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From the Ground up: The State of Cancer Care in Malawi

From the Ground up: The State of Cancer Care in Malawi

UNC Lineberger's Satish Gopal, MD, head of UNC’s cancer care efforts at UNC-Project Malawi, will welcome collaborators from across the region for the Malawi Cancer Care Symposium on Aug. 28 and 29.

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Study sheds light on why some breast cancers have limited response to immunotherapy

Study sheds light on why some breast cancers have limited response to immunotherapy

Jonathan Serody, MD, Benjamin Vincent, MD, and a team of UNC Lineberger investigators published findings in the Journal of Clinical Investigation that may explain why drugs designed to unleash the immune system against cancer were ineffective in treating a type of triple negative breast cancer. They determined “claudin-low” tumors were releasing a chemical signal to attract regulatory T-cells, which prevented the immune system from rejecting the cancer.

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51 UNC Lineberger physicians recognized as 'Best Doctors'

51 UNC Lineberger physicians recognized as 'Best Doctors'

Best Doctors in America® List is the product of a national survey of physicians, who are asked which physicians they would see if they needed treatment for specific medical issues.

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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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