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Dowen earns Kimmel Scholars Program award
UNC Lineberger researcher Jill Dowen, PhD, has received a distinguished award for cancer genetics research from the Kimmel Scholars Program.
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UNC Lineberger researcher to study cervical cancer screening tool through Grand Challenges Explorations Grant
UNC Lineberger member Jennifer S. Smith, PhD, MPH, director of the Cervical Cancer-Free Coalition at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and associate professor of epidemiology, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project to determine the effectiveness of a urine-based, cervical cancer screening tool under a Grand Challenges Exploration Grant, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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Costs for orally-administered cancer drugs skyrocket
A study, authored by UNC Lineberger member Stacie Dusetzina, PhD, found that oral cancer drugs introduced in 2014 were, on average, six times more expensive than those introduced in the year 2000. The findings, published in JAMA Oncology, raised concerns as patients may increasingly take on the cost burden of those increases.
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Study finds links between physicians setting cancer care guidelines and drug industry
UNC Lineberger researchers, led by Aaron Mitchell, MD, found a high prevalence of financial relationships among authors who helped develop a leading set of cancer care guidelines in the United States in a study published in JAMA Oncology. They say the work lays the foundation for future studies of whether the payments influenced clinical practice or guideline recommendations.
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