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.
Society for Gynecologic Oncology annual meeting features UNC Lineberger data, honors two researchers
Emma L. Barber, MD, received an award for the “Best Clinical Poster Abstract” presented at the 2016 annual meeting and Leslie Clark, MD, was awarded the Laurel Rice Young Investigator Prize.
Kurt Ribisl, PhD, recognized for his research evaluating and improving the reach of population-level efforts to reduce tobacco use with a particular emphasis on policy and information technology.
In a study published in journal Nature Immunology, researchers led by UNC Lineberger member Jenny P.Y. Ting, PhD, described how inflammation can go unchecked in the absence of a certain inflammation inhibitor called NLRP12. In a harmful feedback loop, this inflammation can upset the balance of bacteria living in the gut. Beneficial bacteria may be the key to reversing inflammation in the absence of this key regulator.