Named after the Lineberger family of Belmont, NC. Learn More.
Free-standing cancer research building completed in 1984.
Building addition to house additional lab and clinical/outreach/protocol office space completed in 1997.
N.C. Cancer Hospital - the clinical home for UNC Lineberger - completed 2009 and serves as home to our 110 faculty physicians, all members of UNC Cancer Care.
UNC Lineberger/UNC Cancer Care physicians treat patients from every county in North Carolina with more than 135,000 patient visits each year.
Provides multidisciplinary programs for most cancers, giving patients the benefit of many medical specialists in one place, often in one visit.
Offers more than 250 clinical trials of the latest treatments developed at UNC or available through affiliation with national clinical trials groups.
Largest research entity at UNC, with faculty holding more than $190 million in external grant funding.
Number of Staff: 1,120
Number of Scientists: more than 300 from more than 25 departments across campus
Cancer Center members lead numerous pre and postdoctoral graduate training programs. Center-based training includes NCI-sponsored programs in basic laboratory science and cancer prevention and control. Other NCI training programs directed by Center members include cancer epidemiology, cancer education, hematology/oncology, and surgical oncology. Center members also direct training programs in gynecologic oncology and radiation oncology.