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Researchers implicate gene in DNA errors in aggressive breast cancer
Researchers led by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Gaorav Gupta, MD, PhD, described the role of a mutation in the Mre11 gene in triple negative breast cancer and how a disruption of Mre11 function plays a significant role in the genomic instability of that cancer type.
Located in News / 2020 / February
Study shows promise for urine-based test for HPV-linked cervical cancer
UNC Lineberger’s Jennifer S. Smith, PhD, and colleagues report in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology that a non-invasive screening method for HPV-linked cervical cancer has potential to boost screening access and warrants further research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Feb. 20
Grant supports study of long-term effects of cancer treatment in children
Childhood cancer patients are surviving in greater numbers but often suffer later complications related to their treatments. A grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation is enabling pediatric oncology fellow, Dr. Andrew Smitherman, to study how doctors can best care for survivors.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 5
Developmental Cancer Research Awards 2010 Competition Re-Opened
UNC Lineberger announces the availability of one-year small grant funding from two developmental research award programs: Clinical/Translational Cancer Research and Population Sciences Cancer Research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 17, 2010
From the UNC Health Care blog: Good News About the Cost of Treating Cancer
UNC Lineberger member Paul Brown, PhD, discusses the results of a recent study that finds that the cost of treating cancer has become less expensive over the past 20 years.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - May 27, 2010
UNC Lineberger program series to help cancer survivors
Carolina Well, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Cancer Survivorship Program, is offering a program for cancer survivors “Cancer Transitions: Moving Beyond Treatment.”
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 25, 2009
UNC Lineberger scientists identify molecular predictor of prognosis for pancreatic cancer patients
Their study is the first to demonstrate that molecular differences in metastatic pancreatic cancer can be identified at earlier stages and that these differences are predictive of future disease behavior.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - July 15, 2010
News updates from Lineberger
Updates this week include Focusing on the Big Picture; Zooming in on the Subject: A Profile on Dr. Paul Godley; 7th Annual Beach Ball Raises $110,000; and Pediatric Oncology Staff and Faculty to Host St. Baldrick's Party.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - May 13, 2010
UNC women’s gymnastics shares the love with Get REAL & HEEL on Valentines Day
The UNC women’s gymnastics team will hold its annual Blue & Pink meet on February 14 at newly-renovated Carmichael Auditorium. The Tar Heels will take on the University of Maryland in a special meet that includes a cancer awareness health fair, benefiting the Get REAL & HEEL program.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 28, 2010
Alumni association honors cancer center director
Dr. H. Shelton “Shelley” Earp III, the director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at UNC-Chapel Hill was honored Friday (Jan. 8) with the General Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 14, 2010