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Scientists discover interplay of yin-yang antagonists vital for cell division

Scientists discover interplay of yin-yang antagonists vital for cell division

Although mutated versions of the protein Cdh1 have not been found in cancers, the protein’s degradation at a key moment during the cell cycle may spur on cancerous cell division.

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Breast cancer researchers receive $2.5 million in Susan G. Komen grants

Breast cancer researchers receive $2.5 million in Susan G. Komen grants

Susan G. Komen has announced more than $2.5 million in grants for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers. The organization, which funded eight grants for nearly $2.97 million to researchers in North Carolina, has a goal of reducing breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50 percent across the next decade.

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Harnessing radiation to improve immunotherapy response in metastatic melanoma

Harnessing radiation to improve immunotherapy response in metastatic melanoma

Andrew Z. Wang, MD, a UNC Lineberger member and associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology, received an award from the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity to study a potential mechanism for improving immunotherapy for metastatic melanoma in the lungs.

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UNC Lineberger scientific retreat poster, speaker awards announced

UNC Lineberger scientific retreat poster, speaker awards announced

UNC Lineberger's 2016 Annual Scientific Retreat included a juried poster presentation with work presented by postdoctoral researchers, trainees and students.

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