UNC Health Care

Category: Women’s Health

Mother holding her newborn baby after labor in a hospital.

November 1, 2017

What You Need to Know About the “Fourth Trimester” After Childbirth

You had the baby—way to go! Here’s some advice for dealing with the many changes to your body, emotions and daily life.

Babies, OB-GYN, Women's Health

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September 11, 2017

Aggressive breast cancers may contribute to racial survival dispari...

UNC Lineberger researchers led by Melissa Troester, PhD, published results of an analysis of approximately 1,000 invasive breast tumors. The study confirmed that young black women are more likely to have "triple negative," or "basal-like," breast cancer.

Breast Cancer, Cancer, News, Social Justice, Studies, Women's Health

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UNC Chapel

April 12, 2016

Older women, especially blacks, receive targeted breast cancer trea...

The advent of targeted drugs for a specific type of breast cancer – HER2 positive – has dramatically improved survival rates for women with the disease. But a study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center reveals low rates of use o

Breast Cancer, Social Justice, Treatment, Women's Health

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