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Andrew Wang

August 30, 2011

UNC study shows potential for nanotechnology-based therapy for ovar...

Scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Duke University Medical Center conducted a preclinical study using nanoparticle technology to deliver doses of chemo- and radiotherapy that specifically targeted metastasized ovarian cancer cells.

Cancer, Innovation, Research, Studies, Technology

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UNC Chapel

July 28, 2011

Male circumcision lowers prevalence of penile precancerous lesions ...

A UNC-led international study shows that among Kenyan men, circumcision is associated with a lower prevalence of human papillomavirus-associated precancerous lesions of the penis.

Cancer, Publications, Research, Sexual Health, Studies

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Yi Zhang

July 21, 2011

UNC researchers identify seventh and eighth bases of DNA

For decades, scientists have known that DNA consists of four basic units -- adenine, guanine, thymine and cytosine. In recent history, scientists have expanded that list from four to six. Now researchers from the UNC School of Medicine have discovered the seventh and eighth bases of DNA.

Genetics, Innovation, Research

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Channing Der

July 13, 2011

Channing Der and Yue Xiong receive 2011 Battle Distinguished Cancer...

The Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award, established in 2007 by the Battle Foundation of Rocky Mount, recognizes exceptional cancer research at the UNC School of Medicine and comes with a $25,000 prize for each awardee.

Awards

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Patients in a hospital.

May 23, 2011

UNC study examines NC cancer patient emergency department visits

The UNC team used a statewide database to collect information on over 35,000 Emergency department (ED) visits. They learned that the top three problems that brought patients to the ED were related to pain, respiratory distress, and gastrointestinal issues (mostly nausea and vomiting).

Cancer, Oncology, Studies

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Johnny and Phyllis Deal.

March 17, 2011

Family House Diaries: Johnny and Phyllis Deal

An uncommon tumor and two co-existing conditions it triggered have given a 55-year-old Lenior, N.C., man a roller-coaster of a medical journey. He’s also gained a precious gift: more time with his grandson.

UNC Stories

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Federico Innocenti

March 7, 2011

Cancer pharmacology expert joins UNC personalized-medicine institute

Federico Innocenti, MD, PhD, has been appointed associate professor of pharmacy in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He will serve as associate director of the UNC Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy and a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Cancer

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Carey Anders

February 9, 2011

Carey Anders, Katherine Hoadley are first recipients of new brain t...

Dr. Anders was chosen for her work on the identification of the prognosis and treatment of breast cancer brain metastases. Dr. Hoadley is being recognized for her contributions to a UNC-led analysis of glioblastomas (fast-growing malignant brain tumors).

Awards, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Neurology, Oncology, Research

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Stephen Frye

September 14, 2010

National Cancer Institute awards two cancer drug discovery contract...

These contracts, called Task Orders, were awarded in support of the NCI’s Chemical Biology Consortium (CBC) program, and provide funding to one-year and 18-month milestones respectively.

Awards, Cancer, Innovation, Research

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