Clinical Trials Day 2020

May 20, 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 marked this year’s Clinical Trials Day, an event that raises awareness of the importance of clinical trials and honors those whose work helps advance public health and medical progress. Thank you to Radiation Oncology’s team of clinical research professionals!

Sud and Gupta work to simplify cervical cancer screening

May 6, 2020

  Rising 3rd year resident Dr. Shivani Sud and her faculty advisor physician-scientist Dr. Gaorav Gupta received recognition recently from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for their research into a simplified screening test for cervical cancer. The test, based on a simple blood or urine sample, detects the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) the … Continued

Sud receives Lineberger Development Grants

July 10, 2019

Congratulations to radiation oncology second-year resident Dr. Shivani Sud for her receipt of not one, but two, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center development grants in support of her research on the treatment of cervical cancer. The first award, “Application of circulating HPV DNA testing to management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia” is in collaboration with her … Continued

Chera and Gupta presentation on HPV-linked cancer featured at ASTRO

October 25, 2018

UNC radiation oncologists Drs. Bhisham Chera and Gaorav Gupta presented early results of a clinical trial at this week’s American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in San Antonio, TX evaluating a blood test for HPV-linked oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, a cancer of the back of the throat. Their findings suggest that a simple … Continued

High profile publications by Radiation Oncology physicians

September 18, 2017

In recent months, radiation oncologists Drs. Ronald Chen and Andrew Wang published important research in the high profile journals Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and Nature Nanotechnology. Dr. Chen’s study in JAMA examined quality-of-life outcomes for different types … Continued

Annual ASCO meeting includes UNC Radiation Oncology presentations

June 15, 2017

The Department of Radiation Oncology was again well-represented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting June 2-6, 2017 in Chicago. The ASCO Annual Meeting brings together more than 30,000 oncologists and other oncology professionals to discuss state-of-the-art … Continued