will be bringing providers from across the state together for our 10th Annual Coping with Cancer Symposium on Saturday, October 27th at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, NC. This year’s conference will focus on “Cancer Pain Management during the Opioid Epidemic.” Please click on headline to read full article.

10th Annual Coping with Cancer Symposium. “Cancer Pain Management During the Opioid Epidemic” Registration is Open!

September 7, 2018

The opioid crisis continues to take a devastating toll on our communities across NC. In North Carolina, the number of drug overdose deaths increased by nearly 800% between 1999 and 2016. UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer will be bringing providers from across the state together for our 10th Annual Coping with Cancer Symposium on Saturday, October 27th at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, NC. This year’s conference will focus on “Cancer Pain Management during the Opioid Epidemic.” Please click on headline to read full article.

Head for the Cure Foundation to Host an Annual 5K Race that Benefits Brain Tumor Research and the UNC Brain Tumor Program (UNCBTP)

September 7, 2018

The University of North Carolina has collaborated with the Head for the Cure Foundation to host an annual 5K race that benefits brain tumor research and the UNC Brain Tumor Program (UNCBTP). Dr. Simon Khagi, Director of University of North Carolina Brain Tumor Program, will be participating in the 5K and wearing the Optune device (www.optune.com) on his scalp and the battery backpack as he runs the race. Dr. Simon Khagi is a neurological oncologist at UNC. He holds dual academic appointments in the departments of Medicine and Neurosurgery and is the director of the UNC Brain Tumor Program. I had the pleasure of discussing the upcoming 5K race with Dr. Khagi. To read the interview and learn more, please click on the title.