University Cancer Research Fund

The University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) is a nation-leading investment to stimulate cancer research and reduce North Carolina's leading cause of death. The Fund builds upon the exceptional research base at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, the state's only public, NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.

UCRF's Goal

To create a nation-leading cancer research effort and to reduce North Carolina's cancer burden. UCRF is accomplishing these goals through:

  • Discovery to better understand the causes and course of cancer;
  • Innovation to create new and better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer; and by stimulating
  • Delivery of improved cancer care, screening and prevention across the state.

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