How Your Gifts Help

As the only public comprehensive cancer center in North Carolina, we are committed to meeting the cancer challenge in our state and beyond. But we can’t do it without you.

One in two men and one in three women will face cancer in their lifetimes. With your support, we are changing these statistics. Not just for the patients who rely on us for their lives today, but for all those who will be diagnosed with cancer in the future.

Because of your gifts, we are…

…fundamentally changing the scientific understanding of breast cancer

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…providing our patients—people from all 100 counties of North Carolina—with compassionate and effective support programs

…helping the thousands of single fathers who each year lose their spouses to cancer

…working with N.C. community colleges to accelerate proven cancer prevention interventions, especially important as up to 50 percent of cancer deaths can be prevented by things we already know

Double Helix…navigating the complex world of cancer genetics in order to provide personalized cancer therapies targeted to the specific needs of our patients based on genetic abnormalities found in their tumors.

…utilizing telemedicine to extend the reach of UNC’s experts to communities throughout the state      

…giving our patients hope—and access to the latest therapies—by offering more than 225 clinical trials

Clinical Fellowstraining the next generation of physicians, scientists, nurses and public health professionals

…leveraging your investment to secure large, federally funded projects aimed at transformative breakthroughs in care

These are just a few examples of the many ways your gift help. We’d love the opportunity to show you firsthand the impact of your support. If you are interested in arranging a tour, call us at (919) 966-5905 or email us.

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