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The latest cancer news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

UNC study offers first clinical evidence of anti-cancer drug triggering viral infection

A new study led by UNC scientists shows that a common cancer drug can activate a viral infection that, paradoxically, can help anti-viral medications eradicate virus-associated cancer.

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UNC study offers first clinical evidence of anti-cancer drug triggering viral infection

A new study led by UNC scientists shows that a common cancer drug can activate a viral infection that, paradoxically, can help anti-viral medications eradicate virus-associated cancer.

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Researchers find genetic variants linked to smoking behaviors

Researchers find genetic variants linked to smoking behaviors

In a paper published in the journal Nature Genetics, a UNC team reported that three genetic regions were associated with the number of cigarettes smoked per day, one region was associated with smoking initiation and one variant was associated with smoking cessation.

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UNC study offers first clinical evidence of anti-cancer drug triggering viral infection

A new study led by UNC scientists shows that a common cancer drug can activate a viral infection that, paradoxically, can help anti-viral medications eradicate virus-associated cancer.

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UCRF Innovation Awards, May 7, 2010 Deadline

The University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) announces the availability of the first round of Innovation Awards for 2010.

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UCRF Innovation Awards, May 7, 2010 Deadline

The University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) announces the availability of the first round of Innovation Awards for 2010.

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Key protein aids in DNA repair

Findings have potential for cancer, other age-related diseases

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Goldberg Named Associate Group Chair of CALGB

Richard M. Goldberg, MD has been appointed to a newly-created position with the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB), a national clinical research group sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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Goldberg Named Associate Group Chair of CALGB

Richard M. Goldberg, MD has been appointed to a newly-created position with the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB), a national clinical research group sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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UCRF Strategic Plan Moves to Implementation

The University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) is a nation-leading investment in research to reduce the burden of cancer in North Carolina – our state’s leading cause of death. Established in August 2007 by the State of North Carolina, the fund supports cancer research at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and UNC Hospitals.

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UCRF Strategic Plan Moves to Implementation

The University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) is a nation-leading investment in research to reduce the burden of cancer in North Carolina – our state’s leading cause of death. Established in August 2007 by the State of North Carolina, the fund supports cancer research at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and UNC Hospitals.

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'Living with Grief: Cancer and End-of-Life Care' webcast

The Hospice Foundation of America’s 17th annual National Bereavement Teleconference, “Cancer and End-of-Life Care,” will be moderated by Frank Sesno, Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University.

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'Living with Grief: Cancer and End-of-Life Care' webcast

The Hospice Foundation of America’s 17th annual National Bereavement Teleconference, “Cancer and End-of-Life Care,” will be moderated by Frank Sesno, Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University.

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Ten Minutes That Could Save Your Life

UNC's Department of Otolaryngology is offering free screenings during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week from 1 - 4 p.m. April 14 in the ENT Clinic.

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Ten Minutes That Could Save Your Life

UNC's Department of Otolaryngology is offering free screenings during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week from 1 - 4 p.m. April 14 in the ENT Clinic.

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NC TraCS Lunch and Learn: How researchers and clinicians are collaborating at UNC to address unmet needs in breast cancer care

Dr. Perou and Dr. Carey will talk about their ongoing collaboration at UNC to improve the molecular characterization of breast cancer subtypes with the goal of optimizing treatment options for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Sponsored by the Graduate Training Program in Translational Medicine.

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NC TraCS Lunch and Learn: How researchers and clinicians are collaborating at UNC to address unmet needs in breast cancer care

Dr. Perou and Dr. Carey will talk about their ongoing collaboration at UNC to improve the molecular characterization of breast cancer subtypes with the goal of optimizing treatment options for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Sponsored by the Graduate Training Program in Translational Medicine.

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Cultivating Inner Peace

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, Cultivating Inner Peace, for persons with cancer or chronic illness.

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