Islam receives 2019 Marci K. Campbell Dissertation Award

July 15, 2019

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has awarded Jessica Islam, MPH, with the 2019 Marci K. Campbell Dissertation Award, which is a competitive award given to recognize excellence in dissertation research focused on cancer and the population sciences. Islam, a doctoral candidate in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, was honored … Continued

Her First Thought

January 28, 2015

When a young woman receives a cancer diagnosis, her obvious first thought is “I want to survive this.” When that cancer diagnosis has an impact on her ability to have children, she has a second thought.

HPV vaccine uptake among girls is lowest in states with highest rates of cervical cancer

November 11, 2014

The proportion of adolescent girls receiving human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines was much lower in states with higher rates of cervical cancer incidence and mortality, according to data presented by doctoral student Jennifer Moss at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held Nov. 9–12.