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A cancer diagnosis changed their wedding plans, but strengthened their bond

A cancer diagnosis changed their wedding plans, but strengthened their bond

A diagnosis with a rare type of blood cancer called acute promyelocytic leukemia just days before his wedding influenced Dustin Riedesel's perspective on marriage, and inspired him and his now-wife, Katie, to raise money to support cancer research.

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Mailed HPV tests can help find women at-risk for cervical cancer, study finds

Mailed HPV tests can help find women at-risk for cervical cancer, study finds

In the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, researchers led by UNC Lineberger's Jennifer S. Smith published the results of mailing at-home, HPV self-collection kits to 193 low-income women in North Carolina who were overdue for screening according to national guidelines.

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Oncology Excellence Award winners demonstrate a commitment to others

Oncology Excellence Award winners demonstrate a commitment to others

The North Carolina Cancer Hospital's 2018 Oncology Excellence Awards highlight excellence in service to patients and colleagues.

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Federal Cancer Panel reports HPV vaccination rates remain too low to achieve full potential for cancer prevention

Federal Cancer Panel reports HPV vaccination rates remain too low to achieve full potential for cancer prevention

The President’s Cancer Panel report raises concerns about the government’s Healthy People 2020 goal of 80 percent of age-eligible adolescents being vaccinated against HPV infection.

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