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Gaorav Gupta
Gaorav Gupta, MD, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Assistant Professor in the Division of Radiation Oncology at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
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Sherdinia Thompson-Dunn
Leading an active life can help women treated for breast cancer live longer and healthier lives. Just ask Sherdinia Thompson-Dunn of Carrboro, NC. Thompson-Dunn, a 1967 graduate of UNC, found some pleasant surprises when she began a self-directed walking program in October 2013 following treatment for breast cancer.
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Breast cancer prevention drug benefit varies among at-risk women, study finds
After weighing the risk of serious side effects with the benefits of a breast cancer prevention drug, a study led by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher found that the drug’s benefits outweighed risks for most, but not all women.
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Tumor microenvironment is a rough neighborhood for nanoparticle cancer drugs
Researchers look at area around tumors to help personalize treatment for triple-negative breast cancer
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UNC Lineberger members present at 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
UNC Lineberger members Lisa Carey, MD, Chuck Perou, PhD, Hyman Muss, MD, Carey Anders, MD, and Katherine Hoadley, PhD will present at leading breast cancer research symposium.
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Carey named newly elected member of ASCO Nominating Committee
Lisa Carey, MD, medical director of the UNC Breast Center, division chief of hematology and oncology at the UNC School of Medicine, and physician-in-chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, has been named to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Nominating Committee. An ASCO member since 1997, Carey will serve a three-year term on the committee.
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Nichols awarded $200,000 Avon grant to study pregnancy-associated breast cancer
The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season concluded with the Charlotte Walk on October 26, raising $1.4 million to accelerate breast cancer research and improve access to screening, diagnosis, treatment and education. Hazel Nichols, PhD, assistant professor epidemiology at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health is leading one of five teams in the Carolinas awarded a grant of $200,000 to support a study that will analyze data from 18 ongoing studies on pregnancy-associated breast cancer.
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UNC Lineberger researchers present at international breast cancer conference in Saudi Arabia
Three UNC Lineberger members - Lisa Carey, MD, medical director of the UNC Breast Center, division chief of hematology and oncology at the UNC School of Medicine, and physician-in-chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, Matt Ewend, MD, Van L. Weatherspoon Jr. Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery and chair of the UNC Department of Neurosurgery, and Chuck Perou, PhD, professor of genetics and pathology – served as speakers at the 6th Annual Princess Noorah Oncology Center International Breast Cancer Conference held in Jeddah.
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Stephen Hursting
Stephen Hursting, PhD, MPH, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the UNC Chapel-Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine. Hursting is interested in diet-gene interactions relevant to cancer prevention, particularly the molecular and hormonal mechanisms underlying energy balance-cancer associations.
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New website launched to help women learn about risk factors for breast cancer
The UNC Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP) has announced the official launch of myBCrisk.org, an interactive website designed to increase knowledge about breast cancer risk factors, especially among young African-American women.
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