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UNC Lineberger member James Evans quoted in Nature
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in an article discussing the fetal genome and the possibility of clinic procedures being introduced in the next couple of years.
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New resource for single fathers due to cancer
A new website for Single Fathers Due to Cancer has been launched as a way to help fathers more easily find resources and support.
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Global Oncology Program holds third annual retreat
The UNC Global Oncology Program held its third annual retreat on December 14 at the Friday Center. Led by Dr. Blossom Damania, Director of the UNC Lineberger Global Oncology Program, and Dr. Dirk Dittmer, Program Resource Director for the program, close to 80 program members from the UNC Center for AIDS Research and UNC Lineberger shared their research.
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Review study makes recommendations to enhance Cancer Comparative Effectiveness Research
Which treatment for prostate cancer is most effective? Will a specific combination of cancer drugs increase patient survival for colon cancer? As the pace of scientific discovery continues to accelerate, patients and their providers face more choices and decisions about how to address their health care needs, and information that can help inform their decisions is often hard to find.
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Muss, Keith talk about cancer care and families
Loretta Muss, Coordinator of the N.C. Cancer Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Board, and fellow board member, Ryan Keith, talked about cancer care & families on the February 25, 26, and 27 broadcasts of YOUR HEALTH®.
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“Corona Cares” supports patients, families dealing with cancer
RALEIGH, NC – Crown Imports announced today that the highly successful “Corona Cares” charitable donation program in North Carolina will kick off on August 1 to benefit patient and family support programs at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. Over the past two years, “Corona Cares” has provided more than $210,000 for these programs.
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Making genomes make sense
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Sometimes, technology progresses faster than our ability to take advantage of it.
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Ollila, Burkhart talk about teenage tanning bed use
David Ollila, MD, and Craig Burkhart, MD, spoke about teenage tanning bed use at a Child Fatality Task Force committee meeting on March 26, 2012. They discussed the option of banning teenagers below the age of 18 from tanning bed use.
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UNC Lineberger geriatric oncology program leaders co-author Journal of Clinical Oncology editorial about older women and breast cancer
UNC Lineberger Geriatric Oncology program leaders Hy Muss, MD, and Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, co-authored an editorial in the December 10, 2011 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Muss is professor of medicine. Busby-Whitehead is professor of medicine, and director of the UNC School of Medicine’s Center for Aging and Health and Division of Geriatric Medicine.
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Cancer one of three UNC specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News
Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue.
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