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UNC Lineberger faculty co-author review article on adjuvant chemotherapy in women 70 years of age and older
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Genetically-engineered preclinical models predict pharmacodynamic response
Preclinical testing a necessary step in drug development
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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.
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Diseases of aging map to a few ‘hotspots’ on the human genome
Chapel Hill, NC –Researchers have long known that individual diseases are associated with genes in specific locations of the genome.
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Carey named Division Chief of Hematology-Oncology and Physician-in-Chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital
Chapel Hill - Lisa A. Carey, MD, has been appointed Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
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Evans talks about DNA analysis on HuffPost Live
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, provided his perspective on a HuffPost Live broadcast that aired on September 24, 2012.
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UNC Lineberger scientists lead cancer genome analysis of breast cancer
Team identifies genetic causes and similarity to ovarian cancer
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Damania, Dittmer talk about new global oncology program
Blossom Damania, PhD, and Dirk Dittmer, PhD, both have lived all over the world, where they saw firsthand the global burden of cancer. Both are professors of microbiology and immunology in the UNC school of Medicine and members of UNC Lineberger.
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Chapel Hill, Carrboro turning pink to support UNC cancer patients and families
Chapel Hill, NC – More than 50 Chapel Hill and Carrboro businesses and community groups are turning the towns pink during the months of September and October to raise funds for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and its Comprehensive Cancer Support Program.
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Dr. Hy Muss Named a 2012 Brinker Award winner for scientific distinction
DALLAS -- An American clinician-scientist and an Israeli researcher whose work has led to more personalized treatments for breast cancer are being honored as this year’s winners of the prestigious Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Brinker Awards for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science and Clinical Research, the highest awards of merit given by the world’s leading breast cancer organization.
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