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Researchers discover how faulty genetic instructions drive a deadly blood cancer in adults

Researchers discover how faulty genetic instructions drive a deadly blood cancer in adults

A study by UNC Lineberger researcher G. Greg Wang, PhD, and colleagues uncovered the genetic mechanism behind how acute myeloid leukemia cells with a specific DNA mutation stay as undifferentiated cells, rather than maturing into healthy blood cells.

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Racial disparities identified in some quality-of-life-oriented care for breast cancer patients

Racial disparities identified in some quality-of-life-oriented care for breast cancer patients

A study led by UNC Lineberger researchers determined that black women with advanced breast cancer were less likely to receive supportive care medications, like antidepressants and sleep aids, than white patients. They also were less likely to enroll in hospice care, and more likely to get intensive treatment at the end of their lives.

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Dusetzina to present to President’s Cancer Panel on cancer drug pricing and access

Dusetzina to present to President’s Cancer Panel on cancer drug pricing and access

UNC Lineberger member Stacie Dusetzina, PhD, a researcher who investigates drug pricing and insurance policy issues, will present today to the President’s Cancer Panel, and advisory group to president.

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Researchers share study findings, expertise at national cancer meeting

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers were in Chicago June 3-7 for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.

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