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UNC Lineberger faculty, trainees advocate for federal support for research
American Association for Cancer Research, which is advocating for a $2 billion increase to the National Institutes of Health budget, expects more than 300 scientists, health professionals and patient advocates to be at this year’s Rally for Medical Research in Washington, D.C.
Hyundai Hope On Wheels aims to spur innovation in childhood cancer research
Barbara Savoldo, MD, PhD, will use the $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant to help fund her research of a new generation chimeric antigen receptor-based cell therapy for neuroblastoma.
Racial gaps persist in how breast cancer survivors function, feel during treatment and after
A UNC Lineberger study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment drew upon surveys that assessed health-related quality of life issues for women aged 20 to 74 years who lived in North Carolina and had breast cancer. The analysis was part of the third phase of the Carolina Breast Cancer Study.
Scientists discover interplay of yin-yang antagonists vital for cell division
Although mutated versions of the protein Cdh1 have not been found in cancers, the protein’s degradation at a key moment during the cell cycle may spur on cancerous cell division.
Breast cancer researchers receive $2.5 million in Susan G. Komen grants
Susan G. Komen has announced more than $2.5 million in grants for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers. The organization, which funded seven grants for nearly $2.97 million to researchers in North Carolina, has a goal of reducing breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50 percent across the next decade.