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Details uncovered in development of immune cell implicated in cancer, autoimmune diseases

Details uncovered in development of immune cell implicated in cancer, autoimmune diseases

Scientists understand new details about the development of Th17, a type of immune cell that is believed to play a complex role in cancer, and is also implicated in autoimmune diseases.

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Sexual function concerns not always reflected in prostate cancer treatment choices

Sexual function concerns not always reflected in prostate cancer treatment choices

A study led by UNC Lineberger's Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH, found that preference for preserving sexual function was not strongly reflected in the treatment choices of men with low-risk prostate cancer.

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Timing could matter to how responsive cancer cells are to treatment, study suggests

Timing could matter to how responsive cancer cells are to treatment, study suggests

In a new study published in Cell Systems, UNC Lineberger's Jeremy Purvis, PhD, and colleagues report that the timing of when DNA damage occurs within these different checkpoints matters to a cell’s fate.

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Using new knowledge about cell division, researchers look to improve chemotherapy effects

Using new knowledge about cell division, researchers look to improve chemotherapy effects

A study led by UNC Lineberger member Michael J. Emanuele, PhD, was featured on the cover of The Journal of Biological Chemistry. The researchers uncovered new details about a protein called NUSAP1 during chromosome segregation, and offered a possible way to sensitize cancer cells to a particular type of chemotherapy.

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