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E-Cigarette Study Featured on Time Magazine Website

UNC Lineberger member Kurt Ribisl, PhD, was part of the study's research team.

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Congratulations to UNC's Top Cancer Docs!

Congratulations to UNC's Top Cancer Docs!

Sixty physicians at the University of North Carolina Hospitals are listed in the latest version of “America’s Top Doctors,” a compilation that is published annually by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Of those, 32 are members of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center or involved in UNC Cancer Care’s multidisciplinary programs.

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FDA Restrictions on Outdoor Cigarette Ads Near Schools May Hurt Business Less than Industry Says

FDA Restrictions on Outdoor Cigarette Ads Near Schools May Hurt Business Less than Industry Says

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed new rules restricting outdoor tobacco advertising near schools and playgrounds in 2009, the tobacco industry argued that such rules would lead to a near complete ban on tobacco advertising in urban areas. An article in the March 2011 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that the effect of these rules would be less severe on businesses than the industry contends.

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Goldberg Cited in USA Today

Richard Goldberg, MD is physician-in-chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital and UNC Lineberger associate director of clinical research.

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Bernard, Palliative Care Team Highlighted in University Gazette

The article discusses Bernard’s work with the UNC Palliative Care Program and the Supportive Care Consult Service and Clinic.

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Anders, Hoadley are First Recipients of New Brain Tumor Research Award

Anders, Hoadley are First Recipients of New Brain Tumor Research Award

Anders was chosen for her work on breast cancer brain metastases. Hoadley was selected for her contributions to the analysis of glioblastomas.

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Gold, Henry Family Featured on WRAL

The Henry family shares the story of brothers Collin and Patrick, both diagnosed with cancer and receiving care at the N.C. Cancer Hospital.

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Alexis Westbrook

Alexis Westbrook

For years Alexis's talents in sewing and crocheting have brought warmth to many patients. She also played a major part in the creation of the "Hats and Hearts" program.

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Jeanne and Armin Hagen

Jeanne and Armin Hagen

Known as "the dynamic duo" to nurses on the oncology infusion floor, the Hagens have been volunteering at the clinical cancer center for over ten years.

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Alexis Westbrook

Alexis Westbrook

For years Alexis's talents in sewing and crocheting have brought warmth to many patients. She also played a major part in the creation of the "Hats and Hearts" program.

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Caroline Brantley

Caroline Brantley

Caroline worked as an intern for UNC Lineberger's Patient and Family Resource Center in the summer of 2008 and will continue to work in the center during the 2008-2009 school year.

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