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Cancer researchers gather in Chapel Hill to discuss plans for next 5 years

October 26, 2010

International cancer experts got a taste of North Carolina and the strides UNC cancer researchers have made in recent years during the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) meeting in … Continued


HPDP study to help cancer survivors plan for next steps

October 18, 2010

More than 1 million Americans have been diagnosed with colon cancer, and colon cancer survivors are the third largest group of cancer survivors in the country. Cancer patients often receive an abundan … Continued


Join the Hippy Dippy Heelraisers in the Race for the Cure

May 14, 2010

A HPDP staff community service project seeks to raise $2,000 for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure by participating in the Triangle race on Saturday, June 12 at Meredith College in Raleigh. Seven U … Continued


New federal tobacco regulation cites HPDP research

March 31, 2010

The U.S. Senate cited UNC HPDP’s Internet Cigarette Vendors (ICV) study in its unanimous decision to pass the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act, which acts to curtail the growing sales of t … Continued


New research fellows join HPDP

February 5, 2010

Three new research fellows recently joined the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. The Center currently has 36 research fellows who come from a number of UNC departments and school … Continued


Five more years of health promotion and disease prevention research

March 30, 2009

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) will continue to be a part of a major federal network of prevention research centers until at least 2014. The Centers for Disease Cont … Continued