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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
Patient, doctor connect through rare cancer diagnosis
In March of 2011, when she was 14 years old, Lily Newton was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the bone and soft tissue called Ewing sarcoma. Cancer changed Newton’s life in more ways than she could have imagined.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / January
UNC Researchers Dramatically Reduce Racial Disparities in Early-Stage Lung Cancer Treatment
UNC School of Medicine’s Samuel Cykert, MD, in the department of medicine, led a five-year, multi-institutional trial aimed at reducing the disparity in treatment and outcomes for black lung cancer patients versus white lung cancer patients.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / February
UNC Lineberger awards $1.35 million for cancer research
UNC Lineberger awarded grants to 14 scientists and research teams in the fall grant awards cycle. Applications for the next round of funding will be due March 15.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / February
Lineberger Club features ovarian cancer survivor, advocate
Marie Wood shared the story of her motivation to launch the Triad chapter of She ROCKS Inc., a Wilmington-based nonprofit that has raised more than $600,000 for ovarian cancer research at UNC Lineberger.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / February
Researchers identify cluster of N.C. counties with higher colorectal cancer death rates
UNC Lineberger researchers uncovered county-level factors linked to higher colorectal cancer mortality rates in a cluster of counties in northeastern North Carolina. The study’s first author is Tzy-Mey Kuo, PhD, research associate at UNC Lineberger. Andrew Olshan, PhD, is the study’s senior author.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / February
Researchers review metastatic melanoma treatment
Researchers led by UNC Lineberger’s David Ollila, MD, FACS, reviewed the results for 80 adult metastatic melanoma patients treated with talimogene laherparepvec, or TVEC.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / February
Researchers discover potential attack strategy for aggressive breast cancer
UNC Lineberger researchers including Leslie Parise, PhD, and department of pharmacology doctoral student Alex Chung have designed a novel way to attack an aggressive breast cancer.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / February