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To starve pancreatic tumors, researchers seek to block ‘self-eating,’ other fuel sources

To starve pancreatic tumors, researchers seek to block ‘self-eating,’ other fuel sources

UNC Lineberger researchers led by Channing Der, PhD, are reporting preclinical findings for a potential two-treatment strategy to block multiple mechanisms of cancer cell metabolism in pancreatic cancer at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in Chicago. The findings will be presented from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday.

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Lisa Carey, international breast cancer expert, appointed to Susan G. Komen’s Scientific Advisory Board

Lisa Carey, international breast cancer expert, appointed to Susan G. Komen’s Scientific Advisory Board

As a member of Susan G. Komen's Scientific Advisory Board, UNC Lineberger's Lisa A. Carey, MD, will be responsible for helping guide Komen’s $956 million research program – second only to the U.S. government in funding of breast cancer research.

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Dayton inducted into American Institute for Medical Engineering College of Fellows

Dayton inducted into American Institute for Medical Engineering College of Fellows

UNC Lineberger's Paul A. Dayton, PhD, was recognized for his contributions to biomedical engineering in the areas of contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging and ultrasound-targeted therapeutics.

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Payments to doctors linked to prescription practices for two cancer types

Payments to doctors linked to prescription practices for two cancer types

Compared to physicians who didn’t receive any payments, those who received payments for meals and lodging from a drug manufacturer had higher odds of prescribing that company’s particular drug for certain cancer, reported Aaron Mitchell, MD, and colleagues in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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