Cancer

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

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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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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N.E.D. Comes to the Triangle

N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease) is a band comprised of six Gynecologic Oncologists, including UNC's own John Soper and John Boggess. The band released an EP in September, and they have two upcoming shows in the Triangle.

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N.E.D. Comes to the Triangle

N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease) is a band comprised of six Gynecologic Oncologists, including UNC's own John Soper and John Boggess. The band released an EP in September, and they have two upcoming shows in the Triangle.

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UNC Lineberger Research Provides New Insights Into Deadly Brain Cancer

New findings by researchers at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center suggest that the most common form of malignant brain cancer in adults, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is probably not a single disease but a set of diseases, each with a distinct underlying molecular disease process.

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UNC Lineberger Research Provides New Insights Into Deadly Brain Cancer

New findings by researchers at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center suggest that the most common form of malignant brain cancer in adults, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is probably not a single disease but a set of diseases, each with a distinct underlying molecular disease process.

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Alumni association honors cancer center director

Dr. H. Shelton “Shelley” Earp III, the director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at UNC-Chapel Hill was honored Friday (Jan. 8) with the General Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award.

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Alumni association honors cancer center director

Dr. H. Shelton “Shelley” Earp III, the director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at UNC-Chapel Hill was honored Friday (Jan. 8) with the General Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award.

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Family House Diaries: Taking One Day at a Time Post-Bone Marrow Transplant

Nineteen-year-old Lilly Parillo of Asheville, N.C. had a cancer-curing bone marrow transplant at UNC Hospitals. Then, for medical reasons, she was required to stay in Chapel Hill for the next 100 days. SECU Family House gave her a home away from home for that three-month period.

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Family House Diaries: Taking One Day at a Time Post-Bone Marrow Transplant

Nineteen-year-old Lilly Parillo of Asheville, N.C. had a cancer-curing bone marrow transplant at UNC Hospitals. Then, for medical reasons, she was required to stay in Chapel Hill for the next 100 days. SECU Family House gave her a home away from home for that three-month period.

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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.

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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.

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