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Dare County Holds “Lunch & Learn” Sessions on Cancer
On June 20, Dr. Lisa Carey, medical director of the UNC Breast Center, gave a talk on “Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Breast Cancer But Were Afraid to Ask” in Dare County. This inaugural “Lunch & Learn” was held in the Cancer Resource Center of the Outer Banks Hospital with an at-capacity crowd of 40 people.
Located in News / 2011 News
Study recommends national standards for tobacco use treatment
National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers should lead the way
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North Carolina-based genetic resources fuel big scientific progress
Chapel Hill, NC – A series of 15 scientific papers published this week in the journals of the Genetics Society of America (Genetics and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics) put North Carolina at the epicenter of a scientific resource called the Collaborative Cross – a “library” of genetic diversity that scientists believe can help fast-track important discoveries about genetics and disease into new discoveries, tests, and treatments that impact human health.
Located in News / 2012 News
Caregiver Conversations: support for caregivers
Look at a typical directory of cancer support groups and you’ll find listings for cancer types, survivorship, and coping. But not too many lists include groups for caregivers.
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Dr. Lisa Carey authors editorial on neoadjuvant trials for breast cancer
Lisa Carey, MD, authored an editorial, titled “Neoadjuvant Trials of Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Targeting: How Many Drugs Do We Need?”
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Latest in treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma, Park comments at annual ASH meeting
As part of Patient Power® coverage of the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), UNC Lineberger member Steven Park, MD, talks about the latest in treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma.
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Study quantifies false positives for yearly mammograms
Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium also compares digital and film mammography
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N.C.'S 'BRIGHTEST GEM' - Research fund aims to make UNC go-to place for cancer
Editorials, Charlotte Observer, August 3, 2007
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Stem cells poised to self-destruct for the good of the embryo
Embryonic stem cells are primed to kill themselves if damage to their DNA makes them a threat to the developing embryo. UNC researchers reveal how they do it.
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Postdoctoral fellow receives DOD Visionary Fellowship Award
Idoia Garcia, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Timothy Gershon, MD, PhD, has been awarded a Department of Defense Visionary Postdoctoral Fellowship Award. The peer-reviewed award is intended to support exceptionally talented recent medical or other doctoral graduates in their pursuit of cutting-edge, innovative, high-risk/high-impact cancer research during their postdoctoral fellowship.
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