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VIDEO: Jessica Breland's Story
Jessica Breland is at the top of her game. She is now the 16th Carolina Women's Basketball player in school history to be selected for the WNBA draft, which took place this year on Monday, April 11. Breland was the 13th pick overall, and next year she'll be playing for the New York Liberty. But Breland doesn't take anything for granted. She had to sit out the 2009 - 2010 season while undergoing treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma at UNC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / April 14
Breast Cancer Research Foundation funds four at UNC Lineberger
Four faculty members from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have been awarded yearlong grants from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Nov. 5, 2009
Scientists map out regulatory regions of genome, hot spots for diabetes genes
The research, published online Jan. 31, 2010, in the journal Nature Genetics, presents the first high-resolution atlas of these regulatory elements in the most studied cell type for treatment and prevention of type II diabetes.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Feb. 4, 2010
UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program adds Mindfulness Program
The UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP), part of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the N.C. Cancer Hospital is launching a new program, Mindfulness for Persons with Cancer or Chronic Illness. The UNC Mindfulness-Based Program for Stress and Pain Management offers a series of 8 classes, training in meditation and mind-body awareness. The program is open to patients and caregivers facing the challenge of cancer or chronic illness.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 8, 2010
UNC Lineberger awards inaugural clinical oncology fellow awards
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center honored three clinical oncology fellows with $5,000 awards for their research accomplishments and clinical excellence. These first-ever awards were given to Daniel Higginson, MD, Autumn McRee, MD, and Emma Rossi, MD.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / June 23
Research points to new target for stopping colon cancer
New research led by scientists at UNC-Chapel Hill have found a drug target that suggests a potent way to kill colon cancers that resist current drugs aimed at blocking a molecule found on the surface of cells.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 21, 2009
Free Jersey Mike's Sub for $1 Donation to UNC Lineberger's Pediatric Oncology Program
Visit the Jersey Mike's location on Elliot Road in Chapel Hill, donate $1 to UNC Lineberger's Pediatric Oncology Program and get a free regular sub!
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
Nobel Laureate Sancar Receives 2019 Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award
Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, was recognized by the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for his distinguished career in science and discoveries in the field of DNA repair.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Feb. 13
UNC School of Medicine Celebrates 2019-20 Yang Family Biomedical Scholars
The award, which recognizes the research achievements of young tenured faculty, is made possible through a generous donation from Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yuanqing Yang with additional financial support from Mr. To Hing Wu. This is the fourth annual class of Yang Family Biomedical Scholars, and the recipients are Chad Pecot, Li Qian, Gregory Scherrer, Greg Wang.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2019 / News
Groundbreaking study shows exercise benefits leukemia patients
A new study from UNC-Chapel Hill suggests that exercise may be an effective way to combat the debilitating fatigue that leukemia patients experience.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 7, 2009