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Oncology nurse Delma Armstrong recognized for her patient care
Each month the Patient Resource Cancer Guide recognizes an oncology nurse who exhibits dedication and compassion for his/her patients and profession - Delma Armstrong, BSN, RN, OCN, is the featured oncology nurse for June 2011.
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National Cancer Institute-funded center to study proteins for better cancer diagnosis, treatment
Proteins made by cancer cells focus of effort
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V Foundation grant supports local cancer research
A grant from The V Foundation for Cancer Research is helping to fund skin cancer research at UNC Lineberger.
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USA Today looks at pancreatic cancer, Goldberg quoted
Richard Goldberg, MD, physician-in-chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, is quoted in the Health section of USA Today's website.
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UNC study shows potential for nanotechnology-based therapy for ovarian cancer
Chapel Hill - A UNC-led study has shown the potential for nanotechnology therapy for ovarian cancer. Scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Duke University Medical Center conducted a preclinical study using nanoparticle technology to deliver doses of chemo- and radiotherapy that specifically targeted metastasized ovarian cancer cells, eradicating the cancer and lessening the toxicities often associated with the treatment.
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St. Baldrick’s Foundation announces $330,000 grant to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. It takes life-saving research to Conquer Kids’ Cancer! The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, has awarded a $330,000 St. Baldrick’s Scholar award to Timothy Gershon, MD, PhD, and assistant professor of neurology at the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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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).
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UNC Lineberger hosts the North Carolina Lung Cancer Partnership Advocacy Summit on August 26-27
Close to 40 participants braved Hurricane Irene to learn how to be effective advocates for lung cancer.
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Free prostate cancer screenings offered at UNC Hospitals, Sept. 21-22
Men who are 40 years old or older, or who have a family history of prostate cancer, may make an appointment in advance by calling 919-966-1316. Walk-ins are also accepted.
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Causes of African-American breast cancer incidence study receives $19.3M: UNC partners to form largest US database
Chapel Hill - UNC scientist Robert Millikan will partner with Christine Ambrosone, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and Julie R. Palmer, of Boston University, in the most ambitious study to date of breast cancer among younger African-American women.
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