November 18, 2022
Tag: Gastrointestinal Oncology Clinical Program
September 26, 2022
UNC Lineberger pancreatic cancer researchers receive five-year, $4.6 million grants from National Cancer Institute
The NCI awarded $9.3 million in support of two five-year research projects from researchers in the UNC Lineberger Pancreatic Cancer Center of Excellence in partnership with other institutions.
July 10, 2022
UNC Lineberger earns National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence designation
The designation is in recognition of UNC Lineberger's multidisciplinary pancreatic cancer care program and its focus on providing the best possible outcomes and an improved quality of life for patients.
June 5, 2022
Sanoff offers perspective on a promising rectal cancer study in the New England Journal of Medicine
Hanna K. Sanoff, MD, MPH, is the author of a viewpoint that provides a perspective on the evolving treatment of rectal cancer in light of findings from a phase II clinical trial using the drug dostarlimab.
September 26, 2018
Breaking the link between obesity, gastrointestinal cancers
In an article in the journal Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology, UNC Lineberger’s Stephen Hursting, PhD, MPH, and his colleagues reviewed findings from research looking at the biological links between obesity and cancers of the colon, rectum, pancreas, liver, esophagus, gallbladder and stomach, as well as published studies on how diet, exercise, weight loss surgery, and other weight-related interventions may help reverse this connection.
July 29, 2015
Scientists identify gene vital for rebuilding intestine after cancer treatment
Protecting the gastrointestinal system during chemotherapy or radiation could allow patients to tolerate more aggressive treatments to attack tumors.