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Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents

Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents

Less than 50 percent of surveyed teens found it ‘very believable’ that cigars are not a safe alternative to cigarettes, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by a UNC Lineberger researcher.

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Symposium addresses an age-old question about older cancer patients

Symposium addresses an age-old question about older cancer patients

The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Geriatric Research Symposium, held Dec. 2, featured seven presentations and panel discussions focused on muscle mass, aging and patient function.

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UNC Lineberger researchers present findings at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

UNC Lineberger researchers present findings at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

UNC Lineberger breast cancer faculty members presented their research findings at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Dec. 6-10. The meeting drew more than 7,000 cancer caregivers and scientists from around the world, who attended talks and presentations on the latest developments in breast cancer care and research.

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For invasive breast cancer, researchers identify biomarkers of treatment response

For invasive breast cancer, researchers identify biomarkers of treatment response

UNC Lineberger researchers reported at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium they have identified biomarkers they believe can be used as part of a larger model to predict how patients with HER2-positive operative breast cancer will respond to the targeted treatment trastuzumab, commercially known as Herceptin, and chemotherapy.

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