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.
For an additional four years.
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.
Ceremony in July, 2012
Dean promoted to Administrative Support Supervisor position.
A formal public award announcement will be at the June RTOG meeting
To commence in July, 2012
Starting in July, 2012
Effective January 1, 2012
Our Medical Physics Residency Program received an outstanding review from the CAMPEP accreditation site visitors.
In comparing IMRT, Proton and conformal therapies, they conclude that IMRT is better than conventional conformal radiation therapy (CRT) for reducing certain side effects and preventing cancer recurrence.
Nathan Sheets, M.D. was recently selected to receive a 2012 ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award.
A project to improve supportive care services for younger women with breast cancer has received a grant of more than $780,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Melanie McNeill has been selected to win a 2011 Oncology Service Excellence Award!