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Genomic research leads to new diagnostics, tools to fight cancer
Dr. Ian Davis is among the UNC Children's scientists and researchers employing cutting-edge genomic technologies to understand how cancers develop and how to better treat and prevent them.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
Hospital social media campaign reunites sick girl with lost charm
After learning that 7-year-old leukemia patient, Jolie, had lost her lucky talisman, UNC Children’s communications team made it a mission to find him.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 3
Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors
In a study published in the journal NPJ Breast Cancer, researchers led by Charles Perou, PhD, and Melissa Troester, PhD, reported they used a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning, or deep learning, to train a computer to identify certain features of breast cancer tumors from images.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Nov. 20
CAR-T immunotherapy for lymphoma studied at UNC Lineberger receives fast-track designation from FDA
Based on proof-of-concept results from clinical trials at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine, an investigational cellular immunotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma has received a Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Located in News / 2020 / March
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.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
Triangle Bladder Cancer Support Group Formed
A conference on understanding bladder cancer, hosted by UNC with the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), has led to the formation of a new support group for patients in the Triangle.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Sept. 23
AACR Names Perou 2009 Outstanding Investigator for Breast Cancer Research
Calling his work “one of the most important findings in breast cancer and health disparities in the last decade,” the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has named Charles M. Perou, PhD the 2009 Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
Funds Available in the UNC Lymphedema Program
Thanks to the generosity of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, eligible breast cancer patients who develop lymphedema may apply for funds awarded to the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation to provide them with compression garments and wraps critical to their therapeutic intervention.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
Community partners pledge to 'Turn the Town Pink' in October
Community partners have turned out in force to help UNC Lineberger "Turn the Town Pink" to benefit UNC’s Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP). More than 40 community partners have committed to turning the town pink – through store displays, special events and promotions.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Sept. 23
UNC Cancer Care TV commercials hit the air
We are excited to announce that new UNC Cancer Care TV commercials are ready to hit the air. Beginning Monday, Aug. 15, numerous networks and programs in the central North Carolina region will begin airing the new spots.
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / Aug. 10