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    21-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 694783

Bladder Cancer Model Could Pave the Way for Better Drug Efficacy Studies

University of North Carolina Health Care System

In the journal Cancer Research, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers report they have developed a model of luminal bladder cancer, one of the two subtypes of advanced bladder cancer. The researchers said this model may help them to determine which patients may respond to checkpoint inhibitors.

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17-May-2018 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694830

Biotin Supplements Caused Misleading Test Results, Almost Led to an Unnecessary Procedure

University of North Carolina Health Care System

A new case report led by Maya Styner, MD, of the UNC School of Medicine describes how a patient's use of a common over-the-counter biotin supplement caused clinically misleading test results and almost resulted in an unnecessary, invasive medical procedure.

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18-May-2018 2:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694769

Researchers Discover How Body Temperature Wrecks Potential Dengue, Zika Vaccine

University of North Carolina Health Care System

UNC School of Medicine researchers have delineated the details of one major barrier to a promising vaccine. It’s something we all have – a natural body temperature of about 98.6 degrees.

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    7-May-2018 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 694031

Could Reading Our Circadian Clocks According to DNA Repair Optimize Chemotherapy?

University of North Carolina Health Care System

For the first time, UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar analyzed whole-genome DNA repair in an animal over 24 hours to find which genes were repaired, where exactly, and when, laying the groundwork for a more precise use of anti-cancer drugs.

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    7-May-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 694033

For Mothers with Advanced Cancer, Parenting Concerns Affect Emotional Well-Being

University of North Carolina Health Care System

A new study from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center shows that parenting concerns have a significant impact on the mental and emotional health of women with advanced cancer. In particular, they found that a mother’s emotional well-being was significantly linked with whether she had communicated with her children about her illness, and her concerns about how her illness will financially impact her children.

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3-May-2018 4:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693880

Medical Aid-in-Dying Laws Are Increasing, but Substantial Barriers to Access Remain

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Medical aid-in-dying is now legal in eight U.S. jurisdictions, but patients still face substantial barriers to access, according to a new analysis by Dr. Mara Buchbinder of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

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Article ID: 693422

Researchers Identify 44 Genomic Variants Associated with Depression

University of North Carolina Health Care System

A new meta-analysis of more than 135,000 people with major depression and more than 344,000 controls has identified 44 genomic variants, or loci, that have a statistically significant association with depression.

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Phenotyping May Lead to More Tailored Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Research led by UNC School of Medicine student Wesley Stepp, PhD, shows how more detailed genetic testing of head and neck tumors could lead to more personalized treatments for patients.

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26-Apr-2018 9:35 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693314

Scientists Create Better Laboratory Tools to Study Cancer’s Spread

University of North Carolina Health Care System

In the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and colleagues report they have developed tissue-engineered models for cancer metastases that reflect the microenvironment around tumors that promotes their growth. They believe their models, which were developed to study colorectal cancer that had spread to the liver and lung, will help scientists studying why cancers tend to spread to certain organs rather than others.

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23-Apr-2018 4:25 PM EDT
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Cigarillo Packaging Can Influence Product Perception, Study Finds

University of North Carolina Health Care System

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers surveyed 2,664 young adults who were current users, never users, or past users of little cigars and cigarillos, finding cigarillo packs with colors and containing a flavor descriptor were rated more positively for taste and smell, and warnings didn’t fully mitigate the draw of the packaging.

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23-Apr-2018 2:00 PM EDT
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