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To improve melanoma treatment, researchers look to block deletion of ‘self-reactive’ immune cells

To improve melanoma treatment, researchers look to block deletion of ‘self-reactive’ immune cells

UNC Lineberger researchers led by Maureen Su, MD, report on a potential new way to fight melanoma by blocking one of the immune system’s checks and balances.

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Details of how cells 'release the brakes' on division revealed

Details of how cells 'release the brakes' on division revealed

In a new study led by UNC Lineberger member Michael J. Emanuele, PhD, researchers discovered details of one way that cells release their brakes to allow replication and division to proceed.

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Warnings of tobacco addiction considered believable

Warnings of tobacco addiction considered believable

In the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, UNC Lineberger researcher Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH, and Allison Lazard, PhD, compared how believable adults and adolescents found different warnings on addiction and tobacco.

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Smitherman and Alexander join pediatric hematology-oncology program

Smitherman and Alexander join pediatric hematology-oncology program

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is proud to announce that Andrew Smitherman, MD, MSc, and Thomas Alexander, MD, MPH, have been appointed to the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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