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First Cancer Transitions Workshop a success
UNC Lineberger’s Carolina Well and the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) offered a workshop on “Cancer Transitions: Promoting Wellness & Group Process” for community outreach coordinators and their community partners as well for interested UNC nurses and staff.
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Ribisl to lead UNC Lineberger Cancer Prevention and Control Program
Kurt Ribisl, PhD, has been appointed to lead the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Protein complex affects cells’ ability to move, respond to external cues
Chapel Hill, NC – In a paper published today in the journal, Cell, a team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has explained for the first time how a long-studied protein complex affects cell migration and how external cues affect cell’s ability to migrate.
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UNC scientists describe protein that protects against colon cancer
Chapel Hill - A family of proteins is yielding new information about how it contributes to the development of gastrointestinal disease and cancer. A team of UNC scientists reports that in pre-clinical models, the absence of a protein called NLRP12 significantly increases susceptibility to colitis-associated colon cancer.
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Clinical trial of experimental drug targeting mutation in thyroid cancer shows clinical benefit
Chapel Hill - In a clinical trial of an experimental drug to treat thyroid cancer, UNC and six other institutions report the first evidence in this tumor that targeting therapy to an oncogene documented to be present in the patient receiving therapy may be associated with clinical benefit.
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HHMI Bulletin explores James Bear's research
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DNA replication protein also has a role in mitosis, cancer
The finding presents a possible explanation for why so many cancers possess not just genomic instability, but also more or less than the usual 46 DNA-containing chromosomes.
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Dr. Hy Muss Named a 2012 Brinker Award winner for scientific distinction
DALLAS -- An American clinician-scientist and an Israeli researcher whose work has led to more personalized treatments for breast cancer are being honored as this year’s winners of the prestigious Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Brinker Awards for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science and Clinical Research, the highest awards of merit given by the world’s leading breast cancer organization.
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Men share emotional support through written messages
The story "Men find emotional support on hospital bathroom's dry erase board" aired on February 23, 2012 on WRAL.
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Nancy Thomas, MD, PhD, appointed first Irene and Robert Alan Briggaman Distinguished Professor
Nancy E. Thomas, MD, PhD, was appointed the first Irene and Robert Alan Briggaman Distinguished Professor. The professorship is named in honor of Dr. Briggaman, who served as chair of the UNC Department of Dermatology from 1987-1999, and his wife, Irene.
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