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Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors

Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors

In a study published in the journal NPJ Breast Cancer, Charles M. Perou, PhD, Melissa Troester, PhD, graduate student Heather D. Couture and colleagues reported they used a form of artificial intelligence to train a computer to identify certain features of breast cancer tumors from images.

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Researchers identify resistance mechanism to possible pancreatic cancer treatment

Researchers identify resistance mechanism to possible pancreatic cancer treatment

In the journal Cancer Cell, UNC Lineberger's Channing Der, PhD, and colleagues described how pancreatic cancer may develop resistance to ERK inhibitors in pancreatic cancer.

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Researchers awarded $5.5M to improve colorectal cancer screening in North Carolina

Researchers awarded $5.5M to improve colorectal cancer screening in North Carolina

UNC Lineberger's Daniel S. Reuland, MD, MPH, and others involved in the Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative, received a grant from the National Cancer Institute to boost screening for the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

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By solving a mystery of gene repair, scientists uncover an exception to biology’s rules

By solving a mystery of gene repair, scientists uncover an exception to biology’s rules

UNC Lineberger's Dale Ramsden, PhD, and his colleagues published a major study in the journal Science revealing surprising findings about the way major breaks in our DNA are repaired.

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