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UNC Lineberger faculty co-author review article on adjuvant chemotherapy in women 70 years of age and older
Located in News / 2012 News
North Carolina-based genetic resources fuel big scientific progress
Chapel Hill, NC – A series of 15 scientific papers published this week in the journals of the Genetics Society of America (Genetics and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics) put North Carolina at the epicenter of a scientific resource called the Collaborative Cross – a “library” of genetic diversity that scientists believe can help fast-track important discoveries about genetics and disease into new discoveries, tests, and treatments that impact human health.
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NCI Grant to Supplement Comparative Effectiveness Research Study of Prostate Cancer Treatment
Ronald Chen, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Radiation Oncology in the UNC School of Medicine and Bryce Reeve, PhD, associate professor of Health Policy and Management in the Gillings School of Global Public Health have been awarded a four-year, $1,124,226 grant by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This grant supplements a parent study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to monitor the recovery, mental well-being and quality of life of prostate cancer patients during the two years following treatment. Both researchers are members of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Stem cells poised to self-destruct for the good of the embryo
Embryonic stem cells are primed to kill themselves if damage to their DNA makes them a threat to the developing embryo. UNC researchers reveal how they do it.
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Kenan Institute appoints Joseph DeSimone as new director
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise has appointed Joseph M. DeSimone as its new director.
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Gopal receives Fogarty International Center Award from NIH
Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the division of hematology/oncology and infectious diseases at the UNC School of Medicine, has received a five-year International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health.
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New Genome Sciences Building provides new home for cancer genomics research
Located at the center of campus, the new Genome Sciences Building will help researchers unlock the underlying mechanisms of cancer, in addition to providing space for other groundbreaking research.
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New research study examines behavioral economics of colorectal cancer screening in underserved populations
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – A new study at UNC Chapel Hill will examine what complex and conjoined behavioral factors influence low income people to pursue colorectal cancer screening and what strategies could increase screening rates in disadvantaged communities.
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UNC study identifies pockets of high cervical cancer rates in North Carolina
A study of cervical cancer incidence and mortality in North Carolina has revealed areas where rates are unusually high.
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Marks talks about newest radiation treatment and what it offers
Lawrence Marks, MD, chair of UNC's department of radiation oncology and a UNC Lineberger member, is quoted in the article "TomoTherapy offers safer radiation" published in today's issue of The News & Observer.
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