Tepper wins an American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2011 Statesman Award

Award recognizes a career of oncology-related voluntarism and patient care.

Dr. Joel Tepper

Joel E. Tepper, MD, the Hector MacLean Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research in the Department of Radiation Oncology wasbe one of twenty recipients of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2011 Statesman Award.

The award, presented at ASCO’s Annual Meeting in early June in Chicago, IL, recognizes the extraordinary dedication of ASCO members for their voluntary efforts that benefit the Society, the specialty of oncology, and the patients served by the profession.  Each year the award is given tovolunteers who have given 20 or more cumulative years of service to the Society.

Dr. Tepper shares the award with another outstanding Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, Richard M. Goldberg, MD, Distinguished Professor and Chief of the UNC Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Physician-in-Chief of the NC Cancer Hospital.

Tepper awarded 2008 ASTRO Gold Medal

Tepper awarded 2008 ASTRO Gold Medal

The Gold Medal is bestowed on revered members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of radiation oncology.

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Sheets Wins ASCO Merit Award

Sheets Wins ASCO Merit Award

Nathan Sheets, M.D. was recently selected to receive a 2012 ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award.

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Rosenman awarded 2-year NCI grant

Rosenman awarded 2-year NCI grant

To automate treatment planning of head and neck cancers.

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Pizer named MICCAI fellow

Pizer named MICCAI fellow

Pizer is recognized for his contributions to the field of medical image computing.

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Pizer elected MICCAI 2010 Fellow

Pizer elected MICCAI 2010 Fellow

In recognition of substantial scientific contributions.

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Nutrition Q&A

Does sugar feed cancer? How about acidic foods? Does soy impact breast cancer? Should I alter my diet?

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Nanoparticles Promise Delivery of Abandoned Cancer Drug

Nanoparticles Promise Delivery of Abandoned Cancer Drug

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.

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Meet Dr. Timothy Zagar: New Radiation Oncologist

Meet Dr. Timothy Zagar: New Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Zagar is our newest radiation oncologist and clinical faculty member, joining the UNC Department of Radiation Oncology in July 2011.

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Medical Physics Residency receives CAMPEP accreditation

Medical Physics Residency receives CAMPEP accreditation

Our Medical Physics Residency Program received an outstanding review from the CAMPEP accreditation site visitors.

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