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Newswise: NCI grant to help patients navigate costs of cancer care

Article ID: 720710

NCI grant to help patients navigate costs of cancer care

University of North Carolina Health Care System

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a four-year, more than $1.87 million grant to University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers to study the impact of implementing financial navigation services at five rural cancer centers in North Carolina to help patients cope with the financial burden, or financial toxicity, related to cancer care.

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14-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Goldstein to Use $2.7M NCI Grant to Develop, Test Warnings for Little Cigars, Cigarillos

Article ID: 720443

Goldstein to Use $2.7M NCI Grant to Develop, Test Warnings for Little Cigars, Cigarillos

University of North Carolina Health Care System

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher a five-year, $2.7 million grant to develop more effective health warnings for little cigars and cigarillos.

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9-Oct-2019 10:55 AM EDT
Newswise: Can scientists predict which cancer markers are likely to trigger an immune response?

Article ID: 718890

Can scientists predict which cancer markers are likely to trigger an immune response?

University of North Carolina Health Care System

In a study published in the journal Cancer Immunology Research, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers reported on the discovery of a method for predicting whether abnormal proteins produced by cancer cells could trigger an immune response.

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12-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: UNC Health Care Launches Innovative Fully Integrated Epic Telehealth Solution

Article ID: 714874

UNC Health Care Launches Innovative Fully Integrated Epic Telehealth Solution

University of North Carolina Health Care System

UNC Health Care leads the innovation of telehealth by developing a fully integrated solution that enables patients to easily access providers through enhanced functionality of their My UNC Chart patient portal. Partnering with American Well, UNC Health Care launched the Telehealth (clinical) app into its Epic electronic health record (EHR) workflow that now offers patients video visits and video consultations with one click.

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25-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Newswise: Scientists discover new method for developing tracers used for medical imaging
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    20-Jun-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 714582

Scientists discover new method for developing tracers used for medical imaging

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Scientists from University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a method for creating radioactive tracers used in PET imaging.

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19-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Researchers identify traits linked to better outcomes in HPV-linked head and neck cancer

Article ID: 714400

Researchers identify traits linked to better outcomes in HPV-linked head and neck cancer

University of North Carolina Health Care System

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers identified characteristics that could be used to personalize treatment for patients with a type of head and neck cancer linked to HPV infection.

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14-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program

Article ID: 714207

UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program

University of North Carolina Health Care System

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to fund research that will address the challenge of achieving long-term weight loss among patients with obesity cared for at primary care practices.

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11-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713788

Study: Men with Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Who Choose Active Surveillance Often Don’t Follow Monitoring Guidelines

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Researchers found just 15 percent of a group of men with early-stage prostate cancer received biopsies and other tests according to active surveillance guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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31-May-2019 4:30 PM EDT
Newswise: Precision Oncology Insights Revealed for Colorectal Cancer

Article ID: 709891

Precision Oncology Insights Revealed for Colorectal Cancer

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Findings published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology could help define strategies to more effectively treat colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

Released:
19-Mar-2019 3:30 PM EDT
Newswise: Potential treatment strategy uncovered for pancreatic cancer
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    4-Mar-2019 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708944

Potential treatment strategy uncovered for pancreatic cancer

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Findings published in Nature Medicine lead to clinical trials

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1-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST

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