The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium features presentations outlining basic, translational, clinical and community-based study findings focused on advancing the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
Recent research shows cancer among younger Americans, especially women, is on the rise. UNC Lineberger’s Melissa Troester, PhD, a cancer epidemiologist, breaks down the data and shares what it means for the future of women’s health.
Jennifer Smith, PhD, MPH, Noel Brewer, PhD, and colleagues report mailing HPV self-collection tests and offering assistance to book in-clinic screening appointments to under-screened, low-income women improved cervical cancer screening nearly two-fold compared to scheduling assistance alone.
UNC Lineberger faculty and trainees will be presenting their research findings and sharing their insights at education sessions during the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting April 14-19.
The NCI awarded Jennifer Smith, PhD, MPH, Lameck Chinula, MD, and colleagues a grant to develop cost-effective screening and treatment strategies for invasive cervical cancer in women living with HIV in low and middle-income countries.