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Adolescents not susceptible to cigarette smoking are using e-cigarettes

Adolescents not susceptible to cigarette smoking are using e-cigarettes

In a study led by UNC Lineberger's Adam Goldstein, MD, researchers found that efforts are needed to help youth remain nicotine free – especially those adolescents who aren’t otherwise susceptible to smoking cigarettes.

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UNC Lineberger to use Colon Cancer Coalition grant to promote screening in Eastern North Carolina

UNC Lineberger to use Colon Cancer Coalition grant to promote screening in Eastern North Carolina

UNC Lineberger’s Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative is working in partnership with the Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center in Ahoskie, North Carolina, to improve the colorectal cancer screening rates in a part of the state that has been significantly challenged by this disease.

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Yeh and Strahl named Smithies Investigators

Yeh and Strahl named Smithies Investigators

The UNC School of Medicine selected professors from the departments of surgery, and biochemistry and biophysics for the annual award in honor of Oliver Smithies, UNC’s first Nobel Prize winner.

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UNC Lineberger awards $1.1M in developmental research grants

UNC Lineberger awards $1.1M in developmental research grants

Eleven projects -- four basic science, four clinical/translational science and three population science -- were selected from a pool of 60 applicants from a broad range of disciplines.

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