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Sharing skills to save more lives in Malawi

Sharing skills to save more lives in Malawi

UNC Lineberger member and gynecologic oncologist Dr. Groesbeck Parham has worked in Zambia for the past 11 years and in Africa since 1985. Last year, he received a grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant to build a cancer-related research platform between UNC sites in Zambia and Malawi. Now Parham has extended the reach of his program to Malawi, helping to train a physician there in radical hysterectomy to treat cervical cancer.

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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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