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NCI names Mayer interim director of cancer survivorship

NCI names Mayer interim director of cancer survivorship

Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, will serve as interim director of cancer survivorship at the National Cancer Institute while maintaining her appointments and responsibilities at UNC, which includes overseeing a clinical practice working with breast cancer survivors.

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Annual Thanksgiving lunch brings together patients, families and staff

Annual Thanksgiving lunch brings together patients, families and staff

N.C. Cancer Hospital's 8th annual Thanksgiving Family Lunch offers a meal, community and a moment to reflect for 300 patients and caregivers.

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Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors

Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors

In a study published in the journal NPJ Breast Cancer, Charles M. Perou, PhD, Melissa Troester, PhD, graduate student Heather D. Couture and colleagues reported they used a form of artificial intelligence to train a computer to identify certain features of breast cancer tumors from images.

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Researchers identify resistance mechanism to possible pancreatic cancer treatment

Researchers identify resistance mechanism to possible pancreatic cancer treatment

In the journal Cancer Cell, UNC Lineberger's Channing Der, PhD, and colleagues described how pancreatic cancer may develop resistance to ERK inhibitors in pancreatic cancer.

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