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UNC Lineberger geriatric oncology program leaders co-author Journal of Clinical Oncology editorial about older women and breast cancer
UNC Lineberger Geriatric Oncology program leaders Hy Muss, MD, and Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, co-authored an editorial in the December 10, 2011 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Muss is professor of medicine. Busby-Whitehead is professor of medicine, and director of the UNC School of Medicine’s Center for Aging and Health and Division of Geriatric Medicine.
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Source Code: Discovering the links between epigenetic tags
UNC researchers discover the first link between epigenetic tags—the chemicals that orchestrate how our genes are expressed and our health maintained or derailed.
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Drug helps purge hidden HIV virus, study shows
CHAPEL HILL -- A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have successfully flushed latent HIV infection from hiding, with a drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma.
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Stitzenberg appointed to term on NC advisory committee
Karyn Stitzenberg, MD, MPH, has been appointed to a four-year term on the North Carolina Advisory Committee on Cancer Coordination and Control.
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UNC physician elected to board of directors for American Society for Radiation Oncology
Lawrence B. Marks, MD, has been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
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UNC and partners to study policies to restrict tobacco marketing at point of sale: multi-institutional $6.7 million research grant awarded
The way tobacco products are marketed and sold changed with the June 2009 passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. For example, this law mandates larger and stronger warning labels on packs and advertising and prohibits the sale of “light” and clove cigarettes. The FDA Act also now allows states and local communities to regulate the time, place, and manner of tobacco advertising. Thus, states could restrict tobacco promotions or restrict the location of tobacco advertising.
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Cancer Rumors: What Are They and How They May Help People Cope, Make Sense of Diagnosis
What are cancer rumors and why do people share them?
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Ethan Basch joins UNC Lineberger to lead cancer outcomes research program
Chapel Hill, NC – Ethan Basch, MD, has joined the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Basch will be an associate professor of medicine and director of the cancer outcomes research program.
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Carey highlighted in Society for Translational Oncology's journal
Dr. Carey talks about the importance of cancer research and her new role as Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology and Physician-in-Chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
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Der receives grant funding for pancreatic cancer research
Channing Der, PhD, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Pharmacology, received a two-year $200,000 American Association for Cancer Research Innovative grant from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. His grant will fund research on the mechanism of ERK inhibition resistance and ERK-dependent pancreatic cancer.
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