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UNC radiation oncology resident Nathan Sheets wins ASCO Merit Award
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) will award 20 oncology trainees with Merit Awards at the 2012 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium. The symposium will be held February 2 - 4, 2012 in San Francisco.
Located in News / 2011 News
Wrapped up in making a difference
Tori Frahm has experienced just eight Christmases, but she epitomizes the true spirit of the holiday. She and her family organized collection and delivery of 750 presents for pediatric oncology patients and their siblings at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The gifts helped 125 families have a brighter holiday.
Located in News / 2012 News
HPV vaccine study discussed, Brewer quoted
Located in News / 2011 News
Sing a song of hope - local caroling tradition brings cheer each year
One neighborhood in Cary has become the centerpiece of a holiday tradition that benefits UNC Lineberger.
Located in News / 2011 News
Editorial urges rapid clinical trials for targeted breast cancer therapies
Chapel Hill, NC – In an editorial published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, UNC associate professor E. Claire Dees, MD, reviews current evidence on the safety and efficacy of combination therapies currently used for metastatic breast cancer and urges clinical researchers to move forward with new studies that leverage advances in the identification of tumor biomarkers.
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC Lineberger remembers Marci Campbell
Dr. Marci Campbell, professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, died December 14 after living with cancer with grace and caring for almost two years.
Located in News / 2011 News
Six UNC faculty recognized by prestigious international scientific society
Six University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC scientist elected Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
Weili Lin, PhD, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Lin was cited for his outstanding contributions to the development and translation of MR functional neuroimaging.
Located in News / 2011 News
American Cancer Society Revises Cancer Screening Guideline Process; UNC scientists are report co-authors
ATLANTA –December 13, 2011– The American Cancer Society has revised its guideline formation process to achieve greater transparency, consistency, and rigor in creating guidance about cancer screening. The new methods align with new principles from the Institutes of Medicine (IOM) by creating a single generalist group for writing the guidelines, commissioning systematic evidence reviews, and clearly articulating the benefits, limitations, and harms associated with cancer screening tests. The new process is outlined in a Special Communication in the December 14, 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Located in News / 2011 News
DeSimone Receives Innovation Award
Located in News / 2011 News