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  • Breaking Barriers

    A 2015 study pinpointed three “hotspots” across the United States where rates of colon and colorectal cancer mortality rates were higher in comparison to the rest of the country. One of these hotspots included the Roanoke-Chowan area, and in an effort to combat the problem the Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative (CCSI) was launched in collaboration with UNC doctors and local health partners

  • Women in Science Wednesday: Alison Brenner

    Alison Brenner is the associate program director for the Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative within the UNC Linberger Cancer Care Center, and is also a health services researcher at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Her research focuses on how patients and healthcare providers make decisions about cancer screening

  • Dan Reuland, Alison Brenner, and Group Pursuing Research to Improve Cancer Screening

    We are featuring research from the Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology for the month of April

  • UNC Lineberger program focused on improving screening rates, reducing cancer deaths

    The Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative, led by Daniel S. Reuland, MD, MPH, brings together UNC Lineberger’s clinicians and public health researchers with community partners to implement evidence-based cancer screening programs to reduce cancer burden among North Carolinians.