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At UNC Lineberger, you are not alone. Our multidisciplinary, or team, approach to cancer care allows many doctors, nurses, and support staff to create a treatment plan just for you. We will make sure you get the best possible care.

UNC Cancer Care Nurses ImageHow to make an appointment

You can contact us directly to make an appointment or you can have a doctor refer you to us. We welcome patients who are seeking second opinions.

Appointments are made between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

To make an appointment, you can call:

What to bring to your appointment

  • physician's name, address and phone number
  • patient identification card if you have been seen before at UNC
  • insurance card and any other related forms required by your insurance company
  • a signed medical release form so that all needed medical records from other doctors can be sent to us
  • any medications you are taking or a list of those medications with the dosages
  • a list of any allergies you have
  • someone to come to the appointment with you

What to expect at your appointment

At your first visit: We will review your clinical information and you will meet the doctor who will care for you throughout your cancer experience. You may also meet a resident physician or fellow (physicans in speciality training) because we are a teaching institution.

At subsequent visits: Each physician sees their own patients at each appointment whenever possible. When your physician is away, your care will be covered by another faculty member in the program.

Find a doctor External Site

Have questions? Call 1-866-869-1856 to speak to a cancer information specialist (available from 8 a.m. -5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday).

If you are a physician in North Carolina who needs to speak with a UNC physician regarding your patient’s care you can call the Carolina Consultation Center’s toll free number at 1-800-862-6264 and be connected within two minutes or see our referring physician page for more information.