As part of the UNC system, the Center is the only public comprehensive cancer center for the State and the people of North Carolina. Our Mission is to reduce cancer occurrence and death in North Carolina and the nation through research, treatment, training and outreach. Center faculty treat cancer patients, conduct research into the causes of cancer, develop and direct statewide programs in cancer prevention and train future physicians, nurses, scientists, and public health professionals.
* One of 39 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and two Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Breast cancer and in GI cancers.
* UNC ranked in the top 15 institutions nationally in cancer research funding.
* Nationally recognized training programs for the next generation of physicians, nurses, scientists and public health professionals.
|Name:Lisa A. Carey|
|Organization:||University of North Carolina|