December 11, 2018
Tag: Cancer Epidemiology Research Program
November 19, 2018
Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors
Using technology similar to the type that powers facial recognition on a smartphone, Charles M. Perou, PhD, Melissa Troester, PhD, and Heather D. Couture have trained a computer to analyze breast cancer images and then classify the tumors with high accuracy.
November 16, 2018
Medpage Today: At-Home Cervical Swab Kit Offers Valid Results
November 14, 2018
Medscape: Mailed HPV Tests Help Identify Women at Risk for Cervical Cancer
November 7, 2018
Mailed HPV tests can help find women at-risk for cervical cancer, study finds
Researchers led by UNC Lineberger's Jennifer Smith, PhD, MPH, published the results of mailing at-home, HPV self-collection kits to 193 low-income women in North Carolina who were overdue for screening according to national guidelines.
November 2, 2018
Federal Cancer Panel reports HPV vaccination rates remain too low to achieve full potential for cancer prevention
The President’s Cancer Panel report raises concerns about the government’s Healthy People 2020 goal of 80 percent of age-eligible adolescents being vaccinated against HPV infection.
September 26, 2018
Breaking the link between obesity, gastrointestinal cancers
Stephen Hursting, PhD, MPH, and colleagues reviewed findings from research looking at the biological links between obesity and certain gastrointestinal cancers, as well as published studies on how diet, exercise, weight loss surgery, and other weight-related interventions may help reverse this connection.
March 24, 2015
Researchers explore roots of breast cancer disparities at symposium
A symposium co-sponsored by the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center brought leading breast cancer researchers together Friday to share findings about the genetic and environmental factors driving disparities in the disease’s incidence and mortality.