Department of Radiation Oncology earns prestigious national accreditation

August 19, 2019

The American Society for Radiology Oncology has awarded its highest level of accreditation to the UNC Medical Center’s Department of Radiation Oncology. UNC is the only academic medical center to earn the honor in North Carolina. McCreary Cancer Center at Caldwell UNC Health Care also has obtained the accreditation. The ASTRO Accreditation Program for Excellence … Continued

Reforming pharmacy benefit manager practices may lead to drug cost savings

June 21, 2019

Efforts to control health care costs in the United States often focus on the listed prescription drug prices, but a perspective published by the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that unregulated pharmacy benefit manager practices also may contribute to escalating expenses. Researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern … Continued

Chen elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation

April 23, 2019

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member Ronald Chen, MD, MPH, associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, was elected as a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected medical honor societies. He was formally inducted into the society during the joint meeting of the Association … Continued