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Superior Court Judge Carl Fox to speak at UNC Cancer Survivors Day on June 10
The annual day celebrating cancer survivors and their caregivers will include interactive educational talks and discussions and is free and open to the public.
UNC Lineberger marks Clinical Trials Day
Clinical Trials Day honors clinical research professionals by recognizing their contributions to public health and medical progress. UNC Lineberger faculty and staff celebrated the day by sharing photos on social media.
UNC Lineberger’s 41st Annual Scientific Symposium to focus on signal transduction in cancer
UNC Lineberger's 41st Annual Scientific Symposium will focus on "Developmental Signal Transduction Pathways in Cancer.” The symposium will be held May 22-23 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill.
Strategy significantly boosts colorectal screening
UNC Lineberger researchers led by Dan Reuland, MD, MPH, report in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine that providing one-on-one support and customized tools for decision-making increased screening rates for patients at two community health centers in North Carolina and New Mexico.
In ovarian cancer, researchers uncover new drivers of cell division
UNC Lineberger's Michael J. Emanuele, PhD, and colleagues have identified a key activator that can turn on FoxM1, a protein that drives expression of genes that help cells replicate and divide, a finding they published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology. They also discovered, paradoxically, that the activator for FoxM1 is also responsible for turning this protein off.