Cancer

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

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.

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Screening mammograms in younger women have low accuracy and detect few cancers

A study led by a researcher from the UNC School of Medicine has found that screening mammograms in women under age 40 result in high rates of callbacks and additional imaging tests but low rates of cancer detection.

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Screening mammograms in younger women have low accuracy and detect few cancers

A study led by a researcher from the UNC School of Medicine has found that screening mammograms in women under age 40 result in high rates of callbacks and additional imaging tests but low rates of cancer detection.

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Deadline to register for Komen Race approaching

The deadline to join UNC Health Care's team for the Komen Race for the Cure is Friday, May 14.

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Deadline to register for Komen Race approaching

The deadline to join UNC Health Care's team for the Komen Race for the Cure is Friday, May 14.

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VIDEO - Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have identified a molecular marker of pancreatic cancer that may help spot the disease at its earliest stages, when it can be treated more successfully with surgery.

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VIDEO - Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have identified a molecular marker of pancreatic cancer that may help spot the disease at its earliest stages, when it can be treated more successfully with surgery.

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Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early

Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have identified a molecular marker of pancreatic cancer that may help spot the disease at its earliest stages, when it can be treated more successfully with surgery.

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Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early

Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have identified a molecular marker of pancreatic cancer that may help spot the disease at its earliest stages, when it can be treated more successfully with surgery.

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Susan G. Komen founder visits N.C. Cancer Hospital

Susan G. Komen founder visits N.C. Cancer Hospital

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, toured the state-of-the-art facilities at the N.C. Cancer Hospital on April 22.

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Susan G. Komen founder visits N.C. Cancer Hospital

Susan G. Komen founder visits N.C. Cancer Hospital

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, toured the state-of-the-art facilities at the N.C. Cancer Hospital on April 22.

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Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early

Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have identified a molecular marker of pancreatic cancer that may help spot the disease at its earliest stages, when it can be treated more successfully with surgery.

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Family House Diaries: Experiencing UNC as a patient, not a student

Family House Diaries: Experiencing UNC as a patient, not a student

24-year-old Cedric Faison of Battleboro, N.C., intended to spend this spring semester finishing his undergraduate music education degree at East Carolina University. Instead, he’s spent most of the term at UNC Hospitals being treated for a brain tumor.

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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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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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