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UNC pulmonology fellow wins grant for lung cancer research
Adam Belanger, MD, a second-year pulmonology fellow in pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, was one of four North Carolina researchers to win a research grant from the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina’s Research Fellows Program.
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UNC fellow wins 2015 Young Investigator Award for lung cancer research
Adam Belanger, MD, a second-year fellow at UNC School of Medicine, has received the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO's Young Investigator Award. The award provides research funding to promising physicians to support the transition from fellowship to faculty appointment, encourage continued interest in clinical cancer research and assist them in their careers as both physicians and researchers. Recipients will each receive a one-year grant of $50,000 to fund their studies as they begin careers in oncology research.
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Bobby Kadis: Living life to the fullest
These days Bobby Kadis is living life to the fullest. After being diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer, he enrolled in a UNC Lineberger clinical trial using a combination of targeted drug therapies. Now the avid potter, mountain climber and yoga enthusiast celebrates being cancer-free.
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UNC analysis shows advantage for picture-based cigarette pack warnings over text warnings
A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill analysis published today in the journal Tobacco Control synthesized the results of 37 different experiments comparing picture-based and text warnings, finding that picture-based warnings were more effective than text warnings on 20 of 25 different outcome measures.
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Tomma Hargraves
Eight years after her diagnosis, lung cancer survivor Tomma Hargraves is training to become a lay navigator with UNC Lineberger, giving back to the hospital that she credits with saving her life.
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Richard Boucher, Jr.
Richard Boucher Jr., MD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, Kenan Professor of Medicine and Director of Cystic Fibrosis/Pulmonary Research & Treatment Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.
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Pecot named one of only two ACS Mentored Research Scholar awardees
Chad Pecot, MD, assistant professor in hematology and oncology, has received a Mentored Research Scholar Award in Applied and Clinical Research from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Dr. Pecot is one of only two recipients in the United States to receive the award.
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Kicking off Lung Cancer Awareness Month at the LUNGe Forward 5K
UNC Cancer Care thoracic oncologists joined the Lung Cancer Initiative's Raleigh LUNGe Forward 5K Run, Walk & Rally on November 1, 2014 in Raleigh, NC.
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UNC research trio teams up to fight cancer drug resistance
The V Foundation awards $600,000 grant to UNC Lineberger to track kinase activity in head and neck, lung and esophageal cancers.
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UNC researchers find new genetic target for a different kind of cancer drug
Upstream of the proteins that cancer cells use to proliferate sits RBM4, a gene-splicing protein that UNC researcher Zefeng Wang, PhD, discovered is drastically reduced in human lung and breast cancer cells.
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