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Beating cancer shouldn’t mean the end of care
Deborah Mayer, Ph.D., R.N., AOCN, FAAN, Professor at the School of Nursing, Director of Cancer Survivorship at UNC Lineberger, is a national pioneer on research in cancer survivorship. Her work sheds light on the best ways to monitor and manage care for cancer survivors long after diagnosis and treatment. She is a staunch advocate for serving patients' needs and the importance of good communication.
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Cancer Survivor Becomes Ambassador for Hope
The latest installment in UNC Health Care's Real Medicine video series features Ashley Burnette, 11-year-old cancer survivor and Patient Ambassador at the North Carolina Children's Hospital.
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Cancer survivor launches
Cure Cancer Starter is a nonprofit site taking the Kickstarter approach to raising funds for much-needed research and clinical trials in the fight against cancer.
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Deborah Mayer to be UNC Lineberger Director of Cancer Survivorship
Professor Deborah K. Mayer has been named the UNC Lineberger Director of Cancer Survivorship. In her new position, Deborah Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, will lead the effort to enhance clinical and research initiatives for cancer survivors for the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Field of Hope honors cancer survivors and raises money for Kay Yow Cancer Fund
UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare co-sponsored “Field of Hope” at the Durham Bulls game on Saturday, August 23 with a portion of special ticket sales going to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
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Herald-Sun - Grateful for each day
Stella Waugh, a cancer survivor, is thankful to have family together for Thanksgiving, April Dudash of the Durham Herald-Sun reports.
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John Isner hosts 4th Annual Ebix Charity Challenge
On December 7, 2013, America’s No. 1 tennis player, John Isner, held his annual charity event, the Ebix Charity Challenge, contributing $75,000 to UNC Lineberger
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John Isner’s Ebix Charity Challenge to feature Bryan Brothers, benefit UNC Lineberger
Ebix, Inc., today announced that the annual Ebix Charity Challenge, will be held in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 7, 2015. All proceeds from the 5th Annual Ebix Charity Challenge will benefit the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, where America No. 1 John Isner’s mother, Karen, was successfully treated during her two battles with colon cancer.
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Lower survival rates connected with high-risk melanoma with mutations, study finds
A UNC Lineberger-led study found that people with higher-risk melanoma containing either BRAF or NRAS gene mutations had lower survival rates.
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Managing the late effects of cancer treatment discussed at 7th annual Coping with Cancer Symposium
North Carolina’s health care providers from across the state met in Chapel Hill on Friday, Oct. 30 for the 7th Annual Coping with Cancer Symposium hosted by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNC Cancer Network and the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program.
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