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Family House Diaries: Brotherly Love in the Form of a Stem Cell Donation
60-year-old Maxine Pender of Edgecombe County receives healthy stem cells from her older brother for a bone marrow transplant, the tried and true treatment for her type of leukemia.
Located in News / 2011 / February
Family House Diaries: Experiencing UNC as a patient, not a student
24-year-old Cedric Faison of Battleboro, N.C., intended to spend this spring semester finishing his undergraduate music education degree at East Carolina University. Instead, he’s spent most of the term at UNC Hospitals being treated for a brain tumor.
Located in News / 2010 / April
UNC Lineberger launches 44 county study of breast cancer in black women
A new study seeking to improve scientists’ understanding of breast cancer, including why the disease’s fatality rate is higher in African-American women, is getting underway in 44 counties in North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / November