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UNC Lineberger to use Colon Cancer Coalition grant to promote screening in Eastern North Carolina
UNC Lineberger’s Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative is working in partnership with the Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center in Ahoskie, North Carolina, to improve the colorectal cancer screening rates in a part of the state that has been significantly challenged by this disease.
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UNC Lineberger expands cancer survivors’ program to more N.C. locations
Through the N.C. Cancer Survivorship Provider Action Network (NC-CSPAN), cancer survivors and their loved ones can participate in a free, four-week educational program on nutrition, exercise, coping with stress and medical care. The program seeks to engage survivors to smooth the transition from active treatment.
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Chen selected for Prostate Cancer Task Force
Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH, UNC Lineberger member and associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine, was selected to represent NRG Oncology on the Prostate Cancer Task Force, a sub-committee supporting the NCI Genitourinary Cancers Steering Committee (GUSC).
Located in Newsletters / / Honors and Awards / 2017
High up-front costs could delay access to life-saving blood cancer drugs for Medicare patients
In the study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, UNC Lineberger researchers report that nearly a third of a group of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia, and who have federally-funded Medicare health insurance, did not start treatment within six months of diagnosis with any of three targeted drugs that have led to dramatic improvements in survival for the disease.
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Basch, Wheeler attend Moonshot presentation events
UNC Lineberger’s Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, MPH, and Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, were in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 17 to take part in Vice President Joe Biden's report to President Obama on his strategic plan for transforming cancer research and care.
Located in Newsletters / / Honors and Awards / 2016