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UNC Head Basketball Coach Roy Williams and UNC Lineberger physician-scientist Kim Rathmell, MD, PhD, were featured speakers at the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network breakfast, held August 24th in Research Triangle Park.

UNC Lineberger, Duke Cancer Institute and Wake Forest University Comprehensive Cancer Center were honorary hosts of the event.

Dr. Rathmell’s keynote speech focused on her ACS-funded project aimed at stopping kidney cancer cells from growing and migrating.

Coach Williams was honored for his work with Coaches vs. Cancer and his Fast Break Against Cancer breakfast event, raising millions for cancer research.