The Division of Hematology/Oncology offers expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of blood disorders and malignant diseases. The Hemology/Oncology faculty participate in specialized patient care and research programs in the areas of solid tumors, hematologic malignancies, thrombosis, bleeding disorders, sickle cell anemia, and bone marrow transplantation. In association with other members of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, specialized interdisciplinary oncology clinics and conferences are held weekly in the areas of breast cancer, thoracic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, sarcoma, neuro-oncology, melanoma, and head and neck malignancies. Centers which are central to implementing the patient care and research missions of the Division include the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the foremost cancer research centers in the country, and the nationally recognized Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Hemophilia, and Sickle Cell Centers.
Lisa A. Carey, MD
Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology
The Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor for Breast Cancer Research
Physician-in-Chief, North Carolina Cancer Hospital
Associate Director for Clinical Research - Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Head for the Cure 5k Run/Walk
Join us in Cary, NC on Sunday, April 30th at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Regency Park. Proceeds from this event will benefit UNC's Department of Neurosurgery and the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative.
The Head for the Cure Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness and funding for research in the fight against brain cancer. The organization works to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy.
The Head for the Cure 5K marks a day of celebration where those diagnosed with brain cancer are honored and celebrated by their friends and families, and those who are no longer with us are remembered.
When: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Race Begins: 8:00 am (runners in the front, walkers in the back)
Kid's Fun Run: 9:15am
Keeping the Faith Awards: 9:30am
5K Race Awards: Immediately Following 5K
Where: Koka Booth Amphitheater, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC