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Parise and Leisner research into protein CIB1 profiled in Raleigh News and Observer
The Raleigh News and Observer interviewed Leslie Parise, PhD, professor and chair of the department of biochemistry, and Tina Leisner, PhD, a UNC research associate in biochemistry, about their research into the linkage between breast cancer and the protein CIB1.
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Amos discusses breast cancer in the black community on Black Issues Forum
Keith Amos, MD, FACS, was interviewed by UNC-TV’s Black Issues Forum on community education about breast cancer in the African American community on Sunday, Oct. 28.
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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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Amos quoted in ABC News feature
Keith Amos, MD, assistant professor of surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill, is quoted in an ABC News feature discussing a new study about partial breast removal surgery to treat cancer.
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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.
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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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Combination therapy for triple-negative breast cancer disappointing
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – A recent clinical trial testing a combination therapy for basal-like (also known as triple-negative) breast cancer demonstrates that a combination of two drugs with promising preclinical results is not as effective as researchers had hoped.
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Grant to fund use of kinase test in HER2-positive breast cancer
Chapel Hill, NC – Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded a grant of almost $900,000 to Lisa A. Carey, MD, and Gary Johnson, PhD, to research clinical applications for the first broad-based test for protein kinase activation and response to inhibitory drugs in HER2-positive breast cancer.
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.
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UNC radiation oncologists co-author Journal of Clinical Oncology editorial on breast cancer radiotherapy and coronary artery stenosis
Timothy Zagar, MD, assistant professor of radiation oncology, and Lawrence Marks, MD, professor and chair of radiation oncology, co-authored an editorial in the December 27, 2011 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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