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Chen presents prostate study abstract at American Society of Clinical Oncology symposium
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Gene switches do more than flip “on” or “off”
Chapel Hill - Anyone who’s tried a weekend home improvement project knows that to do a job right, you’ve got to have the right tools. For cells, these “tools” are proteins encoded by genes.
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Study reveals new molecular target for melanoma treatment
Chapel Hill, NC – A laboratory study led by UNC medical oncologist Stergios Moschos, MD, demonstrates how a new targeted drug, Elesclomol, blocks oxidative phosphorylation, which appears to play essential role in melanoma that has not been well-understood.
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UNC Lineberger announces first Marci Kramish Campbell Dissertation Award recipient
Chapel Hill, NC – Carmina G. Valle, MPH, is the recipient of the first Marci Kramish Campbell Dissertation Award, a competitive $5,000 award to recognize excellence in dissertation research focused on cancer and the population sciences.
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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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Real Nurses - Stacey Anderegg
Stacey Anderegg is an Hematology/Oncology Infusion Nurse at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. In her life outside the hospital, Stacey is a vocalist with a 7 woman a cappella group called "Stella."
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Haithcock talks about esophageal cancer in recent interview
Benjamin E. Haithcock, MD, an assistant professor in UNC's Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and a member of UNC Lineberger, discussed esophageal cancer in an interview that was aired on the January 5, 2012 segment of the radio show "Make it Happen."
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Innocenti receives 2013 Leon I. Goldberg Award
Federico Innocenti, MD, PhD, received the 2013 Leon I. Goldberg Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Innocenti, associate director for oncology research in the UNC Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy and a member of UNC Lineberger, was recognized for his work in individualizing therapy for cancer patients.
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Weissler named vice-chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons
Mark C. Weissler, MD, FACS, was elected vice-chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the organization’s 2012 Clinical Congress in Chicago on Sept 30.
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Molecular subtypes and genetic alterations may determine response to lung cancer therapy
Chapel Hill - Cancer therapies targeting specific molecular subtypes of the disease allow physicians to tailor treatment to a patient’s individual molecular profile. But scientists are finding that in many types of cancer the molecular subtypes are more varied than previously thought and contain further genetic alterations that can affect a patient’s response to therapy.
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