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Higher body fat linked to lower breast cancer risk in younger women

Higher body fat linked to lower breast cancer risk in younger women

An analysis co-led led by UNC Lineberger's Hazel B. Nichols, PhD, linked higher body mass index to lower breast cancer risk for younger women, even for women within a normal weight range.

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Former NFL linebacker encourages cancer survivors to find joy in each day

Former NFL linebacker encourages cancer survivors to find joy in each day

UNC Lineberger's Cancer Survivors Day was held at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill on June 9. The day’s events included presentations and activities for survivors on exercise, clinical trials, and support programs for patients’ caregivers as well as lunch, art activities and dancing.

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Parents ranked cancer prevention as No. 1 provider reason for HPV vaccination

Parents ranked cancer prevention as No. 1 provider reason for HPV vaccination

A survey led by UNC Lineberger's Melissa Gilkey and collaborators found that parents ranked cancer prevention as the most compelling reason health care providers can give for recommending the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

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Wedding bells ring at N.C. Cancer Hospital

Wedding bells ring at N.C. Cancer Hospital

The care team on 4Oncology at the North Carolina Cancer Hospital went all out when Bernard McBryde asked if he could marry his fiancé while he was still receiving care as an inpatient.

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