UNC Lineberger in the News

WCTI: Cancer survivor & life-saving donor share Thanksgiving
The Daily Tar Heel: Help the Tar Heels turn it green
Press of Atlantic City: Toxins in the environment can make you older than your years
UNC Health Care: UNC Researchers Pinpoint Chemo Effect on Brain Cells, Potential Link to Autism
American College of Surgeons: North Carolina Surgeon Mark C. Weissler, MD, FACS, Elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents
Chapel Hill News: The Conversation - Reagan Greene Pruitt, Ned Sharpless, Rob Reece, Steven Goodridge, Greg Randolph, Gordon Cook and Robert L. Porreca
MedScape: Surveillance Misses One-third of Kidney Cancer Recurrence
Cancer Network: Current Guidelines Miss One-Third of RCC Recurrences
Oncology Practice: Renal cell carcinoma guidelines miss one-third of recurrences
The Daily Tar Heel: Area artists played at Local 506 to raise money for UNC Lineberger Cancer Center
MedicalResearch.com: Risk-Benefits of Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer Prevention
Rocky Mount Telegram: Talbott’s smiles, love of life help cancer battle
Genetic Engineering and Biology News: Tumor Microenvironment Plays Key Role in Nanoparticle Drug Success
Triangle Business Journal: UNC spinout raises $1.5M for leukemia treatment
Bloomberg: Deals For Genetic Data Raise Issues of Privacy, Sharing
UNC News: Medical, public health and writing professors honored by alumni association for service to UNC-Chapel Hill
MedicalResearch.com interviews UNC's Nichols on breast cancer prevention drug risk-benefit study
Daily Tar Heel: Technology helps health care in North Carolina transcend distance
FoxNews.com: Why do teens still smoke? On addiction, advertising, and the rise of e-cigarettes
Medical Xpress: Researchers pinpoint two genes that trigger severest form of ovarian cancer
Healio: Targeted fusion-guided biopsy improved detection of high-risk prostate cancers
Yuma News Now: NIH-funded study uncovers range of molecular alterations in head and neck cancers, new potential drug targets
NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook: Promise And Problems In Personalized Medicine
Cancer Network: New Biopsy Method Ups Detection of High-Risk Prostate Cancer
HealthlineNews: Scientists Use Electricity to Shoot Drugs Straight into Cancerous Tumors
FoxNews.com: New device could be solution for the most deadly form of cancer
DrBicuspid.com: Study produces 1st comprehensive genomic map of HNC
Xconomy: Cancer Drug Developer G1 Therapeutics Closes $33M Series B Round
Triangle Business Journal: UNC spinout gets $33M for cancer treatment
This Week in Virology 324: Viruses in the miR may appear more numerous
USA Today: Rocking doctors make noise about below-the-belt cancers
Oncology Nurse Advisor: Two genes that trigger most severe form of ovarian cancer are pinpointed
HealthDay.com: MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
Oncology Nurse Advisor: Effectiveness of nanoparticle drugs was hindered by tumor microenvironment in triple-negative breast cancer
HemOnc Today: Advocacy group announces awards
Durham Herald Sun: Study links HPV, genomic changes in head, neck cancers
The ASCO Post: Policy Issues in Molecularly Targeted Therapy: The Science, the Money, the Applications
Drug Discovery & Development magazine: Building Understanding of Hepatitis C Virus Replication
Patient Power: What is Geriatric Oncology?
OncLive: Promise of Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer
Durham Herald Sun: Study looks at needs of patients who smoke
HealthCanal.com: Few online e-cigarette vendors block sales to minors, UNC Lineberger study finds
Time: It’s Really Easy for Teens to Buy E-Cigs Online
WUNC: UNC Study: Minors Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online
Time Warner Cable News: NC Teenagers Easily Buy E-Cigs Online
Physicians News Digest: Easy For Teens To Get Electronic Cigarettes Online
Reuters: U.S. minors easily buy e-cigarettes online -UNC study
USA Today: Teens can easily buy e-cigarettes online, study says
ABC11 WTVD: Study Co-led By UNC Cancer Center Researcher Uncovers Links To HPV
The Herald-Sun: Teens able to get around e-cig sale rules
The Herald-Sun: Inflatable Colon Teaches About Cancer Risks
Oncology Times: 3 Questions on... A New Way to Classify Cancer
OncLive: Balancing Act: Calculating Adjuvant Treatment Risks in Older Women With Breast Cancer
UNC Health Care: Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, Goldstein argues
WFAE 90.7: Doctors Use Genetics To Find The Right Key To Unlock Cancer Treatment
KevinMD.com: Colorectal cancer screening in the elderly: Can we stop the train?
Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine: Giving Hope: Helping cancer patients realize benefits of exercise, educational therapy
News-Medical.net: New faculty members join UNC Lineberger to help launch immunotherapy clinical trials
The Herald-Sun: New UNC Lineberger faculty recruited to launch T-cell cancer therapy trials
Breast Cancer News: Combined Drug Strategy May Improve Survival Rates in Breast Cancer Patients With Brain Metastasis
Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure: ABC2 CEO Max Wallace to Speak at 39th Annual UNC Lineberger Scientific Symposium
Medical Xpress: Researchers find new approach to treat drug-resistant HER2-positive breast cancer
News-Medical.net: People with high-risk tumors containing BRAF or NRAS gene mutations have lower survival rates
New York Times: Milder Warning Opposed for Swedish Tobacco Item
Reuters: FDA panel votes against label change to Swedish Match snus
Bioscience Technology: Lower Survival Rates Connected With High-risk Melanoma With Mutations, Study Finds
Oncology Nurse Advisor: Survival rates are lower for patients with high-risk melanoma with mutations
Science magazine: A new privacy debate
The Herald-Sun: Study examines cancer drug discrepancies
OncLive: BET Bromodomain Inhibitors May Prevent Treatment Resistance in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
The Daily Tar Heel: Big impact predicted for Tar Heel 10 Miler
NBC News: 3 Drinks Give You Liver Cancer, But Coffee Protects
Herald Sun: Genecentric capitalizes on personalized medicine boom
Washington Times: UNC coach’s recovery from leukemia includes blueberry patch
WRAL: UNC coach's recovery from leukemia includes blueberry patch
Clinical Leader: Standard Clinical Assays Can Obscure The Diversity Of Breast Cancer Subtypes
Medical Xpress: Eligible for breast conserving therapy, many still choose mastectomy
HealthCanal: Eligible for Breast Conserving Therapy, Many Still Choose Mastectomy
Health Canal: UNC analysis shows advantage for picture-based cigarette pack warnings over text warnings
Bioscience Technology: Study Finds New Potential Melanoma Drug Target
Medical Xpress: Analysis shows advantage for picture-based cigarette pack warnings over text warnings
OncLive: Perou Discusses Genomic Characterization in Breast Cancer and Understanding Basal-Like Disease
WUNC 91.5: Study: Graphic Tobacco Warnings Are More Effective Than Text
Reuters: IBM's Watson to guide cancer therapies at 14 centers
The Washington Post: How IBM Watson will impact our fight against cancer
Forbes: IBM's Watson Enters Market For Analyzing Cancer Genetics
Business Insider: IBM's Watson computer can now do in a matter of minutes what it takes cancer doctors weeks to perform
Triangle Business Journal: IBM to team up with UNC, Duke hospitals to fight cancer with big data
PCORI: Do You Hear What I'm Saying?
Breast Cancer News: Breast Cancer Patients Opt for Mastectomy Instead of Breast-Conserving Therapy, According to Study
The ASCO Post: Poorer Melanoma-Specific Survival With Stage ≥ T2b Tumors With NRAS or BRAF Mutation
WRAL: Surgical breakthrough preserves fertility after cervical cancer
WRAL: UNC surgeon among few to perform cervical cancer procedure
The Charlotte Observer: Komen Charlotte hosts breast cancer researchers
UNCW Seahawk: UNCW student perseveres during third battle with cancer
Melanoma News Today: DNA Repair Mapped by UNC Researchers
Triad Business Journal: Standard Clinical Assays Can Obscure the Diversity of Breast Cancer Subtypes
News-Medical.net: New combination therapy holds promise for treating HER2-positive breast cancer
Reuters: Obama's BRAIN Initiative yields first study results
Triangle Business Journal: UNC, consortium unleash 'Wikipedia' of genetic variants