Carolina Public Health magazine - Carolina Combats Cancer (Fall, 2009)

Table of Contents


New cancer hospital puts research into practice
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From the Dean’s desk: Lessons of cancer control
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H. Shelton Earp: The new face of cancer research and treatment
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Conquering cancer
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Quick global cancer facts
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Carolina Breast Cancer Study
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Community advisers an integral part of study
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Seeking a quality life after head or neck cancer
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Olshan leads national effort to examine causes of childhood cancer
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Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project leads Gammon to more research
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Seeking safe levels of formaldehyde in humans
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Finding the best chemotherapy for you
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Studying the link between sialic acid and colon cancer
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Some nutrients can increase lung cancer
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Helping a smoker quit: do’s and don’ts
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Practical information on cancer treatments can lead to better policies, treatments, outcomes
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Eng, CCARES collaborate to tackle racial disparities in cancer care
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Fight against tobacco moves to cyberspace
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Trimming hair, trimming risk: Barbers promote health care
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Colon cancer screening kits FIT for duty in High Point project
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Breastfeeding: good for babies, good for moms
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UNC helps cancer patients, families shift into survival mode
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Combating the virus linked to cervical cancer
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Researchers can mine new health registry for wealth of data
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The key to patient advocacy: resourcefulness
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Alumni apply UNC training to “real world” problems at National Cancer Institute
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New weight gain guidelines established for pregnant women
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Practicing what we teach with pandemic influenza
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USAID awards $8.5 million to water and sanitation project in Southeast Asia
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Studies examine genetic role in obesity, hypertension and early onset of puberty
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UNC injury research center receives $4.8 million award from CDC
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UNC study: new approach promises greater success for predicting drug safety
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HPM students’ research contributes to Mississippi legislation
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Getting more “health,” less “sickness” into marriage vows
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Minority health videoconference focused on educational inequities and health disparities
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Awards and Recognitions
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Expendable gifts save the day
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It comes down to good people
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Louise and Derek Winstanly: Education is at the heart of progress in public health
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School to focus on building scholarship pool
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Karthik Sundaram: I like to think I’ve helped a little
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Annual Fund donations directly aid students
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GlaxoSmithKline and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health: A Shared Goal
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