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.

Hematology & Oncology News

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    New Fellowship Grant Will Provide Training in Non-Interventional Vascular Medicine

    Vascular disease can manifest as thrombosis, arteriosclerosis, vasculitis, vasospasm or aneurysm formation, and care for the patient is frequently split between a variety of subspecialties. These include cardiologists, vascular surgeons, internists, neurologists, nephrologists, and hematologists, with a variety of support systems. Vascular medicine unifies every organ system, with a comprehensive approach to non-interventional, non-surgical vascular … Continued

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    NCI Appoints Gopal Director of Center for Global Health

    The National Cancer Institute has named Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, director of the NCI Center for Global Health.  Gopal is a physician-scientist who led the cancer program for UNC Project-Malawi, a research and care collaboration between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Malawi Ministry of Health, since 2012. Gopal holds faculty … Continued

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    Nyrop Receives Grant to Study Interventions for Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survival

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, assistant professor of hematology/oncology and UNC Lineberger member, has received a $50,000 award from the Integrated Approach to Breast Health Equity Competitive Grant Program, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and Pfizer. Nyrop will lead a one-year qualitative research … Continued

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