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UNC scientists recommend rethinking brain MRI for early-stage lung cancer patients

October 10, 2011

UNC scientists report that in early stage, asymptomatic non-small cell lung cancer, early brain recurrences are potentially detectable prior to surgery and recommend that physicians consider including a routine pre-operative staging brain MRI. In addition, patients whose tumors are determined to be higher risk based on the findings at surgery, should consider post-operative MRI to offer early treatment of unrecognized metastasis.

UNC Lineberger Hosts North Carolina Lung Cancer Partnership Summit

August 25, 2010

UNC Lineberger hosted the North Carolina Lung Cancer Partnership Advocacy Summit in the N.C. Cancer Hospital on Saturday, August 28. The agenda included workshops in developing key messages, tips for working with the media, improving lung cancer education and raising awareness and funds for lung cancer. Highlighting the event attended by more than 60 people … Continued