Recent News

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.
Der receives NCI Outstanding Investigator Award
The National Cancer Institute’s Outstanding Investigator Award supports accomplished leaders in cancer research.
A cancer diagnosis changed their wedding plans, but strengthened their bond
A diagnosis with a rare type of blood cancer called acute promyelocytic leukemia just days before his wedding influenced Dustin Riedesel's perspective on marriage, and inspired him and his now-wife, Katie, to raise money to support cancer research.
Mailed HPV tests can help find women at-risk for cervical cancer, study finds
In the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, researchers led by UNC Lineberger's Jennifer S. Smith published the results of mailing at-home, HPV self-collection kits to 193 low-income women in North Carolina who were overdue for screening according to national guidelines.
Oncology Excellence Award winners demonstrate a commitment to others
The North Carolina Cancer Hospital's 2018 Oncology Excellence Awards highlight excellence in service to patients and colleagues.
Federal Cancer Panel reports HPV vaccination rates remain too low to achieve full potential for cancer prevention
The President’s Cancer Panel report raises concerns about the government’s Healthy People 2020 goal of 80 percent of age-eligible adolescents being vaccinated against HPV infection.