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The V Foundation selects UNC team as 2012 translational grant recipients
The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research foundations, has awarded a $600,000 grant to a UNC Lineberger team.
Located in News / 2012 News
Diving into the Summer Olympics, UNC Lineberger employee's special connection
Ana McCrory of the Tissue Culture Facility will be making a special trip to London in July. She, her husband, Doug, their son, Lucas, and other family members are traveling to cheer on her son, Nick, who is a member of the 11-member US diving team for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Located in News / 2012 News
Donald L. Rosenstein joins UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center to lead new cancer support program
Chapel Hill, NC - Donald L. Rosenstein, MD, joins the University of North Carolina's Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center as Director of the new UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program.
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC Lineberger geriatric oncology program leaders co-author Journal of Clinical Oncology editorial about older women and breast cancer
UNC Lineberger Geriatric Oncology program leaders Hy Muss, MD, and Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, co-authored an editorial in the December 10, 2011 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Muss is professor of medicine. Busby-Whitehead is professor of medicine, and director of the UNC School of Medicine’s Center for Aging and Health and Division of Geriatric Medicine.
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC radiation therapy faculty and student win national writing award
Chapel Hill, NC - Robert Adams, EdD, RT, CMD; Bahjat Qaqish, MD, PhD; and Jessica A. Church, BS, RT, all from UNC, and Kimberly L. MetCalf, EdD, RT, MR, from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions are the winners of the 2010-2011 Jean I. Widger Distinguished Author Award from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
Located in News / 2011 News
Drug helps purge hidden HIV virus, study shows
CHAPEL HILL -- A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have successfully flushed latent HIV infection from hiding, with a drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma.
Located in News / 2012 News
Stitzenberg appointed to term on NC advisory committee
Karyn Stitzenberg, MD, MPH, has been appointed to a four-year term on the North Carolina Advisory Committee on Cancer Coordination and Control.
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC physician elected to board of directors for American Society for Radiation Oncology
Lawrence B. Marks, MD, has been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC and partners to study policies to restrict tobacco marketing at point of sale: multi-institutional $6.7 million research grant awarded
The way tobacco products are marketed and sold changed with the June 2009 passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. For example, this law mandates larger and stronger warning labels on packs and advertising and prohibits the sale of “light” and clove cigarettes. The FDA Act also now allows states and local communities to regulate the time, place, and manner of tobacco advertising. Thus, states could restrict tobacco promotions or restrict the location of tobacco advertising.
Located in News / 2012 News
Cancer Rumors: What Are They and How They May Help People Cope, Make Sense of Diagnosis
What are cancer rumors and why do people share them?
Located in News / 2012 News