In the journal npj Breast Cancer, researchers reported they identified a particular gene expression pattern in normal-appearing breast tissue around tumors that was linked to lower 10-year survival rates for women with estrogen receptor-positive...
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Promise of Nearly a Year of Life on Targeted Drug Not Reality for All Liver Cancer Patients, Study Finds
In the journal The Oncologist, researchers report that the median survival for a group of Medicare patients on the drug sorafenib was three months, which was significantly lower than the median survival of nearly 11 months for patients treated with...
12-May-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
UNC School of Medicine scientists create SEWING, a technique inspired by natural evolutionary mechanisms to recombine portions of known proteins to produce new structures with the distinctive features that proteins require to carry out specific...
10-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Rebecca S. Williams, a researcher with the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and a leading expert in the study of Internet tobacco sales, including e-cigarettes, applauds the FDA’s ruling.
5-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Targeting Melanoma, Lymphoma: Study Finds Investigational Compound Active Against Cancer Driven by Genetic Mutation
Compound found to be highly active against cancer driven by EZH2 mutation in laboratory models
29-Apr-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
An analysis by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher reports in JAMA Oncology that a month of treatment with orally-administered cancer drugs introduced in 2014 were, on average, six times more expensive at launch than cancer...
26-Apr-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, has called for a commitment to contribute resources and energy to control cancer in less-resourced countries n a perspective published in the April 28 issue of the New...
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A study by researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and other institutions found a link between higher intake of dietary saturated fat, a type of fat found commonly in foods such as fatty beef and...
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Second Healthcare Worker Tests Positive for Ebola; UNC Expert Discusses Risks and Precautions for Healthcare Workers
15-Oct-2014 9:50 AM EDT
20-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Experts Available to Discuss NEJM Editorial on Use of PARP Inhibitors in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
In the editorial, the UNC researchers explain the excitement about this new class of drugs and the importance of this trial. They also highlight the reasons that caution as well as enthusiasm is warranted.
3-Jan-2011 2:50 PM EST
Dr. Darren DeWalt, author of a JAMA editorial being released early online this week, is available for media interviews.
29-Nov-2010 11:45 AM EST
UNC expert available to discuss latest development in search for AIDS vaccine.
24-Sep-2009 12:40 PM EDT
UNC brain surgeon Anand Germanwala, M.D. and ENT surgeon Adam Zanation, M.D., collaborated to develop through-the-nose approach to repair a patient's ruptured brain aneurysm.
26-Aug-2009 9:00 AM EDT
Pneumonic plague expert available for interview at UNC-Chapel Hill.
5-Aug-2009 5:00 PM EDT
UNC School of Medicine experts offer story ideas for back to school, including: sleep apnea and tonsils, kids with restless leg syndrome and returning to normal sleep habits; an STD reality check for teens; how to return to school with prescription...
4-Aug-2009 8:30 PM EDT