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Strategies identified to reverse obesity’s lingering, pro-cancer effects

Strategies identified to reverse obesity’s lingering, pro-cancer effects

In preliminary findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2018 in Chicago, researchers from the lab of UNC Lineberger's Stephen Hursting, PhD, reported on a number of studies examining possible ways to reverse obesity-linked biological changes.

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To starve pancreatic tumors, researchers seek to block ‘self-eating,’ other fuel sources

To starve pancreatic tumors, researchers seek to block ‘self-eating,’ other fuel sources

UNC Lineberger researchers led by Channing Der, PhD, are reporting preclinical findings for a potential two-treatment strategy to block multiple mechanisms of cancer cell metabolism in pancreatic cancer at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in Chicago. The findings will be presented from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday.

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Lisa Carey, international breast cancer expert, appointed to Susan G. Komen’s Scientific Advisory Board

Lisa Carey, international breast cancer expert, appointed to Susan G. Komen’s Scientific Advisory Board

As a member of Susan G. Komen's Scientific Advisory Board, UNC Lineberger's Lisa A. Carey, MD, will be responsible for helping guide Komen’s $956 million research program – second only to the U.S. government in funding of breast cancer research.

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Dayton inducted into American Institute for Medical Engineering College of Fellows

Dayton inducted into American Institute for Medical Engineering College of Fellows

UNC Lineberger's Paul A. Dayton, PhD, was recognized for his contributions to biomedical engineering in the areas of contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging and ultrasound-targeted therapeutics.

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