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UNC’s Coach Sylvia Hatchell Makes Gift for Kids with Cancer

June 25, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – More than 1,000 career games and 35 seasons of coaching makes UNC Women’s Basketball head coach Sylvia Hatchell one of the most experienced educators on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus “One of the things I’ve learned is that winning is better when you’ve had to overcome some challenges along the way. I … Read more

Gut bacteria could be key indicator of colon cancer risk

June 22, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The human body contains more bacteria than it does cells. These bacterial communities can have a positive effect on our health, by training our immune systems and helping to metabolize the foods we eat. But they can also set us up to develop digestive disorders, skin diseases, and obesity. Now a … Read more

N.C. Cancer Hospital Dietitian Aimee Shea Featured on Here’s to Your Health

June 22, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Aimee Shea, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, oncology dietitian for the N.C. Cancer Hospital, discussed nutrition and cancer on the June 18, 2010 broadcast of Here’s to Your Health. She talks about what an oncology dietitian does, tailored diets for patients, strategies to manage effects of treatment, and what makes a healthy … Read more

Yanping Zhang, PhD Receives Third Annual Battle Award

June 17, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Yanping Zhang, PhD, associate professor in the department of radiation oncology at the UNC School of Medicine, has been awarded the third annual Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award in recognition of his work. The award, established in 2007 by the Battle Foundation of Rocky Mount, NC, recognizes exceptional cancer … Read more

Recurrent Ovarian Cancer the Focus of a New Clinical Trial at UNC Lineberger

June 8, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – UNC Lineberger is one of only ten sites in the United States, and the only site in North Carolina, working on a new Phase II clinical trial testing whether a PARP inhibitor is effective in treating recurrent ovarian cancer. The UNC-led trial is being carried out in conjunction with Abbot Laboratories. … Read more