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Dayton inducted into American Institute for Medical Engineering College of Fellows

Dayton inducted into American Institute for Medical Engineering College of Fellows

UNC Lineberger's Paul A. Dayton, PhD, was recognized for his contributions to biomedical engineering in the areas of contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging and ultrasound-targeted therapeutics.

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Payments to doctors linked to prescription practices for two cancer types

Payments to doctors linked to prescription practices for two cancer types

Compared to physicians who didn’t receive any payments, those who received payments for meals and lodging from a drug manufacturer had higher odds of prescribing that company’s particular drug for certain cancer, reported Aaron Mitchell, MD, and colleagues in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Carolina students create lasting bonds with pediatric patients

Carolina students create lasting bonds with pediatric patients

UNC-Chapel Hill students volunteer at the N.C. Cancer Hospital, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s clinical home, to offer friendship and support to pediatric hematology and oncology patients and their families.

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Genomic analysis of thousands of tumors supports new cancer classification

Genomic analysis of thousands of tumors supports new cancer classification

A study by researchers from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Network, and led by UNC Lineberger's Katherine Hoadley, PhD, supports an additional classification for human tumors.

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