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UNC-Led Team Awarded $5.1 Million for Cervical Cancer Prevention Effort in Malawi

February 7, 2019

Jennifer Tang, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the UNC School of Medicine, is co-principal investigator for this USAID grant to more effectively combat cervical cancer, the leading cause of death among women in Malawi. CHAPEL HILL, NC — Backed by a $5.1-million grant, University of North Carolina and University of Malawi College … Continued

HIV-associated malignancies in sub-Saharan Africa: an overview

January 1, 2017

January, 2017 – This review highlights recent developments for HIV-associated malignancies in low and middle income countries and suggests that sustained investment within these settings can help catalyze a cancer care and research agenda that benefit patients worldwide.

High Rates of Cervical Cancer Among HIV-Infected Women in Malawi

May 21, 2015

May 2015 – Cervical cancer is the most common cancer among women in Malawi. Using pathological specimens from 630 Malawian, this study examines associations between various pathological findings and the presence of high-grade dysplasia.