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UNC Cancer Survivors Day brings community together for day of celebration, education

UNC Cancer Survivors Day brings community together for day of celebration, education

Cancer survivors, their care providers and UNC faculty and staff were at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on Saturday, June 10, in a show of community and support, and to share information on issues facing survivors.

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Researchers strive to improve cancer care for older patients

Researchers strive to improve cancer care for older patients

At the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago, UNC Lineberger researchers led by Hyman B. Muss, MD, presented preliminary findings from several studies focused on older adults with cancer.

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New models of kidney cancer may drive immunotherapy research

New models of kidney cancer may drive immunotherapy research

UNC Lineberger member William Y. Kim, MD, and his colleagues report in the journal Nature Communications they have created laboratory models of both papillary and clear cell renal cell carcinoma that faithfully mimic the genetic changes seen in tumors of patients with these cancers.

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Promising results found for treatment of melanoma in the brain

Promising results found for treatment of melanoma in the brain

At the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 2017 in Chicago, researchers presented promising data for two different investigational drug regimens used to treat melanoma that has spread to the brain, a common and deadly complication of this cancer.

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