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Golfing For The Gals Returns Sept. 19

September 7, 2022

Third-annual event raises funds and support for women’s cancer experts at UNC Lineberger. Lisa Milligan once dreamed of becoming a professional golfer. While she never reached the highest levels of the sport, her love and passion for golf has never … Continued

Rex Open Raises Nearly $400k for Mobile Mammography Unit

June 28, 2022

by Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation Since it was established in 1994, the Rex Hospital Open has been a highlight of the Triangle sports calendar and a consistent source of financial support for the patients, programs and services at UNC … Continued

Venturing into Solid Tumors with CAR-T

June 23, 2022

Tom and Nancy Chewning have experienced cancer on a personal level, helping their daughter through a bout with breast cancer, as well as other family members and friends that have had the disease. They relied on UNC Lineberger for their … Continued

Celebrating by Giving Back: Beth’s Crowdfunding Story

July 9, 2021

Six years ago, Beth Silverstein took charge of her destiny. After consulting with an interdisciplinary team from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Charlotte resident decided to have a bilateral mastectomy on Feb. 3, 2015, and a Salpingo-oophorectomy to remove … Continued

Carrying Kindness Forward

May 27, 2021

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation Patti Brenton had an infectious personality. When it came time to create a slideshow of photos to celebrate Patti’s life earlier this year, the funeral director in charge found the task of culling the … Continued

AYA Cancer Program Thriving At Five

November 11, 2020

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation The story of UNC Lineberger’s Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program started with a single spark. A spark in the form of Sophie Steiner, a teen cancer patient who saw what others hadn’t … Continued

The Joy of Giving Back

December 6, 2019

Tomma and Bob Hargraves started their UNC journey in 1996 as “parents of a Carolina boy.” It was that same Carolina boy, now a physician in Georgia, who sent Tomma back to UNC 10 years later when she was diagnosed … Continued