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Cancer journey not the only marathon for survivor

November 29, 2019

One fall morning in 2016, Jeff Cobb, 54, was shaving, just as he did each day before heading to his job at First Citizens Bank in Raleigh. But something felt off. Cobb noticed a bump on his neck, but did not think it was anything. During a routine physical exam, he mentioned it. His primary … Continued

Researchers use genetic insights to develop model for HPV-linked head and neck cancer

November 5, 2019

A University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center-led research team has used genetic insights about head and neck cancers linked to HPV, or human papillomavirus, to improve laboratory tools for studying the disease. Leveraging their discovery that different subtypes of HPV-linked oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma exist based on the expression levels of two different … Continued