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UNC scientists publish results from breast cancer survivors wellness workshops
by Mary Ruth published Feb 02, 2012 last modified Mar 06, 2013 08:57 AM — filed under: , ,
Scientists from UNC Lineberger have published a report describing an outreach program they developed for breast cancer survivors in four NC counties.
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UNC study highlights diagnosis of lung cancer subtypes
by Mary Ruth published May 17, 2012 last modified May 17, 2012 09:24 AM — filed under: , ,
In the processes of treating most cancers, one of the key pieces of information is the appearance of the tumor under the microscope using a technique called light microscopy. In lung cancer, for example, the appearance of the tumor determines both which chemotherapies are safe and which chemotherapies are effective. In addition, tumor appearance also suggests which patients should be tested for mutations that can be targeted by some of the most effective and safest drugs on the market.
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UNC study identifies pockets of high cervical cancer rates in North Carolina
by Mary Ruth published Mar 13, 2012 last modified Mar 14, 2012 11:22 AM — filed under: , ,
A study of cervical cancer incidence and mortality in North Carolina has revealed areas where rates are unusually high.
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UNC study shows potential to revive abandoned cancer drug by nanoparticle drug delivery
by Mary Ruth published May 02, 2012 last modified May 03, 2012 12:02 PM — filed under: , ,
Current nanomedicine research has focused on the delivery of established and novel therapeutics. But a UNC team is taking a different approach.
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UNC surgeons co-author study on breast cancer treatment decision making
by Mary Ruth published Jan 10, 2012 last modified Jan 18, 2012 02:41 PM — filed under: , ,
Chapel Hill, NC - How much medical information does a woman understand and retain about her breast cancer diagnosis? UNC scientists participated in a four-institution study involving 440 women with early-stage breast cancer and found that breast cancer survivors had limited knowledge about their surgical options, including an understanding of something as important as the risk of recurrence.
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UNC team describes novel inflammatory protein function
by Mary Ruth published Aug 07, 2012 last modified Aug 14, 2012 10:02 AM — filed under: ,
A UNC-led team of scientists describes the function of a previously uncharacterized protein that dramatically influences inflammation.
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UNC women's basketball team brings smiles to N.C. Cancer Hospital
by Mary Ruth published Sep 07, 2012 last modified Sep 07, 2012 02:12 PM — filed under: ,
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UNC-authored text wins British Medical Association prize
by Mary Ruth published Oct 04, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 01:36 PM — filed under: , ,
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UNC’s Myron Cohen and Terry Magnuson elected to Institute of Medicine
by Mary Ruth published Oct 15, 2012 last modified Oct 15, 2012 03:30 PM — filed under: , ,
Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
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UNC’s Neuro-oncology program recognizes Ependymoma Awareness Day on April 19th
by Mary Ruth published Apr 09, 2012 last modified May 16, 2012 09:35 AM — filed under: , ,
UNC Cancer Care’s neuro-oncology program will recognize Ependymoma Awareness Day on April 19th, as part of the program’s overall efforts to increase public awareness of this rare tumor and the need for clinical studies to improve early diagnosis, standardize treatment and improve the health status of those living with this disease.
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