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Doctor-patient discussions neglect potential harms of lung cancer screening, study finds
UNC Lineberger researchers led by Daniel Reuland, MD, MPH, report in JAMA Internal Medicine that their analysis of audio-recorded office visit discussions between doctors and patients found the quality of the conversation about lung cancer screening was “poor” and discussion of the potential harms of screening was “virtually nonexistent.”
Researchers find potential key to unlocking the immune system in pancreatic cancer
In the journal Cancer Immunology Research, scientists led by UNC Lineberger's Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD, revealed that a molecule called interleukin-35 plays a role in suppressing cancer-fighting immune cells in pancreatic cancer.
For 7-year-old boy, grandfather’s life is the best birthday gift
Instead of presents, Bryson Mittman asked for donations to support UNC Lineberger's multiple myeloma research program and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
UNC Lineberger lymphoma conference draws experts from North Carolina and Virginia
A range of specialties, including oncology, pathology, nursing and pharmacy, represented at meeting developed to promote discussions about lymphoma cases, share insights and plan ways to collaborate more effectively in regional, multicenter clinical trials.
UNC Lineberger graduate students earn prestigious HHMI Gilliam Fellowships
Megan Agajanian, in the lab of Ben Major, PhD, and Juanita Limas, in the lab of Jean Cook, PhD, will receive $50,000 each to support their biomedical research at UNC Lineberger and the UNC School of Medicine.