Cancer

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

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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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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Drug for advanced kidney cancer shrinks tumors prior to surgery

Physicians who conducted a pilot study at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center found that therapy before surgery with the drug sorafenib can reduce the size of large tumors and could be safely undertaken administered without adding significantly to the risks of surgery.

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Chemical tags likely to affect metabolism, cancer development

Chemical tags likely to affect metabolism, cancer development

New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that the addition or removal of a certain type of chemical tag – called an acetyl group – onto metabolic enzymes plays a key role in how cellular metabolism is regulated.

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Chemical tags likely to affect metabolism, cancer development

New research from UNC-Chapel Hill suggests that the addition or removal of a certain type of chemical tag – called an acetyl group – onto metabolic enzymes plays a key role in how cellular metabolism is regulated.

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Chemical tags likely to affect metabolism, cancer development

New research from UNC-Chapel Hill suggests that the addition or removal of a certain type of chemical tag – called an acetyl group – onto metabolic enzymes plays a key role in how cellular metabolism is regulated.

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2010 Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course

This is a free full-day course for all cancer survivors, friends, family members and others. It will be held April 17 at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel.

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2010 Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course

This is a free full-day course for all cancer survivors, friends, family members and others. It will be held April 17 at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel.

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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.

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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.

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Comprehensive Cancer Support Program: Straight to the Heart

Are you looking to find meaning in your life? Do you wish to regain a sense of empowerment following a diagnosis of cancer? Do you feel out of control? Join us for a new, 5-week class intended to help you get in touch with who you are, find your passion, and manifest what you want.

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Comprehensive Cancer Support Program: Straight to the Heart

Are you looking to find meaning in your life? Do you wish to regain a sense of empowerment following a diagnosis of cancer? Do you feel out of control? Join us for a new, 5-week class intended to help you get in touch with who you are, find your passion, and manifest what you want.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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