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From hospice volunteer to cancer doctor
Five questions for Ronald Chen, a James Woods Young Faculty Award recipient dedicated to bettering treatment for cancer patients.
Located in News / 2013 / October
Lawrence Marks, MD, appointed Dr. Sidney K. Simon Distinguished Professor of Oncology Research
The professorship, established by a $500,000 gift from Wally (class of ’66) and Lil Loewenbaum of Austin, Texas, is named in honor of Mr. Loewenbaum’s grandfather, Dr. Sidney K. Simon.
Located in News / 2011 / September
UNC study shows potential to revive abandoned cancer drug by nanoparticle drug delivery
A team of UNC researchers developed nanoparticle carriers to successfully deliver therapeutic doses of a cancer drug that had previously failed clinical development due to pharmacologic challenges.
Located in News / 2012 / May
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy optimal for localized prostate cancer
A new study finds that a treatment for localized prostate cancer known as Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) is better than conventional conformal radiation therapy (CRT) for reducing certain side effects and preventing cancer recurrence.
Located in News / 2012 / April
UNC physicians leaders in new radiation treatment guidelines
QUANTEC review replaces 20-year old guidelines.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - March 4, 2010
Don and Cindy Sills: Fighting Disease, Raising Awareness
A Craven County woman is diagnosed with a rare soft-tissue cancer on her 35th wedding anniversary. Together, she and her husband are raising awareness about cancer while she fights the disease.
Located in News / 2013 / March
Nelson Corbin: Leaning Forward in the Foxhole of Life
A career U.S. Army Special Forces officer from Robeson County takes on cancer with the same toughness he uses on the battlefield. At UNC Hospitals he finds his dream team -- including his son, who lost both legs while serving in Afghanistan -- to help in the fight.
Located in News / 2013 / February
UNC Lineberger researcher launches startup to improve radiation treatment in developing world
UNC Lineberger's Sha Chang, PhD, was named to the latest class of KickStart Venture Services' Commercialization Award winners. Her startup company is creating solutions for improving radiation treatment for cancer.
Located in News / 2018 / February
More frequent screening after prostate cancer treatment not linked to improved survival
A study by UNC Lineberger's Ronald Chen, MD, MPH, and colleagues assessed whether monitoring prostate cancer patients following treatment with a PSA test every three months versus once a year would provide a long-term survival benefit.
Located in News / 2018 / June
UNC physicians leaders in new radiation treatment guidelines
QUANTEC review replaces 20-year old guidelines.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 4, 2010