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Study links chemotherapy response to heritable factors
Findings guide future research on chemotherapy resistance
Located in News / 2011 News
Morning UV exposure may be less damaging to the skin
CHAPEL HILL – Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that the timing of exposure to UV rays – early in the morning or later in the afternoon – can influence the onset of skin cancer.
Located in News / 2011 News
Growing without cell division
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - An international team of scientists, including biologists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, may have pinpointed for the first time the mechanism responsible for cell polyploidy, a state in which cells contain more than 2 paired sets of chromosomes.
Located in News / 2011 News
Sharpless quoted in The New York Times
Located in News / 2011 News
2011 Oncology Nursing Excellence and Clinical Excellence Award winners announced
Chapel Hill - The Oncology Nursing Excellence and Clinical Services Excellence Awards recognize four employees who exemplify the very best in cancer care at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and UNC Cancer Care.
Located in News / 2011 News
New prescription drug regulations, Shea discusses in The Herald-Sun
Located in News / 2011 News
University of North Carolina and SAS fight cancer together
UNC Lineberger and SAS developing technology that tracks patient characteristics, treatment and outcomes
Located in News / 2011 News
No evidence for potential competition between human papillomavirus types in men
Chapel Hill - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently recommended that teenage boys be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus.
Located in News / 2011 News
Biomedical Research Imaging Center to be fourth U.S. site for MRPET scanner
Chapel Hill, NC – UNC’s Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC) will be the fourth site in the United States to obtain a leading-edge imaging system called an MRPET scanner (also known as a PET-MRI). The machine will first be installed in current BRIC building but will be moved to the new building going up adjacent to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and BRIC director Weili Lin, PhD, is already strategizing with top experts in the field to put this innovative technology to good use.
Located in News / 2011 News
Scarring a necessary evil to prevent further damage after heart attack
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – After a heart attack, the portions of the heart damaged by a lack of oxygen become scar tissue. Researchers have long sought ways to avoid this scarring, which can harden the walls of the heart, lessen its ability to pump blood throughout the body and eventually lead to heart failure. But new research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine shows that interrupting this process can weaken heart function even further.
Located in News / 2011 News