Tag: Breast Cancer
Cancer patients who receive care from local physicians partnering with the medical research community are as likely to receive innovative treatments compared to patients treated at medical school affiliated hospitals, according to research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund®, in partnership with The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $1 million women’s cancer research grant to UNC Lineberger to evaluate the impact of physical activity among breast cancer survivors. The grant was awarded to UNC Lineberger to conduct a Phase II, four-year controlled trial to evaluate the … Continued
UNC Lineberger member Russell Harris, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology in the UNC Gillings Global School of Public Health, was quoted in two articles in the New York Times about a major study of the efficacy of breast cancer screening published by BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal).
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation continues its longstanding support of research at UNC Lineberger with $960,000 in awards to four researchers working to discover the causes and find better treatments for breast cancer.