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Gillings names Ribisl chair of health behavior department

Gillings names Ribisl chair of health behavior department

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has appointed UNC Lineberger's Kurt Ribisl, PhD, as chair of its health behavior department.

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 Researchers find genetic precursors of leukemia in cancer patients

Researchers find genetic precursors of leukemia in cancer patients

A study led by UNC Lineberger's Catherine Coombs, MD, revealed new risk factors for “clonal hematopoiesis,” a medical phenomenon in which genetic mutations are found in the blood cells of patients who do not have an existing blood cancer.

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Researchers look to improve detection of skin cancer lacking pigment melanin

Researchers look to improve detection of skin cancer lacking pigment melanin

UNC Lineberger researchers led by Nancy Thomas, MD, PhD, have identified key features linked to amelanotic melanoma, a form of skin cancer that lacks the brown or black color that stems from the pigment melanin.

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Rosenstein elected head of national psychosocial oncology society

Rosenstein elected head of national psychosocial oncology society

UNC Lineberger's Donald Rosenstein, MD, director of the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program, was elected to lead the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.

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