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Using software, researchers predict tumor markers that could be immune targets

Using software, researchers predict tumor markers that could be immune targets

UNC Lineberger researchers led by Benjamin Vincent, MD, reported preliminary findings at the 59th American Society for Hematology Annual Meeting in Atlanta that are an early step in the overall plan to use the software’s predictions to develop immune-based therapies for leukemia.

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Biological factors don't completely explain racial disparities for ‘good prognosis’ breast cancer

Biological factors don't completely explain racial disparities for ‘good prognosis’ breast cancer

The biological features of patients’ tumors partially explained a racial disparity for women with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer, but UNC Lineberger researchers led by Katherine Reeder-Hayes, MD, MBA, MSc, said it didn’t explain it completely. The preliminary findings were reported at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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Forbes names Dees as a top breast cancer expert in the U.S.

Forbes names Dees as a top breast cancer expert in the U.S.

UNC Lineberger’s Claire Dees, MD, is one of the country’s top 27 breast oncologists, according to Forbes magazine.

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NCI grant to help more cancer patients become tobacco-free

NCI grant to help more cancer patients become tobacco-free

A grant from the National Cancer Institute will help expand tobacco cessation programs for cancer patients at the N.C. Cancer Hospital.

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