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Online program improves weight loss after childbirth

Online program improves weight loss after childbirth

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, and co-authored by UNC Lineberger member Deborah Tate, PhD, communicated the results of an internet-based weight loss program in low-income women in the year after giving birth. By helping new mothers return to their pre-pregnancy weights, they hope to lower their risk for obesity and chronic diseases, such as cancer.

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Muss named a ‘Giant of Cancer Care’

Muss named a ‘Giant of Cancer Care’

Hyman B. Muss, MD, was honored at a ceremony in Chicago for his contributions that have advanced the fields of supportive, palliative and geriatric cancer care.

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Researchers show how a cancer gene protects genome organization

Researchers show how a cancer gene protects genome organization

A study led by Brian Strahl, PhD, and colleagues has uncovered a crucial function of a yeast enzyme Set2, whose well-conserved human counterpart is often mutated in cancers, especially kidney cancer.

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UNC Lineberger research featured at ASCO Annual Meeting

UNC Lineberger research featured at ASCO Annual Meeting

Research presented by UNC Lineberger members was featured in plenary and other major sessions of the meeting this year, and was picked up by multiple media outlets.

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