August 31, 2020
Tag: colon cancer
July 20, 2020
Medical Daily: At-Home Tests Plus Mailed Reminders Encourage Colorectal Cancer Screening
July 20, 2020
UPI: Mailed at-home colon cancer tests may boost screening rates, study finds
April 6, 2020
Patient’s experiences with cancer lead to career change
Since her cancer diagnosis, Caterri Woodrum left an executive position in the arts and now focuses on health care and health coaching to help others.
November 14, 2019
Professional tennis player John Isner names NC Cancer Hospital reception area in his mom’s honor
The North Carolina Cancer Hospital, the clinical home of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has named the multidisciplinary clinic reception area in honor of Karen Isner, a two-time cancer survivor and the mother of professional tennis player John Isner.
March 19, 2019
Precision oncology insights revealed for colorectal cancer
Next-generation sequencing of tumor DNA from patients with colorectal cancer revealed genetic alterations that were linked to different survival and treatment outcomes in an analysis led by a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, could help define strategies to more effectively treat colorectal …
October 15, 2015
Study by UNC Lineberger scientist details role of tumor suppressor
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers are working to better understand the cell-to-cell signaling that can cause precancerous polyps in the colon when signaling goes awry. In a study published in the open-access journal eLife, they describe the role of a key tumor suppressor protein called APC in helping to keep cells in the colon crypts from growing out of control.
August 25, 2015
Long-term, low dose aspirin use linked with lower colorectal cancer risk
In the population-based, case study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers led by Danish scientists honed in on the patterns of use of aspirin and NSAIDs needed for protection from colorectal cancer.
June 26, 2015
UNC Lineberger discovery could lead to personalized colon cancer treatment approach
In a study published in Nature Medicine, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers report their findings of just how a certain tumor-suppressing protein helps prevent colon cancer. With this discovery, the researchers believe they’ve found a possible drug target for colon cancer patients who lack the tumor suppressor.
February 12, 2015
Tennis star Isner hosts fifth annual tennis exhibition benefiting UNC Lineberger
To give back to an institution that he credits with saving his mother’s life, America’s top-ranked men’s singles tennis player John Isner returned to his hometown of Greensboro on Saturday, February 7th for his annual tennis exhibition event.