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A Closer Look with Dr. Melanie Allard

March 6, 2023

Please tell us a little about yourself and your journey as a DNP.   My name is Melanie Allard; I am a family nurse practitioner who works at UNCH in the division of Medical Oncology, specifically with cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. Through autonomy, I aid in managing this very specialized patient population. This population includes … Continued

UNCLCN Is Moving!

February 1, 2023

It is our pleasure to announce that UNCLCN is currently in the process of making our move from ITS Manning to Carr Mill in Carrboro. We are located at Suite D-15 which is on the second level of the mall. This move has been an all-hands-on-deck process and by the end of February our office … Continued

Recent Volunteer Work by the Cancer Network Team!

January 9, 2023

For the past two months members from the UNC Lineberger Cancer Network have volunteered at local food organizations. In November, we volunteered at Table in Carrboro N.C. with other Lineberger Staff members. Table’s mission is to deliver health and nutrition education to children in Orange County. During our time volunteering we sorted food items, did … Continued

Meet UNC Lineberger Cancer Networks Two New Team Members

December 5, 2022

            In late August and beginning of September 2022 the UNCLCN Team welcomed 2 new employees, Nadja Brown and Patrick Muscarella. Nadja is currently our Interim Administrative Support Specialist and Patrick is our Technology Support Technician. I interviewed Patrick and Nadja (myself) so everyone had a chance to get to … Continued

A Deeper Look into the Upcoming Geriatric Oncology Symposium 2022

November 4, 2022

On December 2nd, 2022, from 10:00 am- 4:30 pm, the UNC Geriatric Oncology Symposium: Cancer and Aging will be taking place. The symposium will have the options of virtual or in person options. Topics being discussed this year are treatment adherence and side effects, body composition, disparities, fellow and resident research, and biomarkers of aging. … Continued