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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
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
Researchers study strategies for using nanotechnology to boost cancer therapeutics
Four UNC Lineberger researchers – Leaf Huang, Alexander Kabanov, Andrew Wang, and Jenny Ting – presented strategies for using tiny particles to boost cancer treatment as part of a National Cancer Institute site visit.
Located in News / 2019 / April
Researchers identify traits linked to better outcomes in HPV-linked head and neck cancer
Led by Gaorav Gupta, MD, PhD, and Bhishamjit Chera, MD, UNC School of Medicine and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers believe their findings could help identify patients with characteristics linked to improved treatment response.
Located in News / 2019 / June
Researchers report favorable survival, fewer side effects after reduced therapy for HPV-linked head and neck cancer
UNC Lineberger’s Bhishamjit Chera, MD, associate professor of radiation oncology, found that reducing the intensity of radiation treatment for patients with human papillomavirus-associated head and neck cancer produced a promising survival rate with fewer side effects.
Located in News / 2019 / September
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
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
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
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