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Associated Press - Coach Hatchell vows to coach again

UNC Women's Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell talked to the Associated Press about her fight to get back to her basketball program as quickly as possible.

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UNC Department of Urology participates in Movember Campaign

Movember is a national campaign where teams are inspired to raise money, and grow mustaches, to support men’s health.

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John Isner hosts 4th Annual Ebix Charity Challenge

On December 7, 2013, America’s No. 1 tennis player, John Isner, held his annual charity event, the Ebix Charity Challenge, contributing $75,000 to UNC Lineberger

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Screening decisions must balance potential benefits with potential patient harms

Screening to detect medical conditions has become standard practice for many diseases, but insufficient attention has been paid to the potential for harm, according to research by a team led by Russell Harris, MD, MPH, of the UNC School of Medicine, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member.

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End-of-year deadlines for gifts to receive tax benefits for 2013

We are deeply grateful to the thousands of donors who help make UNC Lineberger’s cancer fight possible by supporting innovative and lifesaving cancer research and care.

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Evans on 23andMe genetic testing controversy in The Cancer Letter

James Evans, MD, PhD, published his thoughts on the 23andMe genetic testing controversy in the Dec. 13 issue of The Cancer Letter.

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Muss honored with ACTO Richard L. Schilsky Award

Muss honored with ACTO Richard L. Schilsky Award

The award recognizes Hyman B. Muss, MD, for his years of service to the Richard L. Schilsky Cancer and Leukemia Group B cooperative group.

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Combined therapy reduces recurrence in women with small, HER2+ breast cancers

A new study shows combined therapy is linked to a lower chance of recurrence in women with small, HER2+ breast cancers.

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DeSimone named to National Academy of Inventors

DeSimone named to National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors Fellows were nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions to innovation.

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