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UNC Health Offers Integrative Medical Group Visits for Brain Tumor Patients

May 15, 2024

UNC Health offers integrative medical group visits to support brain tumor patients. Led by Division Chief of Neuro Oncology, Dr. Soma Sengupta, these visits give brain tumor patients a chance to learn from other patients and health care professionals, and the opportunity to contribute to group discussions on a variety of topics including nutrition, how … Read more

Glioblastoma Patient Travels to North Carolina for Treatment

May 7, 2024

“We wanted to do everything we possibly could so that our son gets more time with his dad.”  In January 2024 Sam developed a headache that would not go away. He then started experiencing fainting spells. On February 24, 2024 while attending a birthday party with his 8-year-old son, Sam started to feel unwell. His … Read more

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Gives UNC Health Patient Her Life Back

April 25, 2024

“My whole life had changed. I couldn’t walk, I couldn’t go out because I was worried about falling.” In August of 2022 Cheryl fell and fractured her right foot. For 12 weeks, Cheryl was unable to put weight on her foot while it healed. During that time, Cheryl noticed that, while her foot slowly improved, … Read more

Patient with a Rare Spine Tumor has Successful Resection Surgery at UNC Health

April 17, 2024

Devinder describes her mother, Bhupinder, as fairly healthy and very active. But in September of 2022, Bhupinder started to notice numbness and tingling in her legs. She then developed frequent and intense cramps to her lower body. Her symptoms made it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep, or sit for long periods of time. … Read more

Finding the Right Brain Tumor Surgeon – UNC Health

September 6, 2023

After multiple opinions, Asa chose to come to UNC Health to see cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgeon Dr. Carlos David for his brain tumor surgery. Asa struggled with cervical spine issues from playing high school football. He started seeing an orthopedic surgeon, and discovered after imaging that he had a meningioma, a benign brain tumor, … Read more