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Balancing Benefits and Harms: UNC Aims to Get Lung Cancer Screening Right
When it comes to meeting the challenge of implementing new lung cancer screening guidelines, UNC is taking a multidisciplinary approach. Led by Daniel S. Reuland, MD MPH, Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, the UNC project on Supporting Appropriate Implementation of Lung cancer Screening (SAILS) is bringing together institutional experts as well as patient stakeholders to find ways to realize the benefits while minimizing the harms of the newly recommended screening test for lung cancer.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Sept. 24
Tom Shea: Looking back at 27 years of cancer care at UNC
Thomas C. Shea, MD, who recently retired after nearly three decades of service to the North Carolina Cancer Hospital, has always been driven by the need to serve others.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Aug. 20
Damania Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Blossom Damania, PhD, vice dean for research at the UNC School of Medicine, was the only member of the UNC-Chapel Hill community selected as one of 276 new members to the oldest honorary society in the United States.
Located in News / 2020 / April
Turn the Towns Pink to Support Cancer Patients and Families
Businesses in and around Chapel Hill and Carrboro will help Turn the Towns Pink in October as they partner with UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for a month-long promotion to raise funds for the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) at the new N.C. Cancer Hospital. The observance kicks off on Friday, October 2 at the Carolina Inn’s “Fridays on the Front Porch.”
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009
Alumni association honors cancer center director
Dr. H. Shelton “Shelley” Earp III, the director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at UNC-Chapel Hill was honored Friday (Jan. 8) with the General Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 14, 2010
UNC expert: Better decision support tools needed for prostate cancer screening choice
Michael Pignone, M.D., M.P.H., reviews the pros and cons of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) screening in an editorial he wrote for the Sept. 28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009
UNC Breast Imaging Designated Center of Excellence
The American College of Radiology has designated UNC’s Breast Imaging Center a Center of Excellence.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Sept. 2
Physician trust, early screening reduces disparities for prostate cancer
Men who have a regular, ongoing relationship with a health care provider are more likely to receive prostate cancer screening and less likely to be diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, regardless of their race, according to a University of North Carolina study published in the current issue of the journal Cancer.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - July 31, 2009
UCRF Strategic Plan Moves to Implementation
The University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) is a nation-leading investment in research to reduce the burden of cancer in North Carolina – our state’s leading cause of death. Established in August 2007 by the State of North Carolina, the fund supports cancer research at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and UNC Hospitals.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 25, 2010
Physician trust, early screening reduces disparities for prostate cancer
Men who have a regular, ongoing relationship with a health care provider are more likely to receive prostate cancer screening and less likely to be diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, regardless of their race, according to a University of North Carolina study published in the current issue of the journal Cancer.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 31, 2009