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Physicians, researchers share expertise at 2015 ASH Annual Meeting

Physicians, researchers share expertise at 2015 ASH Annual Meeting

UNC Lineberger researchers presented clinical, preclinical and population-based research at the ASH Annual Meeting Dec. 5-7. They presented findings from a study evaluating a treatment for a type of chemotherapy-resistant lymphoma and from an investigation into that the rate of fertility counseling for young men with cancer.

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Sharing skills to save more lives in Malawi

Sharing skills to save more lives in Malawi

UNC Lineberger member and gynecologic oncologist Dr. Groesbeck Parham has worked in Zambia for the past 11 years and in Africa since 1985. Last year, he received a grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant to build a cancer-related research platform between UNC sites in Zambia and Malawi. Now Parham has extended the reach of his program to Malawi, helping to train a physician there in radical hysterectomy to treat cervical cancer.

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Oral chemo still too expensive even after doughnut hole closes, study finds

Oral chemo still too expensive even after doughnut hole closes, study finds

Oral chemotherapy drugs are so expensive that they will be out of the financial reach of most Medicare patients even when the Part D doughnut hole closes in 2020, according to new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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