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Rosenstein joins 'Here's to Your Health'
This weekend, Dr. Donald Rosenstein joins the "Here's to Your Health" radio show to discuss support services for patients and families dealing with cancer. Tune in to WCHL 1360 on Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 28, 2010
Drug mitigates toxic effects of radiation in mice
Discovery has potential for cancer patients and disaster victims
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 24, 2010
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 physicians leaders in new radiation treatment guidelines
QUANTEC review replaces 20-year old guidelines.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - March 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 study supports role of circadian clock in response to chemotherapy
A new study from UNC-Chapel Hill has suggested that treatment is most effective at certain times of day because that is when a particular enzyme system – one that can reverse the actions of chemotherapeutic drugs – is at its lowest levels in the body.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / January
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
Coach Williams Raises $1 Million For Cancer Research
In just five years, Coach Roy Williams has raised more than $1 million for cancer research, treatment and prevention programs in our community. These funds have been raised through Coach Williams’ highly successful Fast Break Against Cancer event, which was launched in 2004. Coach Williams also directed half of the proceeds from the sold-out UNC Alumni Basketball game to support cancer research at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 22, 2009
2011 Oncology Nursing Excellence, Clinical Services Excellence Award winners
Congratulations to Anne Dunlap and Betty Hinshaw for winning the 2011 Oncology Nursing Excellence Award. Sandee Cane and Melanie McNeill were also honored with the 2011 Clinical Services Excellence Award.
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / Nov. 2
UNC scientists coordinate study to determine link between insulin use and cancer in people with diabetes
The study is designed to determine if diabetic patients exposed to insulin glargine have a higher incidence of cancer than diabetic patients exposed to other insulins or to other glucose-lowering medications.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Dec. 17, 2009