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Endeavors - What's best for the breast?

Endeavors - What's best for the breast?

by Susan Hardy last modified Oct 31, 2013 04:08 PM

Charles Perou’s test can help patients decide on a course of treatment.

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“Corona Cares” contributes $150,000 to patients, families dealing with cancer

“Corona Cares” contributes $150,000 to patients, families dealing with cancer

by Katy Jones last modified Oct 31, 2013 09:39 AM

Funds from the campaign will support programs that benefit patients and families receiving cancer treatment at the N.C. Cancer Hospital.

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Promising new therapy in a smaller package

by William Davis last modified Nov 07, 2013 10:15 AM

A new microbeam emitter developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by a team led by UNC Lineberger member Otto Zhou has the potential to bring a promising new form of radiation therapy into clinical use.

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Fast Break Against Cancer raises nearly $180,000 for cancer research and treatment

by Katy Jones last modified Nov 01, 2013 04:32 PM

Coach Roy Williams’ 9th annual Fast Break Against Cancer kicks off basketball season with live auction breakfast event.

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From hospice volunteer to cancer doctor

From hospice volunteer to cancer doctor

by UNC Health Care last modified Nov 14, 2013 04:30 PM

Five questions for Ronald Chen, a James Woods Young Faculty Award recipient dedicated to bettering treatment for cancer patients.

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Giving cancer the boot at UNC football game

by Katy Jones last modified Nov 07, 2013 04:05 PM

Football fans gave cancer “the boot” when the Tar Heels faced off with Boston College in Kenan Stadium

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Single Fathers Due to Cancer Google+ hangout set for Nov. 1

Single Fathers Due to Cancer Google+ hangout set for Nov. 1

by UNC Health Care last modified Oct 28, 2013 03:58 PM

Join UNC Health Care at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time on Friday, Nov. 1, for a discussion of how fathers cope with the loss of their wife or partner, meet the demands of sole parenthood, and manage their children's grief.

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Half of prostate cancer patients in North Carolina do not receive multidisciplinary care

Half of prostate cancer patients in North Carolina do not receive multidisciplinary care

by William Davis last modified Oct 24, 2013 11:58 AM

Only half of the men who receive a prostate cancer diagnosis consult with more than one type of physician before deciding on a course of treatment.

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Hatchell temporarily stepping away for health reasons

by Steve Kirschner, UNC Athletics last modified Oct 23, 2013 05:28 PM

Sylvia Hatchell is temporarily stepping away from coaching due to a recent diagnosis of leukemia.

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UNC Men’s Basketball, Be The Match to kick off the season with cancer support

by Katy Jones last modified Oct 25, 2013 02:22 PM

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus is buzzing with anticipation as the beginning of basketball season approaches this Friday, October 25. And the Tar Heels are kicking it off with support for UNC Lineberger.

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Cancer survivor launches CureCancerStarter.org

by PRNewswire last modified Oct 23, 2013 01:41 PM

Cure Cancer Starter is a nonprofit site taking the Kickstarter approach to raising funds for much-needed research and clinical trials in the fight against cancer.

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University Gazette - Carolina’s capacity to prevent and treat cancer must continue to grow

University Gazette - Carolina’s capacity to prevent and treat cancer must continue to grow

by By Gary Moss, University Gazette last modified Nov 22, 2013 12:08 PM

Shelley Earp is not going anywhere, but at year’s end he will leave a position he has held for the past 16 years as director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Patients with poor nutritional status before bladder cancer operation have a higher risk of postoperative complications

Patients with poor nutritional status before bladder cancer operation have a higher risk of postoperative complications

by Katy Jones last modified Oct 21, 2013 09:37 AM

New ACS NSQIP® study identifies low blood albumin level as an independent risk factor for surgical-related health problems after radical cystectomy

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UNC startup secures $12.5 million Series A investment

by Katy Jones last modified Oct 16, 2013 08:17 AM

Funds to be used for minimizing the toxicity of chemotherapy

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Former Steelers Coach Bill Cowher to headline 2013 Fast Break Against Cancer

by Katy Jones last modified Oct 14, 2013 05:53 PM

Cowher joins Coach Williams, his assistant coaches, and Woody Durham at this seated breakfast and one-of-a-kind live auction event later this month.

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Colon Cancer Coalition funds UNC Lineberger to reduce barriers to screenings for vulnerable populations

by Katy Jones last modified Oct 14, 2013 09:36 AM

A local 5K run and walk, Get Your Rear in Gear, raises money to support colon cancer screening programs.

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Rackets raised for cancer

by Katy Jones last modified Oct 31, 2013 09:44 AM

A high school student organized Serve For the Cure tennis tournament to raise money for UNC Lineberger.

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Volunteer support teams effective for African American patients with advanced cancer

Volunteer support teams effective for African American patients with advanced cancer

by Dianne Shaw last modified Oct 09, 2013 01:45 PM

Peer support interventions have traditionally and successfully been used to address health promotion and prevention, such as increasing cancer screening. UNC researchers have published the first study to examine whether enhancing the skills of community-based peer support can help people living with persistent and serious illness.

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Third Annual Pink Shamrock 5K honors the late Keith Amos

by Dianne Shaw last modified Oct 02, 2013 02:38 PM

Over 100 physicians, nurses, staff, and patients from UNC and Rex formed the Famous Amos team for the Third Annual Pink Shamrock 5K in Raleigh, NC.

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