Select the name of the type of clinical care program you would like more information about …

Example: ‘B’ for Bladder Cancer

Cancer Treatment A-Z

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

Navigation

You are here: Home / News

News

UNC radiation therapy faculty and student win national writing award

UNC radiation therapy faculty and student win national writing award

by Mary Ruth last modified Jul 21, 2011 09:22 AM

Chapel Hill, NC - Robert Adams, EdD, RT, CMD; Bahjat Qaqish, MD, PhD; and Jessica A. Church, BS, RT, all from UNC, and Kimberly L. MetCalf, EdD, RT, MR, from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions are the winners of the 2010-2011 Jean I. Widger Distinguished Author Award from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.

UNC radiation therapy faculty and student win national writing award - Read More…

Walk this way: local group reaches last stretch of journey across Spain

by Mary Ruth last modified Jul 15, 2011 11:59 AM

It's official! The group has less than 100 miles to walk before arriving at Santiago.

Walk this way: local group reaches last stretch of journey across Spain - Read More…

Welcome to this year’s hematology/oncology fellows

Welcome to this year’s hematology/oncology fellows

by Mary Ruth last modified Jul 19, 2011 02:18 PM

Six new fellows have joined the Division of Hematology/Oncology.

Welcome to this year’s hematology/oncology fellows - Read More…

New Fellowship Program in Psychosomatic Medicine Opens at UNC School of Medicine

New Fellowship Program in Psychosomatic Medicine Opens at UNC School of Medicine

by Mary Ruth last modified Jul 13, 2011 10:07 AM

Chapel Hill - A new fellowship training program in psychosomatic medicine is beginning at UNC, a partnership of the UNC School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program, part of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

New Fellowship Program in Psychosomatic Medicine Opens at UNC School of Medicine - Read More…

Channing Der and Yue Xiong receive 2011 Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award

Channing Der and Yue Xiong receive 2011 Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award

by Mary Ruth last modified Jul 15, 2011 10:52 AM

Chapel Hill - Channing Der, PhD, Kenan Professor of Pharmacology, and Yue Xiong, PhD, Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, have been awarded the fourth annual Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award in recognition of their accomplishments in cancer research. Both are members of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Channing Der and Yue Xiong receive 2011 Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award - Read More…

Obesity epidemic may reduce life expectancy

Obesity epidemic may reduce life expectancy

by Mary Ruth last modified Jul 11, 2011 09:13 AM

American life expectancies, which have climbed steadily for almost a century, may drop in years to come as the obesity epidemic progresses.

Obesity epidemic may reduce life expectancy - Read More…

Second round of Health-e-NC pilot projects funded statewide

by Mary Ruth last modified Feb 07, 2012 11:15 AM

Technology used to promote better health and cancer prevention statewide

Second round of Health-e-NC pilot projects funded statewide - Read More…

UNC Lineberger associate director chairs national bone marrow group advisory committee

UNC Lineberger associate director chairs national bone marrow group advisory committee

by Mary Ruth last modified Jun 30, 2011 10:34 AM

Chapel Hill - Thomas Shea, MD, will serve a two-year term as chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR). He was previously elected as chair-elect. The Advisory Committee establishes policy for, and provides scientific direction to the CIBMTR.

UNC Lineberger associate director chairs national bone marrow group advisory committee - Read More…

Breland honored with Honda Inspiration Award

Breland honored with Honda Inspiration Award

by Mary Ruth last modified Jun 29, 2011 04:19 PM

Recent UNC-Chapel Hill graduate and former UNC Women’s Basketball player Jessica Breland – who now plays in the WNBA for the New York Liberty – was honored with the the 23rd annual Honda Inspiration Award.

Breland honored with Honda Inspiration Award - Read More…

UNC scientists describe new protein’s role in immune response to pathogens

UNC scientists describe new protein’s role in immune response to pathogens

by Mary Ruth last modified Jun 28, 2011 12:46 PM

Chapel Hill - The human immune system is a double-edged sword. While it is finely adapted to fighting potentially deadly viruses, such as the H1N1 influenza, the mechanisms it uses to fight pathogens can have negative effects such as inflammatory disorders or autoimmune diseases.

UNC scientists describe new protein’s role in immune response to pathogens - Read More…

UNC Lineberger awards inaugural clinical oncology fellow awards

by Mary Ruth last modified May 07, 2013 11:03 AM

Chapel Hill - UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center honored three clinical oncology fellows with $5,000 awards for their research accomplishments and clinical excellence. These first-ever awards were given to Daniel Higginson, MD, Autumn McRee, MD, and Emma Rossi, MD.

UNC Lineberger awards inaugural clinical oncology fellow awards - Read More…

Gary Rosson Honored by 2011 Susan G. Komen for the Cure with Co-Survivor Award

Gary Rosson Honored by 2011 Susan G. Komen for the Cure with Co-Survivor Award

by Mary Ruth last modified Jun 22, 2011 02:01 PM

Gary Rosson was honored by the NC Triangle Komen Race for the Cure as the 2011 winner of the Co-Survivor Award. Rosson is a research associate in the lab of UNC Lineberger faculty member Scott Bultman.

Gary Rosson Honored by 2011 Susan G. Komen for the Cure with Co-Survivor Award - Read More…

Genetic finding offers hope for orphan disease

Genetic finding offers hope for orphan disease

by Mary Ruth last modified Jun 22, 2011 10:13 AM

New drugs should work for rare blood disorder

Genetic finding offers hope for orphan disease - Read More…

Earp, Valvano discuss V Foundation support, new cancer research

Earp, Valvano discuss V Foundation support, new cancer research

by Mary Ruth last modified Jun 20, 2011 10:33 AM

Dr. Shelley Earp, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center director, joined Nick Valvano, CEO of The V Foundation for Cancer Research, on ABC 11’s Heart of Carolina Perspectives show which aired on Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Earp, Valvano discuss V Foundation support, new cancer research - Read More…

Sole Sisters participate in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® for the eleventh year running

by Mary Ruth last modified Jun 15, 2011 10:52 AM

For the 11th year running, the Sole Sisters Program took to the streets at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® in Raleigh, inspiring women and cancer survivors to get active and raising more than $12,000 for breast cancer research.

Sole Sisters participate in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® for the eleventh year running - Read More…