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Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Exhibit on display in the N.C. Cancer Hospital Lobby November 7-21, 2012
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is hosting the Lilly Oncology on Canvas Exhibition in the lobby of the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
Located in News / 2012 News
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
Science, surgery, and start-ups - in depth with Dr. Nancy DeMore
UNC surgeon-scientist Dr. Nancy DeMore says, “As a physician, I’m acutely aware of how much more we need to learn about breast cancer and how urgently we need better therapies. It really gives me hope to be in the lab and to know that I’m working towards something that may make things better for patients.”
Located in News / 2012 News
Komen's 31 Days of Impact features Carey
Dr. Lisa Carey was featured by the Susan G. Komen Foundation as part of its 31 Days of Impact series that profiled men and women who are inspirational in the fight against breast cancer.
Located in News / 2012 News
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.
Located in News / 2012 News
Testicular cancer treatment, one patient's story
UNC Lineberger patient David Alston talks about the treatment he is undergoing for testicular cancer.
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC Lineberger scientists lead cancer genome analysis of breast cancer
Team identifies genetic causes and similarity to ovarian cancer
Located in News / 2012 News
Technology tackles dieting and exercise, Tate comments
Deborah Tate, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education and the Department of Nutrition at UNC-Chapel Hill, is quoted in the article "Latest gadgets give diets, workouts a high-tech boost" published in today's issue of The News & Observer.
Located in News / 2012 News
Cell death mystery yields new suspect for cancer drug development
Chapel Hill, NC – A mysterious form of cell death, coded in proteins and enzymes, led to a discovery by UNC researchers uncovering a prime suspect for new cancer drug development.
Located in News / 2012 News
Jennifer Bowman named Hometown Hero for June 11
WCHL named Jennifer Bowman a Hometown Hero for June 11, 2012. Each weekday the station selects a Hometown Hero who goes “over and above the call of duty,” exemplifying excellent service and dedication to others in the community.
Located in News / 2012 News