UNC Health Talk

Tag: Radiation Oncology

Ronald Chen

October 25, 2013

From hospice volunteer to cancer doctor

Five questions for Ronald Chen, a James Woods Young Faculty Award recipient dedicated to bettering treatment for cancer patients.

Oncology, Physician Stories

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Photo of Cindy Sills

March 20, 2013

Don and Cindy Sills: Fighting Disease, Raising Awareness

A Craven County woman is diagnosed with a rare soft-tissue cancer on her 35th wedding anniversary. Together, she and her husband are raising awareness about cancer while she fights the disease.

Cancer, UNC Stories

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February 20, 2013

Nelson Corbin: Leaning Forward in the Foxhole of Life

A career U.S. Army Special Forces officer from Robeson County takes on cancer with the same toughness he uses on the battlefield. At UNC Hospitals he finds his dream team -- including his son, who lost both legs while serving in Afghanistan -- to help in the fight.

Cancer, UNC Stories

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Andrew Z. Wang

May 2, 2012

UNC study shows potential to revive abandoned cancer drug by nanopa...

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.

Cancer, Innovation, Oncology, Studies, Technology, Treatment

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Dr. Ronald Chen is senior author of the study.

April 17, 2012

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy optimal for localized prostat...

A new study finds that a treatment for localized prostate cancer known as Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) is better than conventional conformal radiation therapy (CRT) for reducing certain side effects and preventing cancer recurrence.

Cancer, Prostate, Prostate Cancer, Research, Treatment

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