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Dr. Nancy DeMore and UNC colleagues present triple-negative breast cancer finding at national meeting
Nancy DeMore, MD, and colleagues presented an abstract at the recent Society of Surgical Oncology 65th annual cancer symposium held in Orlando, Florida in March. Dr. DeMore is an associate professor of surgery and a member of UNC Lineberger.
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Drug helps purge hidden HIV virus, study shows
CHAPEL HILL -- A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have successfully flushed latent HIV infection from hiding, with a drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma.
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ENCODE scientists show how DNA blueprint functions
UNC scientists were co-principal investigators and collaborators for projects described in the September 6, 2012 special issue of the journal Nature describing the ENCODE (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements) Project.
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Ethan Basch joins UNC Lineberger to lead cancer outcomes research program
Chapel Hill, NC – Ethan Basch, MD, has joined the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Basch will be an associate professor of medicine and director of the cancer outcomes research program.
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Evans discusses company's request for FDA approval of personalized DNA test
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in an article on NPR's website discussing a recent request by a genetic test maker for the Food and Drug Administration to approve its personalized DNA test.
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Evans quoted in The News & Observer, Scientific American Blog
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in recent articles in The News & Observer and the Scientific American blog.
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Evans talks about DNA analysis on HuffPost Live
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, provided his perspective on a HuffPost Live broadcast that aired on September 24, 2012.
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Exercise, even mild physical activity, may reduce breast cancer risk
A new analysis done by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers has found that physical activity - either mild or intense and before or after menopause - may reduce breast cancer risk, but substantial weight gain may negate these benefits.
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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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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.
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