Select the name of the type of clinical care program you would like more information about …

Example: ‘B’ for Bladder Cancer

Cancer Treatment A-Z

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

Navigation

You are here: Home / News

News

Growing without cell division

Growing without cell division

by Mary Ruth last modified Nov 01, 2011 11:43 AM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - An international team of scientists, including biologists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, may have pinpointed for the first time the mechanism responsible for cell polyploidy, a state in which cells contain more than 2 paired sets of chromosomes.

Growing without cell division - Read More…

Chapel Hill’s big running event to benefit UNC Lineberger

Chapel Hill’s big running event to benefit UNC Lineberger

by Mary Ruth last modified Nov 06, 2012 11:39 AM

Wells Fargo Tar Heel 10 miler and Fleet Feet 4+ mile run take place April 21, 2012

Chapel Hill’s big running event to benefit UNC Lineberger - Read More…

Study links chemotherapy response to heritable factors

Study links chemotherapy response to heritable factors

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 27, 2011 09:18 AM

Findings guide future research on chemotherapy resistance

Study links chemotherapy response to heritable factors - Read More…

UNC scientists offer first evidence of using biologically targeted nanoparticles to boost radiation therapy effects

UNC scientists offer first evidence of using biologically targeted nanoparticles to boost radiation therapy effects

by Mary Ruth last modified Nov 18, 2011 11:19 AM

Chapel Hill - Making a tumor more sensitive to radiotherapy is a primary goal of combining chemo and radiation therapy to treat many types of cancer, but with the chemotherapy drugs come unwanted side effects.

UNC scientists offer first evidence of using biologically targeted nanoparticles to boost radiation therapy effects - Read More…

UNC scientist receives grant to identify biomarkers for breast cancer recurrence risk

UNC scientist receives grant to identify biomarkers for breast cancer recurrence risk

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 26, 2011 10:11 AM

Chapel Hill - A UNC scientist was awarded one of seven grants presented by the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer at their seventh annual event in Charlotte, NC.

UNC scientist receives grant to identify biomarkers for breast cancer recurrence risk - Read More…

Morning UV exposure may be less damaging to the skin

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 31, 2011 01:54 PM

CHAPEL HILL – Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that the timing of exposure to UV rays – early in the morning or later in the afternoon – can influence the onset of skin cancer.

Morning UV exposure may be less damaging to the skin - Read More…

UNC cancer researcher awarded top V Scholar ranking

UNC cancer researcher awarded top V Scholar ranking

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 24, 2011 03:47 PM

The V Foundation for Cancer Research announced this week that Greg Wang, PhD, has been awarded the Martin D. Abeloff, MD, V Scholar Award. This award goes to the research project that receives the highest rating from the V Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board. Wang was tied with Hongwu Zheng, PhD, of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory for this honor and is the 10th V Scholar from UNC Lineberger.

UNC cancer researcher awarded top V Scholar ranking - Read More…

UNC nanotech entrepreneur to speak at TEDMED annual conference

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 20, 2011 02:15 PM

Joseph DeSimone, PhD, has been invited to join an elite list of speakers at this year’s TEDMED Conference in San Diego, Calif., Oct. 25 – 28.

UNC nanotech entrepreneur to speak at TEDMED annual conference - Read More…

Fast Break Against Cancer raises more than $210,000 for cancer research and treatment

by Mary Ruth last modified Nov 07, 2012 10:51 AM

Coach Roy Williams’ 7th annual Fast Break Against Cancer raised more than $210,000 for cancer research and treatment at UNC Lineberger and in our community.

Fast Break Against Cancer raises more than $210,000 for cancer research and treatment - Read More…

Study quantifies false positives for yearly mammograms

Study quantifies false positives for yearly mammograms

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 18, 2011 09:26 AM

Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium also compares digital and film mammography

Study quantifies false positives for yearly mammograms - Read More…

Event honors Durhams, raises money to name a consultation room in their honor

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 18, 2011 10:40 AM

Woody and Jean Durham were honored on October 13 in Chapel Hill for their volunteer service to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at a dinner called “A Toast to Woody.”

Event honors Durhams, raises money to name a consultation room in their honor - Read More…

Meet Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD - a kidney cancer doctor at UNC Lineberger

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 21, 2011 10:16 AM

Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, thrives on discovery, whether in her lab developing a new experiment for kidney cancer or in her kitchen trying out a new food or cuisine.

Meet Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD - a kidney cancer doctor at UNC Lineberger - Read More…

Spotlight on Terry Magnuson - his work featured on UNC's website

Spotlight on Terry Magnuson - his work featured on UNC's website

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 17, 2011 10:56 AM

Terry Magnuson, PhD, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor, Chair of the Department of Genetics, and Vice Dean for Research at the School of Medicine, is featured in a spotlight story on UNC-Chapel Hill's website.

Spotlight on Terry Magnuson - his work featured on UNC's website - Read More…

Earp talks about the creation of UNC Lineberger on "Good to Great at Carolina"

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 12, 2011 05:05 PM

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Emeritus James Moeser talks with Shelley Earp, MD, director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, about the creation and development of the cancer center. This discussion is the third in a series based on the book "Good to Great" by Jim Collins.

Earp talks about the creation of UNC Lineberger on "Good to Great at Carolina" - Read More…

UNC scientists recommend rethinking brain MRI for early-stage lung cancer patients

UNC scientists recommend rethinking brain MRI for early-stage lung cancer patients

by Mary Ruth last modified Oct 10, 2011 02:02 PM

UNC scientists report that in early stage, asymptomatic non-small cell lung cancer, early brain recurrences are potentially detectable prior to surgery and recommend that physicians consider including a routine pre-operative staging brain MRI. In addition, patients whose tumors are determined to be higher risk based on the findings at surgery, should consider post-operative MRI to offer early treatment of unrecognized metastasis.

UNC scientists recommend rethinking brain MRI for early-stage lung cancer patients - Read More…