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Study quantifies false positives for yearly mammograms
Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium also compares digital and film mammography
Located in News / 2011 News
Cancer Conversations: a community monthly educational series for cancer patients and families
The UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program is sponsoring a monthly community educational series called “Cancer Conversations.” Featuring UNC physicians and others, the series is a time intended to help people learn from and talk with cancer experts. The sessions will be held the third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm: September 20, October 18, November 15 (no session in December).
Located in News / 2011 News
Six UNC faculty recognized by prestigious international scientific society
Six University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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
Jacobson receives award for his contributions to the field of fluorescence
Ken Jacobson, PhD, Kenan Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology in the UNC School of Medicine, received the Gregorio Weber Award for Excellence in Fluorescence Theory and Applications at the annual meeting of the Biophysical Society in Baltimore, Maryland.
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC researchers identify seventh and eighth bases of DNA
CHAPEL HILL – For decades, scientists have known that DNA consists of four basic units – adenine, guanine, thymine and cytosine. Those four bases have been taught in science textbooks and have formed the basis of the growing knowledge regarding how genes code for life. Yet in recent history, scientists have expanded that list from four to six.
Located in News / 2011 News
Powell Hammond selected as White House Fellow
Wizdom Powell Hammond, PhD, assistant professor of health behavior and health education at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been named to the 2011-2012 class of White House Fellows, the White House recently announced.
Located in News / 2011 News
Single fatherhood due to cancer, UNC faculty offer support
Cancer is a leading cause of widowed fatherhood in the United States. Faculty with UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Comprehensive Cancer Support Program authored a commentary titled “Single Fatherhood Due to Cancer” in the August issue of the journal Psycho-Oncology outlining challenges these fathers face and future directions to develop supportive interventions for them and their children.
Located in News / 2011 News
Donald Rosenstein serves as president of Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
Donald Rosenstein, MD, professor of psychiatry and medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and director of the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program, will serve a one-year term as president of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Dr. Rosenstein is a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in News / 2011 News
Sole Sisters participate in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® for the eleventh year running
For the 11th year running, the Sole Sisters Program took to the streets at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® in Raleigh, inspiring women and cancer survivors to get active and raising more than $12,000 for breast cancer research.
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