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UNC analysis shows advantage for picture-based cigarette pack warnings over text warnings
A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill analysis published today in the journal Tobacco Control synthesized the results of 37 different experiments comparing picture-based and text warnings, finding that picture-based warnings were more effective than text warnings on 20 of 25 different outcome measures.
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Symposium addresses an age-old question about older cancer patients
The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Geriatric Research Symposium, held Dec. 2, featured seven presentations and panel discussions focused on muscle mass, aging and patient function.
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Wood to co-chair working committee of international blood and marrow transplant registry
William Wood, MD, MPH, UNC Lineberger member and associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine, has been named co-chair of the Health Services and International Studies Working Committee of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research.
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Patients and their records agree on medical history for most maladies
A study led by UNC Lineberger researcher Ronald Chen, MD, found that a group of prostate cancer patients reliably reported their own medical histories when their responses were compared to their medical records.
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Tate, Ward honored by The Obesity Society
UNC Lineberger members Deborah Tate, PhD, professor of nutrition and of health behavior, and Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, professor of nutrition, both at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, received awards for their contributions to obesity research at The Obesity Society’s annual meeting, held Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 in New Orleans.
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Daily self-monitoring of weight, activity helps prevent weight gain among breast cancer survivors
In a recent study, UNC Lineberger researchers evaluated the feasibility and efficacy of two six-month, self-regulation interventions that focused on daily self-weighing, objective monitoring and tailored feedback in an effort to prevent weight gain among African-American breast cancer survivors.
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Study identifies most persuasive messages for parents considering HPV vaccine
Among parents who reported that they were disinclined to vaccinate, UNC Lineberger researchers found in a recent study that the most convincing messages about the HPV vaccine were those that focused on the parent’s role in preventing the child from getting HPV-related cancers and those that emphasized their role in whether their child becomes infected with HPV.
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