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CURE Ocular Melanoma (CURE OM) awards grant to develop treatments for uveal melanoma
A research team directed by Professors John Sondek, PhD, UNC School of Medicine and William Janzen, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been awarded a two-year grant from the Community United for Research and Education of Ocular Melanoma (CURE OM) to identify inhibitors of an oncogene found in the majority of melanomas of the eye.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / March 14
Breakthrough uses light to manipulate cell movement
New technique expected to enhance understanding of how cancer spreads.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 21, 2009
Nyrop Receives Grant to Study Interventions for Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survival
Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, UNC Lineberger member and assistant professor of hematology/oncology, has received a $50,000 award from the Integrated Approach to Breast Health Equity Competitive Grant Program, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and Pfizer.
Located in News / 2020 / February
Holbrook calls for support to give kids like his son a ‘fighting chance’
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Men’s Basketball Coach Roy Williams wants to hear more success stories, and he doesn’t mean just about basketball wins. He’s raising money for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center so he can hear about more cancer treatment successes.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Oct. 3
3rd Annual Coping with Cancer Symposium
This conference will take place in Kitty Hawk, NC, May 13 - 14. This course is designed to provide data-driven and practical recommendations to clinicians, patients and caregivers for coping with the challenges of cancer.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / March 31
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 / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 14, 2010
Goldberg joins YOUR HEALTH radio
This weekend, Dr. Richard Goldberg, Physician-in-Chief at the NC Cancer Hospital, will join YOUR HEALTH Radio to talk about cancer care and research. This is the conclusion of our cancer series with experts from the NC Cancer Hospital and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Sept. 2
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 / 2009 / Vital Signs - Nov. 5, 2009
Earp named first director of UNC Cancer Care
William Roper, MD, MPH, Dean of the School of Medicine, Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, and CEO, UNC Health Care System, announces the appointment of Shelley Earp, MD, Director of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, as the first director of UNC Cancer Care, effective Jan. 25, 2012.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Feb. 16
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