Cancer

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

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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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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