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University Cancer Research Fund updates, record poster session highlights of 2011 scientific retreat

University Cancer Research Fund updates, record poster session highlights of 2011 scientific retreat

The sixth annual UNC Lineberger scientific retreat drew a record number of posters – 68 – for the poster session and competition – and close to 150 people for the talks and reception.

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Common transplant drug inhibits breast cancer growth, UNC laboratory study shows

Common transplant drug inhibits breast cancer growth, UNC laboratory study shows

Chapel Hill - Tacrolimus, a drug that is commonly used to prevent organ transplantation rejection, inhibits breast cancer growth in pre-clinical studies. The finding from UNC scientists was reported in the May 26th Public Library of Science.

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Cancer battle changes view of donating blood

Cancer battle changes view of donating blood

Tom May used to donate blood, but not often. If he had it to do over, he’d give as much as possible. But he can’t.

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Dr. Carol Otey talks about pancreatic cancer on Here's to Your Health

Dr. Carol Otey talks about pancreatic cancer on Here's to Your Health

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Carol Otey, PhD talks about the hope & health that has resulted from recent pancreatic research & collaboration on the May 14, 2011 broadcast of Here's to Your Health.

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UNC study examines NC cancer patient emergency department visits

UNC study examines NC cancer patient emergency department visits

Chapel Hill - When cancer patients experience medical problems, they may visit emergency departments, but how often and for what reasons, there is little data.

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UNC breast cancer program recognized as national model

UNC breast cancer program recognized as national model

A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study has joined the ranks of an elite group of programs recognized for their contributions to reducing cancer.

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