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New insights into side effects can help prostate cancer patients choose treatments
In the Journal of the American Medical Association, a study led by UNC Lineberger member Ronald C. Chen, MD, examines quality-of-life outcomes for modern treatment choices most patients will face, including active surveillance, radical prostatectomy, external beam radiation treatment, and brachytherapy.
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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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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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