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Transplant survivors face chronic financial stressors
Following a blood stem cell transplant, survivors can face serious economic challenges that may negatively affect their quality of life.
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC Lineberger scientist receives grant for pancreatic cancer research
The Lustgarten Foundation, the nation’s largest foundation dedicated solely to funding pancreatic cancer research, has awarded Channing Der, PhD, a $1.165 million grant to identify promising drug combinations for potential future use in clinical trials.
Located in News / 2012 News
Chase Jones pitches Basebald for the Cure to teams across the country
When Chase Jones organized Basebald for the Cure, he hit a home run!
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC scientists publish results from breast cancer survivors wellness workshops
Scientists from UNC Lineberger have published a report describing an outreach program they developed for breast cancer survivors in four NC counties.
Located in News / 2012 News
Small DNA circles found outside the chromosomes in mammalian cells and tissues, including human cells
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have helped identify a new DNA entity in mammalian cells and provided evidence that their generation leaves behind deletions in different locations of the cells’ genetic program, or genome.
Located in News / 2012 News
DeSimone elected into National Academy of Sciences
Dr. Joseph DeSimone, PhD, Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been elected into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that a U.S. scientist or engineer can receive.
Located in News / 2012 News
New directory helps connect low-income women to cervical cancer services in North Carolina
A new online resource is available to help connect women and adolescents to life-saving cervical cancer-related services.
Located in News / 2012 News
Informatics approach helps doctors, patients make sense of genome data
Chapel Hill, NC – The cost of sequencing the entire human genome, or exome – the regions of the genome that are translated into proteins that affect cell behavior – has decreased significantly, to the point where the cost of looking at the majority of a patient’s genomic data may be less expensive than undertaking one or two targeted genetic tests.
Located in News / 2012 News
The V Foundation selects UNC team as 2012 translational grant recipients
The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research foundations, has awarded a $600,000 grant to a UNC Lineberger team.
Located in News / 2012 News
Exercise, even mild physical activity, may reduce breast cancer risk
A new analysis done by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers has found that physical activity - either mild or intense and before or after menopause - may reduce breast cancer risk, but substantial weight gain may negate these benefits.
Located in News / 2012 News