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Grant funding to aid in the breast cancer care for Pitt County women (Posted: 10/18/2013)


From left, Dr. Kathryn Verbanac of ECU;Debra Mascarenhas of Vidant Medical Center;
Dr. Nasreen Vohra of ECU;Virginia Jackson of Vidant;Rocio Anderson Susan G. Komen
Triangle to the Coast affiliate;and Kenisha Bethea Triangle to the Coast affiliate.

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New Chief of Surgical Oncology

Dr. Zervos(Posted: 01/31/08) - Dr. Zervos joins ECU Physicians as Professor and Chief in the Division of Surgical Oncology at the Broody School of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Leo Jenkins Cancer Center. His clinical and basic science expertises are based in disorders of the liver, pancreas, stomach, esophagus, and gall bladder. He has published over 90 scholarly articles and has been invited as a guest lecturer in numerous national and international forums. Dr. Zervos assumed leadership of the Division of Surgical Oncology in August of 2007 and has begun a transformation of the clinically busy division to a fully developed academic unit encompassing basic science research, clinical care, and education.

Before joining the faculty of the Brody School of Medicine, Dr. Zervos served as the Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of surgical research at the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics and a medical degree from the University of Michigan, where he also completed his surgical internship.

ECU, UNC Team Up on Cancer Care, Research
(Posted: 01/31/08) - The University of North Carolina's two medical schools and their cancer centers have created a partnership to advance cancer research and bring leading-edge treatment to North Carolinians.

ECU, UNC Experts Want to Hear People's Ideas for Cancer Research, Treatment
(Posted: 01/31/08) - The needs of eastern North Carolinians with cancer will be the topic during a Jan. 24 "listening tour" stop in Greenville featuring representatives from the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chapel Hill and the Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center in Greenville.

Doctors Take Shot at Cancer Vaccine
(Posted: 01/31/08) - Sheltered between the stomach and the spine, the pancreas is the perfect hiding place to nurture one of the deadliest cancers. Its location makes tumors harder to spot and often impossible for surgeons to operate on once they are found.

NCI Issues Cancer Trends Progress Report: 2007 Update:
(Posted: 01/31/08, Updated: 12/12/07) - The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, today released the Cancer Trends Progress Report: 2007 Update.The report summarizes our nation's progress against cancer in relation to the Healthy People 2010 targets developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.