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Cancer Care

Find excellent cancer care throughout your journey from UNC Health Johnston, accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program (CCCP) by the Commission on Cancer. You can stay close to home while relying on the cancer expertise of our partners UNC Rex Healthcare and Duke Health. See why adult patients count on us for complete, lifelong care and support.

Prevention & Early Detection

Protect your health with cancer prevention and screening programs at UNC Health Johnston. Free healthy living programs may reduce your likelihood of developing cancer or prevent its return. Screenings can find cancer early—when it’s easiest to treat.

Personalized Cancer Treatment

New Technology for Cancer Patients

Eleckta Infinity Linear Accelerator

Learn more about the new linear accelerator at UNC Radiation Oncology in Smithfield.

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A multidisciplinary team of cancer professionals work closely together to review and discuss your care. You benefit from the insight of experts in several specialties, and you get the best possible treatment plan as your needs evolve.

Expect to receive recommendations for one or more of these treatments:

  • Cancer medications, such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and hormone therapy
  • Radiation therapy, which uses advanced technology to target cancer cells and avoid healthy tissue
  • Surgery to remove tumors from your body
  • You may also have access to new treatment options through clinical trials.

Get a Second Opinion

Make well-informed choices about your care. Ask a cancer doctor at UNC Health Johnston for a second opinion on treatment recommendations you received. When you explore all your options, you’ll feel more confident in your medical decisions.

Support for You & Your Family

Take advantage of many support services, including educational groups and social work, to make life with cancer easier. You’ll find partners for your cancer journey, discover local resources, and better understand your condition.

Cancers We Treat

Trust UNC Health Johnston for care of any cancer, including:

Prepare for Your Appointment

Take an active role in your care. When you come to cancer appointments, bring:

  • List of your questions
  • Loved one for support
  • All your medications, including over-the-counter drugs, and any vitamins or supplements
  • Relevant test results or other medical records
  • Health insurance card
  • Proof of insurance preauthorization, if necessary
  • Social Security card

If you need to reschedule an appointment, call us at least 24 hours in advance.

Request an Appointment

Call to make an appointment:
Hematology & Oncology in Smithfield: 919-989-2192
Hematology & Oncology in Clayton: 919-585-8835
UNC Radiation Oncology at Smithfield: 919-209-3555
UNC Radiation Oncology at Clayton: 919-585-8550

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