Partnering with Communities Across North Carolina
Carolina Well, UNC Lineberger’s Cancer Survivorship Program, is partnering with communities across the state to better coordinate services in the communities in which cancer survivors live and work.
Current community partners include the Greensboro Area Health Education Center, CommWell Health Center in Sampson County, New Hanover Health Network in Wilmington, East Carolina University in Greenville and the Dare County Outreach Program.
Visit www.carolinawell.org or call 919-966-9519 for more information.
New Fellowship Program in Psychosomatic Medicine Opens, Key Area Will be Cancer
Donald Rosenstein, MD, director of the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program and professor of psychiatry (in center) with new fellows April Welborn, MD, and Jonathan Gerkin, MD. Read more.
Announcing a New Program - Cancer Conversations
Beginning September 20, the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) will offer monthly sessions with experts from UNC Lineberger and the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
The September program will feature Donald Rosenstein, MD, Director of the CCSP; the October session will feature Lisa Carey, MD, Medical Director of the UNC Breast Center; and the November session will feature Thomas Shea, MD, Director of UNC Health Care's Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation Program. Read more.
If one of your patients is interested in any of the cancer support services or programs provided at UNC, call 919-966-3494 for more information.
Additional information is also available online.
Welcome to New Faculty Member Leeza Park, MD
Dr. Park is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UNC. She completed her adult psychiatry residency at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program in Boston, MA. She then pursued a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
She primarily serves as a psychiatrist for the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program. Her clinical and research interests include psycho-oncology, women’s health, psychosomatic medicine and residency education.
Dr. Park supervises a weekly outpatient clinic at Carolina Pointe II that provides psychiatric assessment and management of individuals with cancer. For more information, call 919-966-3494.
Survivorship Clinics Available
In addition to a clinic for breast cancer survivors and one for testicular cancer survivors, UNC offers a clinic for survivors of any cancer type. These survivorship clinics address a variety of concerns patients often have post-treatment.
Participants will receive a survivorship care plan, including a surveillance plan for follow-up care, expected course of recovery and possible late effects, lifestyle recommendations, and psychosocial resources.
For details about these clinics, call 919-966-3494.
Other Survivorship Offerings at UNC
In addition to the survivorship resources outlined above, we also offer a variety of additional programs and services for cancer survivors including lymphedema therapy, yoga, acupuncture, art workshops, a cancer transitions series, nutrition consults, integrative health coaching and more. View the calendar.
If one of your patients is interested in any of the cancer support services or programs provided at UNC, call 919-966-3494 for more information. Additional information is also available online.
For questions about all clinical trials at UNC (including those at UNC that are also offered at other sites), contact the UNC Lineberger protocol office at 919-966-4432 or (toll-free) 1-877-668-0683.
To make an appointment at the N.C. Cancer Hospital for one of your patients, visit our web page for referring physicians. You may also contact the Carolina Consultation Center at 1-800-862-6264.