Earp, Valvano discuss V Foundation support, new cancer research

Dr. Shelley Earp, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center director, joined Nick Valvano, CEO of The V Foundation for Cancer Research, on ABC 11’s Heart of Carolina Perspectives show which aired on Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Numerous grants are awarded each year by The V Foundation - Dr. Earp described new research receiving support from The V Foundation that is looking at the “heart of what causes cancer and figuring out how to reverse it.” Led by Ian Davis, MD, and Jason Lieb, PhD, the project will test new compounds targeted toward sarcoma – an often deadly bone cancer.

ABC 11’s Heart of Carolina Perspectives show highlights community organizations that are making a difference.

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