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MBCN to hold annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference with UNC Lineberger in September
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN) is pleased to announce it will hold its 8th Annual National Conference September 19-21, 2014 in conjunction with the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Breast cancer prevention drug benefit varies among at-risk women, study finds
After weighing the risk of serious side effects with the benefits of a breast cancer prevention drug, a study led by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher found that the drug’s benefits outweighed risks for most, but not all women.
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Stephen Hursting
Stephen Hursting, PhD, MPH, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the UNC Chapel-Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine. Hursting is interested in diet-gene interactions relevant to cancer prevention, particularly the molecular and hormonal mechanisms underlying energy balance-cancer associations.
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Gaorav Gupta
Gaorav Gupta, MD, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Assistant Professor in the Division of Radiation Oncology at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
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Nichols awarded $200,000 Avon grant to study pregnancy-associated breast cancer
The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season concluded with the Charlotte Walk on October 26, raising $1.4 million to accelerate breast cancer research and improve access to screening, diagnosis, treatment and education. Hazel Nichols, PhD, assistant professor epidemiology at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health is leading one of five teams in the Carolinas awarded a grant of $200,000 to support a study that will analyze data from 18 ongoing studies on pregnancy-associated breast cancer.
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Otto Zhou
PhD, Physics and Astronomy, UNC-Chapel Hill, Clinical Research, Breast Cancer
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Katie Reeder-Hayes
MD, Assistant Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill, Breast Cancer, UNC Breast Center
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Susan G. Komen for the Cure North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate awards $50,000 grant to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
The Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast (NCTC) has awarded a $50,000 grant to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Support Program to fund a project aimed at improving access to comprehensive lymphedema care for breast cancer patients in central North Carolina.
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Dr. Lisa Carey authors editorial on neoadjuvant trials for breast cancer
Lisa Carey, MD, authored an editorial, titled “Neoadjuvant Trials of Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Targeting: How Many Drugs Do We Need?”
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UNC researchers find new genetic target for a different kind of cancer drug
Upstream of the proteins that cancer cells use to proliferate sits RBM4, a gene-splicing protein that UNC researcher Zefeng Wang, PhD, discovered is drastically reduced in human lung and breast cancer cells.
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