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By sending tests in the mail, researchers boost colorectal cancer screening

By sending tests in the mail, researchers boost colorectal cancer screening

Researchers with UNC Lineberger’s Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative, in collaboration with the Mecklenburg County Health Department in Charlotte, examined the impact of targeted outreach to more than 2,100 people insured by Medicaid who were not up-to-date with colorectal cancer screening.

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Hyundai Hope On Wheels grant drives childhood cancer research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels grant drives childhood cancer research

UNC Lineberger will use the $100,000 grant to support pediatric cancer research, including clinical trials, with the goal of developing better treatments and improving survival rates.

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UNC Lineberger, King's College London scientists collaborate to accelerate cancer research

UNC Lineberger, King's College London scientists collaborate to accelerate cancer research

Across two days in June, scientists held sessions on breast cancer and immunotherapy research, with a focus on identifying cooperative initiatives and funding opportunities.

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Researchers clarify role of mutations in glioblastoma

Researchers clarify role of mutations in glioblastoma

In a preclinical study, researchers led by UNC Lineberger's Ryan Miller, MD, PhD, investigated whether the location of where the mutation occurred within the sequence of the PIK3CA gene affected the mutation’s ability to help drive cancerous growth. They also evaluated whether the location of the mutation would affect the cancer's response to certain treatments.

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