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Timothy Lai - A single father gives back
The past year has been a very difficult one for Timothy Lai, a New York City public school teacher. His wife Esther, who fought terminal breast cancer for eight years, passed away exactly a week before Christmas. While deeply mourning his wife, Timothy struggled with how to cope with the loss himself and help his teenage Leif endure this trying life experience.
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Transcription factors regulating blood oxygen linked to melanoma metastases
Transcription factors regulating blood oxygen linked to melanoma metastases
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UNC Lineberger announces Marci Kramish Campbell Dissertation Award recipients
Shellie Ellis, MA, and Shelley Golden, PhD, of the Gillings School of Global Public Health are the 2013 recipients of the 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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UNC Lineberger members awarded grants from N.C. Biotechnology Center
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded more than $460,000 in grants to support research and infrastructure needs of members of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researching cancer and cell biology.
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UNC Lineberger members present at 2013 ASCO Annual Meeting
More than 15 members and associates of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center presented their work to the attendees at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago.
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UNC partners with NIH to explore genomic testing for newborns
As the clinical use of genomic testing expands, the practical and ethical considerations of using the technology to screen newborns for genetic conditions will be the focus of a new study undertaken at the University of North Carolina.
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UNC-Malawi cancer pathology laboratory is a model for Sub-Saharan Africa
Since 2011, the University of North Carolina has partnered with the government of Malawi to establish a pathology laboratory in the nation’s capital, building on an existing decades-long collaboration. The laboratory has provided an invaluable service to patients and has also built capacity at a national teaching hospital, according to an analysis of the first 20 months of operation published August 7 online by PLOS ONE.
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Understanding multiple causes of racial disparities in breast cancer is essential
Racial disparities in the treatment and outcome of breast cancer patients arise from a combination of biological, social and financial causes. Understanding how these complex factors influence interactions between patients and the medical community is key to reducing the gaps in treatment and mortality between racial groups, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina.
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Wan - GATA-3 Is Important for the Regulation and Maintenance of the Immune System
The protein GATA-3 plays an important role in mammalian immune response, but its overall function in cell development and cancer formation is not well understood. In an effort to further define the importance of GATA-3, researchers at the University of North Carolina have traced how the protein performs important functions in CD8+T-cell type of the immune system.
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