In preliminary findings presented at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, researchers showed that older patients were as likely as younger patients to receive targeted therapy and enroll in therapeutic trials based on their sequencing results.
UNC Lineberger member Nancy Thomas, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Dermatology, effective Jan. 1.
Matt Ewend, MD, FACS, has been named President of UNC Physicians. In this role, Ewend will oversee the physician clinical enterprise of UNC Health Care, which includes more than 2,400 physicians and 600 Advanced Practice Providers in 450 practices spanning the UNC Physicians Network, UNC Faculty Physicians, and physician practices at UNC Health Care affiliate hospitals.
Mia Hamm and the Mia Hamm Foundation are partnering with UNC Lineberger today, Tuesday, Nov. 29, to provide support for bone marrow transplant patients -- and their families -- and to help them address some of the challenges they may face while undergoing treatment.