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Top of the Line - Five questions with Dr. Sharpless
by Mark Derewicz for UNC School of Medicine published Jan 10, 2014 — filed under:
The next chapter in the story of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center begins with a new director, Ned Sharpless, an oncologist with a story to tell.
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Single Fathers Due to Cancer Google+ hangout set for Nov. 1
by UNC Health Care published Oct 25, 2013 last modified Oct 28, 2013 03:58 PM — filed under:
Join UNC Health Care at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time on Friday, Nov. 1, for a discussion of how fathers cope with the loss of their wife or partner, meet the demands of sole parenthood, and manage their children's grief.
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From hospice volunteer to cancer doctor
by UNC Health Care published Oct 28, 2013 last modified Nov 14, 2013 04:30 PM — filed under:
Five questions for Ronald Chen, a James Woods Young Faculty Award recipient dedicated to bettering treatment for cancer patients.
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The Gene Team
by UNC Health Care published Nov 01, 2013 — filed under:
UNC clinical geneticists Jonathan Berg and James Evans spearhead an ambitious project to catalog all genetic variations implicated in disease.
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UNC to test interventions aimed at reducing colon cancer screening disparities
by William Shawn Davis (wishda) published Jun 04, 2013 last modified Jun 04, 2013 10:38 AM — filed under:
The study will focus on assessing the impact of a clinic-based intervention that includes having patients view a multimedia decision aid (in English or Spanish) before seeing their physician, as well as support from a bilingual patient “navigator” on completion of recommended colon cancer screening tests.
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Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program team participates in Spartan Race
by Megan Fazekas-King (fazekask) published Apr 25, 2013 — filed under:
A team from the UNC Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program headed up by Tippu Khan, PharmD, BCOP and Nicole Frazier, RN, BSN participated in an epic journey which included leaping over fire, trekking through waste-high mud, tossing spears, dodging attacks and most of all braving near freezing temperatures in the driving rain. What is all this about? It's the Spartan Race, an event of pure primitive craziness that promises it's participants an experience they'll never forget.
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Varmus delivers third annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium
by UNC Health Care published Apr 25, 2013 last modified Apr 26, 2013 09:27 AM — filed under: ,
Dr. Harold E. Varmus, director of the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and co-winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the cellular origin of retroviral oncogenes, was invited to campus by UNC’s Nobel Laureate Dr. Oliver Smithies.
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Sethi, MacNevin, Feng come out on top at 3rd Annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium Postdoctoral Researcher Poster Forum
by UNC Health Care published Apr 25, 2013 last modified Apr 26, 2013 09:08 AM — filed under:
On Friday, April 19, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the MBRB at the School of Medicine, 44 university postdoctoral fellows gathered for a poster forum to present their research findings.
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Dohlman lab identifies cellular distress signal
by William Shawn Davis (wishda) published Aug 15, 2013 — filed under:
Like a toddler in need of a nap or a snack, the cells of our bodies can turn a bit sour under conditions of stress or nutrient deprivation. The pH levels inside these cells – starved, perhaps by a heart attack or other injury – have been known to drop dramatically in a cry for help.
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Walking program reduces joint stiffness in older breast cancer survivors on aromatase inhibitor therapy
by UNC Health Care published Nov 04, 2013 last modified Nov 04, 2013 02:36 PM — filed under:
After six weeks of walking, the mean joint pain scores among the participants decreased by 10 percent, fatigue decreased by 19 percent, and joint stiffness decreased by 32 percent.
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