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Congratulations to UNC's Top Cancer Docs!

Congratulations to UNC's Top Cancer Docs!

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 09, 2011 04:19 PM

Sixty physicians at the University of North Carolina Hospitals are listed in the latest version of “America’s Top Doctors,” a compilation that is published annually by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Of those, 32 are members of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center or involved in UNC Cancer Care’s multidisciplinary programs.

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FDA Restrictions on Outdoor Cigarette Ads Near Schools May Hurt Business Less than Industry Says

FDA Restrictions on Outdoor Cigarette Ads Near Schools May Hurt Business Less than Industry Says

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 09, 2011 04:19 PM

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed new rules restricting outdoor tobacco advertising near schools and playgrounds in 2009, the tobacco industry argued that such rules would lead to a near complete ban on tobacco advertising in urban areas. An article in the March 2011 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that the effect of these rules would be less severe on businesses than the industry contends.

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Goldberg Cited in USA Today

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 29, 2011 01:49 PM

Richard Goldberg, MD is physician-in-chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital and UNC Lineberger associate director of clinical research.

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Bernard, Palliative Care Team Highlighted in University Gazette

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 29, 2011 01:52 PM

The article discusses Bernard’s work with the UNC Palliative Care Program and the Supportive Care Consult Service and Clinic.

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Anders, Hoadley are First Recipients of New Brain Tumor Research Award

Anders, Hoadley are First Recipients of New Brain Tumor Research Award

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 09, 2011 04:18 PM

Anders was chosen for her work on breast cancer brain metastases. Hoadley was selected for her contributions to the analysis of glioblastomas.

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Gold, Henry Family Featured on WRAL

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 09, 2011 04:18 PM

The Henry family shares the story of brothers Collin and Patrick, both diagnosed with cancer and receiving care at the N.C. Cancer Hospital.

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Test news item, with link to Plone thumbnail gallery

by sysadmin last modified Feb 07, 2011 09:58 PM

Use the built-in Plone thumbnail view to add a folder of images related to a specific news or event item.

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Startup Companies Address Unsolved Problems

Startup Companies Address Unsolved Problems

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 09, 2011 04:17 PM

UNC Lineberger members are involved in over 20 active startups.

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Just in Time for Valentine's Day: UNC Researchers Identify a Gene Critical for Heart Function

Just in Time for Valentine's Day: UNC Researchers Identify a Gene Critical for Heart Function

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 09, 2011 04:17 PM

It's a gene called DOT1L, and if you don't have enough of the DOT1L enzyme, you could be at risk for some types of heart disease.

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Sole Sisters 11th Exercise Program for Women Recruiting 2011 Participants

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 29, 2011 02:12 PM

Interested in starting a regular exercise program and supporting a good cause?

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Alexis Westbrook

Alexis Westbrook

by Mary Ruth last modified Feb 24, 2012 02:07 PM

For years Alexis's talents in sewing and crocheting have brought warmth to many patients. She also played a major part in the creation of the "Hats and Hearts" program.

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Jeanne and Armin Hagen

Jeanne and Armin Hagen

by Mary Ruth last modified Feb 24, 2012 02:07 PM

Known as "the dynamic duo" to nurses on the oncology infusion floor, the Hagens have been volunteering at the clinical cancer center for over ten years.

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Caroline Brantley

Caroline Brantley

by Mary Ruth last modified Feb 24, 2012 02:07 PM

Caroline worked as an intern for UNC Lineberger's Patient and Family Resource Center in the summer of 2008 and will continue to work in the center during the 2008-2009 school year.

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Alexis Westbrook

Alexis Westbrook

by Mary Ruth last modified Aug 07, 2013 05:27 PM

For years Alexis's talents in sewing and crocheting have brought warmth to many patients. She also played a major part in the creation of the "Hats and Hearts" program.

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Jeanne and Armin Hagen

Jeanne and Armin Hagen

by Mary Ruth last modified Aug 07, 2013 05:27 PM

Known as "the dynamic duo" to nurses on the oncology infusion floor, the Hagens have been volunteering at the clinical cancer center for over ten years.

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