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 Breast cancer places greater financial burden on black women

Breast cancer places greater financial burden on black women

UNC Lineberger's Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, and colleagues report in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that a survey of women who were diagnosed with breast cancer in North Carolina between 2008 and 2013 found that two years after a diagnosis, 58 percent of black women reported a negative financial impact of cancer, compared with 39 percent of white women.

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UNC Lineberger honors four with Pope Clinical Trainee Awards

UNC Lineberger honors four with Pope Clinical Trainee Awards

The 2018 Pope Clinical Trainee recipients were honored April 23 as part of a celebration for the John William Pope Foundation, which, in addition to endowing the Pope Clinical Trainee Awards through a gift made in 2014, made a new gift of $5 million to UNC Lineberger for the creation of the “Tomorrow’s Best Hope” Endowed Fellowship Fund.

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UNC researchers identify promising delivery method for immunotherapy combination

UNC researchers identify promising delivery method for immunotherapy combination

UNC Lineberger researchers led by Andrew Z. Wang, MD, have published findings in the journal Advanced Materials that could offer a promising new nanotechnology-based delivery method for an immunotherapy combination.

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Carolina receives $10 million commitment from the Pope Foundation

Carolina receives $10 million commitment from the Pope Foundation

The donation will provide support for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNC Horizons, the track and field program, and the Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program.

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