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In a study recently published by a national medical journal, physicians at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU) and Vidant Medical Center (VMC) demonstrate how a new type of technology is helping them diagnose lung cancers earlier.
Researchers believe stem cells may be a key to resolving birth defects and diseases such as cancer, and now a project in East Carolina University's Department of Biology is aimed at better understanding the properties and mechanisms of those cells.
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) welcomed Vice President Joe Biden's visit to the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham, North Carolina, with the following statement...
Throughout a decades-long reproductive lifespan, the human male body maintains a delicate balance related to sperm production that has direct public health implications related to both infertility and testicular cancer.
East Carolina University Honors College student Erika Dietrick discovered her passion during an honors research colloquium featuring ECU biology professor Dr. Claudia Jolls.
BCCC Student Services, the BCCC Foundation, and the Student Government Association are teaming up to encourage students to register for classes early by raffling off money for books.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory are lighting the Executive Mansion in Raleigh and the Western Residence in Asheville pink Friday night to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Vidant Health and its physician partners are offering you the chance to learn how early detection, regular screening, and advanced treatment options can give you the power against breast cancer with our Pink Power Speaking tour, a series of eight events offered across the region.
In its largest ever donation, The Service League of Greenville has pledged $2 million to Vidant Medical Center Foundation to help build the new cancer center and bed tower currently under construction on the Vidant Medical Center campus. This contribution to the new facility, which is set to open...
Governor McCrory has proclaimed September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, highlighting families throughout North Carolina battling cancer as well as the advances being made throughout the state in cancer research, prevention and treatment.
The family of a Pitt County man who died of cancer a few months before completing his bachelor's degree has been awarded a posthumous degree from East Carolina University.
Today Vidant Health officials broke ground on a new cancer center and bed tower at Vidant Medical Center that will create a state-of-the-art destination for oncology patients and families.
A new study by researchers at East Carolina University suggests that equivalent health insurance coverage may not level the disparities between African-American and Caucasian lung cancer patients when it comes to the stage at which they're diagnosed.
The renewal of a private funding source for research at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine will support work related to diseases that most impact the lives of eastern North Carolinians.
Late yesterday afternoon, alongside the families of four young children with leukemia, Governor Pat McCrory lit the Executive Mansion orange in celebration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Earlier this month, Vidant Health opened a new, state-of-the-art Cancer Care and Hematology services suite at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital.
The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors as well as their primary caregivers deal with the emotional and physical challenges associated with having cancer.
May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month – the month dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment.
The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors as well as their primary caregivers deal with the emotional and physical challenges associated with having cancer.
The Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center has been awarded a grant from the national LIVESTRONG Foundation that will provide support for healing trauma endured by cancer treatment providers.
Don't let the term "interior design" summon thoughts of paint swatches and throw pillows. That's decorating. The type of design that interests East Carolina University student Lindsey Westphal brings comfort to the sick and can even aid healing.
Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center has been selected as a finalist to receive the VitalHearts: Secondary Trauma Resiliency program as part of the LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project, which was created to bring proven cancer support programs to communities across the U.S.
The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors as well as their primary caregivers deal with the emotional and physical challenges associated with having cancer.
East Carolina University library patrons checked out more than printed works on March 4 at Joyner Library. At a Human Library presentation, readers borrowed "human books" for 15-minute conversations about unique life experiences.
The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors as well as their primary caregivers deal with the emotional and physical challenges associated with having cancer.
The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors as well as their primary caregivers deal with the emotional and physical challenges associated with having cancer.
On Tuesday, January 7, event organizers from the Darleen Flamingo 5K Run/Walk presented a gift of $18,000 to the Shepard Cancer Foundation board members, a benefactor of the proceeds from the event held on November 2, 2013.
During the month of January - National Radon Action Month - the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is emphasizing the importance of having a home safe from radon.
The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors as well as their primary caregivers deal with the emotional and physical challenges associated with having cancer.
The 28th annual Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony at Vidant Beaufort Hospital will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:00 p.m.
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted Vidant Medical Center a three-year accreditation with commendations as an Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program.
Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center is offering a program to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month - the month dedicated to educating women about breast cancer by stressing the importance of early detection through regular self-breast exams and mammography.
Tomatoes that don't rot for more than a year, fish with glow-in-the-dark blood vessels, sunscreen made from watermelons, and super-cancer-fighting broccoli: those are but a few of the...
The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors as well as their primary caregivers deal with the emotional and physical challenges associated with having cancer.
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