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Clinical trial promotes new standards for colorectal cancer treatment
In a review article published this month in The Oncologist, UNC’s Dr. Richard M. Goldberg and a team of colleagues catalogue how the data collected in a single large comparative clinical trial testing combination chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer has been used not only to benefit the patients that enrolled but also patients who subsequently developed the disease.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Nov. 5, 2009
2011 Wachovia Tar Heel 10-miler to benefit UNC Lineberger, UNC Cancer Care
Calling all runners! Sign up for the 2011 Wachovia Tar Heel 10-miler that will be held this year on April 9. The event is expected to sell out – come out and run 10-miler, the Fleet Feet 4-miler, volunteer for the race or cheer on the participants as they run through some of the most scenic routes in Chapel Hill.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / Jan. 13
Consortium offers Colorectal Cancer Evidence Academy - March 12, 2010
The Western North Carolina Colorectal Cancer Evidence Academy: “From Prevention to Treatment” is being offered on March 12, 2010 at Lake Junaluska. CME and CEU credits will be offered.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 4, 2010
SOM student receives American Society of Hematology Trainee Research Award
Julia Whitley, a rising 2nd year medical student in the UNC School of Medicine, received an American Society of Hematology (ASH) Trainee Research Award.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Aug. 16
Video: N.C. Cancer Hospital - Then and Now with Dr. Julian Rosenman
As we prepare for the opening of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, this video provides a look at cancer care at UNC then, now and into the future from Dr. Julian Rosenman, professor of radiation oncology.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 7, 2009
The New Face of Cancer Care: Share your story
We invite you to join us in celebrating the strength and courage of those who fight cancer everyday. See their faces, read their stories and share your own.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 18, 2009
Screening mammograms in younger women have low accuracy and detect few cancers
A study led by a researcher from the UNC School of Medicine has found that screening mammograms in women under age 40 result in high rates of callbacks and additional imaging tests but low rates of cancer detection.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - May 13, 2010
VIDEO: N.C. Cancer Hospital - Then and Now with Pat Decator, RN, BSN
This video provides a look at cancer care at UNC then, now and into the future from Pat Decator, RN, BSN, of the Infusion Clinic.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 11, 2009
Family House Diaries: Taking One Day at a Time Post-Bone Marrow Transplant
Nineteen-year-old Lilly Parillo of Asheville, N.C. had a cancer-curing bone marrow transplant at UNC Hospitals. Then, for medical reasons, she was required to stay in Chapel Hill for the next 100 days. SECU Family House gave her a home away from home for that three-month period.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 14, 2010
N.C. Cancer Hospital Honors sanofi-aventis for Significant Donation toward Hospital Endowment Supporting Innovative Research and Patient-Focused Programs
In a ceremony Dec. 21 at the N.C. Cancer Hospital, sanofi-aventis Chief Executive Officer Chris Viehbacher and other company leaders announced sanofi-aventis U.S.’s commitment of $2 million toward the N.C. Cancer Hospital Endowment – which helps support the institution’s clinical research and many patient programs.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 4, 2010