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Honoring excellence in cancer care and services

Honoring excellence in cancer care and services

Friends, family members and colleagues recently gathered at the North Carolina Cancer Hospital to honor Paula Landman, RN, MSN, CPON, Tammy Triglianos, ANP, ANCOP, Glenda Blackwood and Craig Rifkin, RT, the 2017 Oncology Excellence Awards recipients.

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Scientists lay the foundation for better research into anti-RAS therapies

Scientists lay the foundation for better research into anti-RAS therapies

In a paper published in the journal Science Signaling, Channing Der, PhD, and colleagues were able to screen chemical reagents to help researchers in the search for RAS-targeted therapies.

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Pagano honored for 42 years of leadership for UNC Lineberger’s postdoctoral trainees

Pagano honored for 42 years of leadership for UNC Lineberger’s postdoctoral trainees

Joseph Pagano, MD, director emeritus of UNC Lineberger, has led UNC Lineberger's postdoctoral training program since its inception.

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Delays for melanoma surgeries linked to insurance type

Delays for melanoma surgeries linked to insurance type

Ade Adamson, MD, MPP, and Nancy E. Thomas, MD, PhD, report in JAMA Dermatology that surgical treatment delays – defined as surgery that occurred more than six weeks after diagnosis – were common. Medicaid patients were 36 percent more likely than private insurance patients to experience delays.

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