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Grateful patient gives back to support ovarian cancer research
Grateful for the care UNC Lineberger's Linda Van Le, MD, provided her, Cindy Carroll partnered with her friends and daughter Terri Yates to host Curated 4 Ovarian Cancer to raise funds for ovarian cancer research at UNC Lineberger. The evening featured a five-course dinner with wine pairing and a silent and live auction.
Study finds higher risk of breast cancer for women after childbirth
UNC Lineberger's Hazel Nichols, PhD, and collaborators from the Premenopausal Breast Cancer Collaborative Group identified elevated breast cancer risk after childbirth in women younger than 55.
Cancer survivors honored at Carolina Breast Cancer Study celebrations
The study’s leadership hosted events this fall in Concord, Greenville and Cary to recognize the contributions of the study’s participants and their caregivers as the study marked the 10th year of its third phase.
Study shows promise for fighting relapsed blood cancer with CAR-T immunotherapy, chemotherapy
At the 60th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting in San Diego on Monday, UNC Lineberger's Natalie Grover, MD, presented preliminary results from a clinical study of an investigational cellular immunotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma expressing the CD30 protein marker.
Wang and Serody awarded $2M grant to study personalized cancer vaccines
UNC Lineberger’s Andrew Wang, MD, and Jonathan Serody, MD, and colleagues will investigate approaches utilizing nanotechnology to develop cancer vaccines that are personalized and enable the immune system to attack the specific mutations that are driving a person’s cancer.