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More than 15 members and associates of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center presented their work to the attendees at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago.

The society’s meeting in June brought together more than 25,000 oncologists and other cancer specialists to share the latest in clinical and scientific advances. This year’s meeting emphasized the theme of “Building Bridges to Conquer Cancer.”

Speakers from UNC Lineberger included:

  • Lisa Carey, MD, on tumor biology and breast cancer
  • Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, on lung and head and neck cancers
  • Jared Weiss, MD, on head and neck and non-small cell metastatic lung cancer
  • Ronald Chen, MD, MPH, on survivorship and comparative effectiveness research on radiation therapy
  • Hyman Muss, MD, on geriatric oncology
  • Ethan Basch, MD, on genitourinary cancer
  • Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, on genitourinary (nonprostate) cancer and ethical considerations for genomics care and research
  • Frances Collichio, MD, on accreditation and milestones for program directors and key faculty
  • Carey Anders, MD, on triple-negative breast cancer and central nervous system metastases
  • Bert O’Neil, MD, on colorectal cancer liver metastases
  • Katie Reeder-Hayes, MD, on women in oncology and health sciences research
  • Emily Meichun Ko, MD, on diabetes and obesity in endometrial cancer outcomes
  • Kevin M. Schuler, MD, on endometrial cancer

Date: June 5, 2013