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Viral Protein Mimic Keeps Immune System Quiet

Viral Protein Mimic Keeps Immune System Quiet

Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus produces a protein that blocks the cell's inflammatory response

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Roundworm Unlocks Pancreatic Cancer Pathway

C. elegans model shows how RAS oncogene switching determines a cell's fate

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Molecular Battle in Cancer Cells Offers Clues for Treatment

Molecular Battle in Cancer Cells Offers Clues for Treatment

Researchers investigating a genetic mutation in brain cancer and leukemia patients have discovered how one cancer metabolite battles another normal metabolite to contribute cancer development. Helping the “good guys” win that battle could yield new approaches for treatment.

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Oncology Winter Coat Drive Warming Hearts

Oncology Winter Coat Drive Warming Hearts

Heartfelt thanks to the staff of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, fellow UNC employees, our volunteers, patients, families, and friends. The Oncology Winter Coat Drive was a tremendous success - 107 winter coats were collected and distributed to our families and their caregivers throughout the month of January until February 11, 2011. Hats, scarves, gloves, and socks were added to each winter coat selection as needed. A very special Valentine’s Day thank you to all for sharing your hearts!

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Your Questions, Our Experts

Your Questions, Our Experts

An Interview With Oncology Clinical Pharmacist John Valgus, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

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UNC Hospitals Earns National Recognition for Nursing Excellence

UNC Hospitals Earns National Recognition for Nursing Excellence

UNC Hospitals is one of 378 facilities in the world, and among only 6 percent of all U.S. hospitals, that have earned Magnet designation.

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