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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.
Located in News / 2012 News
Genetic pattern predicts response, metastasis in melanoma
A gene known to be mutated in many different cancers, but thought to be relatively unimportant in melanoma, may be a key indicator of how the disease will respond to radiation therapy and whether it will spread.
Located in News / 2012 News
Gene inactivation drives spread of melanoma
Chapel Hill, NC – Why do some cancers spread rapidly to other organs and others don’t metastasize? A team of UNC researchers led by Norman Sharpless, MD, have identified a key genetic switch that determines whether melanoma, a lethal skin cancer, spreads by metastasis.
Located in News / 2012 News
P Rex-1 protein key to melanoma metastasis
UNC scientists contribute cell studies and protein expression analysis
Located in News / 2011 News
Multidisciplinary research urged for optimal melanoma surgery
UNC surgical oncologist co-authors Lancet editorial
Located in News / 2011 News
New Treatments for Melanoma
This free community Lunch and Learn Workshop will be presented by Dr. Frances Collichio, an associate professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology in the UNC School of Medicine and a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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New Treatments for Melanoma
This free community Lunch and Learn Workshop will be presented by Dr. Frances Collichio, an associate professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology in the UNC School of Medicine and a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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New Treatments for Melanoma
This free community Lunch and Learn Workshop will be presented by Dr. Frances Collichio, an associate professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology in the UNC School of Medicine and a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in Events
University Cancer Research Fund Grant Teams Lineberger Faculty with Renaissance Computing Institute to Battle Skin Cancer
CHAPEL HILL, NC - A new collaboration between melanoma researchers in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), and researchers from the departments of computer science, epidemiology, biostatistics, and statistics and operations research at UNC Chapel Hill aims to use image analysis techniques to aid doctors in the fight against melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.
Located in News / 2011 News