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Oral chemo still too expensive even after doughnut hole closes, study finds

Oral chemo still too expensive even after doughnut hole closes, study finds

Oral chemotherapy drugs are so expensive that they will be out of the financial reach of most Medicare patients even when the Part D doughnut hole closes in 2020, according to new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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UNC Lineberger speed-date leverages academic, clinical excellence from two campuses

UNC Lineberger speed-date leverages academic, clinical excellence from two campuses

UNC Lineberger hosted its second speed-date at the Pagano Conference Room to match biomedical engineers from the UNC & NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering with surgeons from the UNC School of Medicine Department of Surgery. Competitors formed teams to pitch research ideas, with the top three teams winning grant awards.

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Dr. Ron Chen — An agent for change

Dr. Ron Chen — An agent for change

Ron Chen, MD, MPH, a physician-researcher at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and an associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology, made a decision as a college student that ultimately led him to his calling as a cancer physician and researcher.

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