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Carolina students create lasting bonds with pediatric patients

Carolina students create lasting bonds with pediatric patients

UNC-Chapel Hill students volunteer at the N.C. Cancer Hospital, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s clinical home, to offer friendship and support to pediatric hematology and oncology patients and their families.

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Classification for cancers revealed based on immune response

Classification for cancers revealed based on immune response

In the journal Immunity, researchers co-led by UNC Lineberger's Benjamin Vincent, MD, reported their results of the analysis of immune responses in approximately 10,000 tumor samples. They revealed a new method for categorizing cancers based on their findings about the characteristics of the immune “microenvironment,” which they discovered using different types of genomic analysis, including RNA-sequencing.

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Genomic analysis of thousands of tumors supports new cancer classification

Genomic analysis of thousands of tumors supports new cancer classification

A study by researchers from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Network, and led by UNC Lineberger's Katherine Hoadley, PhD, supports an additional classification for human tumors.

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UNC Lineberger researchers help map the cancer genome, generate key insights

UNC Lineberger researchers help map the cancer genome, generate key insights

UNC Lineberger researchers led two major projects to mark the finale of The Cancer Genome Atlas project, which was backed by the National Cancer Institute and National Human Genome Research Institute.

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