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Payments linked to higher odds of doctors prescribing certain cancer drugs
In preliminary findings presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 2017, researchers show that when physicians had to choose between multiple, on-patent drugs for metastatic kidney cancer and chronic myeloid leukemia, they were more likely to prescribe drugs from companies they had received general payments from.
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U.S. cancer death rate declines, but work is needed to address local disparities
UNC Lineberger researchers Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, and Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, MPH, called for tailored, local-level cancer prevention, screening and treatment efforts to address regional disparities in cancer mortality rates in an editorial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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For invasive breast cancer, researchers identify biomarkers of treatment response
UNC Lineberger researchers reported at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium they have identified biomarkers they believe can be used as part of a larger model to predict how patients with HER2-positive operative breast cancer will respond to the targeted treatment trastuzumab, commercially known as Herceptin, and chemotherapy.
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Bryant awarded ONS Victoria Mock New Investigator Award
UNC Lineberger's Ashley Leak Bryant, PhD, RN-BC, an assistant professor in the UNC School of Nursing, was awarded the Oncology Nursing Society's Victoria Mock New Investigator Award.
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