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New mechanism for cancer progression discovered by UNC and Harvard researchers
The protein Ras plays an important role in cellular growth control. Researchers have focused on the protein because mutations in its gene are found in more than 30 percent of all cancers, making it the most prevalent human oncogene.
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Research reveals new understanding of X chromosome inactivation
Chapel Hill, NC – In a paper published in the Nov. 21 issue of Cell, a team led by Mauro Calabrese, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina in the lab of Terry Magnuson, chair of the department of genetics and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, broadens the understanding of how cells regulate silencing of the X chromosome in a process known as X-inactivation.
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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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Support Week honors and serves patients and caregivers
The 2012 Comprehensive Cancer Support Program Support Week was a huge success. Hundreds of patients and caregivers learned about and participated in activities highlighting the many support services of the Comprehensive Support Program during CCSP Support Week 2012.
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2012 Oncology Excellence Award recipients announced
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and UNC Cancer Care honored four employees with 2012 Excellence Awards.
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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.
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Green joins UNC Lineberger External Affairs
Elizabeth D. Green has joined UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office of External Affairs in the role of major gifts officer. She will work with UNC Lineberger supporters, faculty and staff to enhance awareness of and private support for cancer prevention, research and treatment programs at UNC Lineberger and the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
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Patterson elected President of the Association of Professors of Cardiology
The chief of cardiology in the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and member of UNC Lineberger has been elected president of the Association of Professors of Cardiology.
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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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New resource for single fathers due to cancer
A new website for Single Fathers Due to Cancer has been launched as a way to help fathers more easily find resources and support.
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