Department of Medicine Grand Rounds Presentation

June 14, 2016

Dr. Julie Sharpless, Associate Professor and Director of UNC Multidisciplinary Pituitary Adenoma program, co-presented with Drs. Andrew Greganti and Frances Collichio at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on June 9th about the recently recognized and frequently fatal pituitary complications of immunotherapy for melanoma. Dr. Sharpless discussed how the new CTLA-4 inhibitor and PD-1 immunotherapies, … Continued

Neurosurgery Clinic to open in Hillsborough

May 13, 2016

UNC Hospitals Neurosurgery is pleased to announce the opening of a new clinic in Hillsborough, NC in early June. The UNC Hospitals Neurosurgery Clinic is opening a new location at the Hillsborough Medical Office Building on June 2nd. Physicians may schedule referral appointments with Neurosurgery by calling (984) 974-4210. Dr. Kenneth Price will begin seeing … Continued

Head for the Cure 5k Run/Walk

May 4, 2016

The Head for the Cure Walk/Run raises money and awareness about the need for research on brain tumors. 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, … Continued

Megan Phillips

April 21, 2016

Megan Phillips shares her life-changing story of treatment and recovery from acute promyelocytic leukemia and a hemorrhagic stroke.

Dr. Simon Khagi to join UNC’s Brain Tumor program

April 18, 2016

Dr. Khagi will join the Division of Oncology as an assistant professor in late August with a joint appointment in Neurosurgery. At present, Dr. Khagi is a neurological oncology fellow at Duke University. In June 2015, he completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology from Tufts University School of Medicine after finishing his residency … Continued

Lee McLean

April 15, 2016

Lee McLean suffered from back and leg pain for over 20 years before a spinal fusion surgery helped her regain an active life. Lee McLean’s back and leg pain started over 20 years ago. Through the years, she sought out medical care that included steroid injections, laminectomy surgery, physical therapy and even a less traditional … Continued