November 10, 2022
Tag: kidney cancer
February 2, 2022
Filmmaker views men’s health through a new lens
Filmmaker Michael Washington was driven by his experiences as a kidney cancer patient and as a dad to create a documentary called "Save the Dad Bod."
September 2, 2021
News & Observer: A wake-up call: After NC filmmaker survives cancer, he urges men to ‘save the dad bod’
July 19, 2018
Discovery of kidney cancer driver could lead to new treatment strategy
In a study published in the journal Science, researchers led by UNC Lineberger's Qing Zhang, PhD, suggest that ZHX2 is a potential new therapeutic target for clear cell renal cell carcinoma, which is the most common type of kidney cancer.
December 19, 2014
UNC Lineberger hosts Kidney Cancer Association Patient and Survivor Conference
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted the Kidney Cancer Association Patient and Survivor Conference at the William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on Saturday, December 13, 2014. Attendees from New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina gathered to hear presentations on topics such as managing treatment, new therapies and navigating the health care system.
August 21, 2014
UNC researchers lead project to sequence rare kidney cancer
An international scientific collaboration led by researchers at UNC has revealed new insights into the unique genetic alterations that contribute to a rare form of kidney cancer.
June 9, 2014
UNC researchers pinpoint new role for enzyme in DNA repair, kidney cancer
The discovery, from the lab of Brian Strahl, PhD, offers insights for the creation of better, more targeted therapies for various forms of cancer.
March 12, 2012
UNC research center receives contract to fight kidney cancer
The Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a contract from SAIC-Frederick, Inc. to develop potential drug leads for treating renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer in adults.
February 1, 2012
Real-time fluorescent imaging guides kidney cancer surgery
First cases in Triangle done at UNC