Cancer care for the whole person

“You can’t just give a pill and tell people to get better. We want to help people build lives that are meaningful and worthwhile for them while living with this serious illness. We strive to identify ways in which someone can feel like a person, to strengthen the relationships that are important to them.”

Dr. Leeza Park, a researcher at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and an assistant professor of psychiatry in the UNC School of Medicine, is leading research to identify gaps in psychological care for cancer patients and their families.

Read the complete Carolina story at the UNC Lineberger website…

Dr. Park’s career growth and development has been supported by the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.

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