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UNC Medicine Newsletter | OCTOBER 2019

Anita’s Next Adventure: A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Inspiration

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We caught up with breast cancer survivor and world traveler Anita McAllister on her upcoming travel plans and passion for supporting other survivors.

From the bench to the bedside, Dr. Saira Sheikh is committed to researching more effective treatments for autoimmune disease and increasing the diversity of patients in clinical trials.

One in eight women who give birth will experience postpartum depression. Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody’s biggest passion is research and treatment for the disease during this critical time for women.

In the News

Reuters: U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses

WRAL: UNC doctor working on peanut allergy treatment to help kids like his son

Cancer Network: Symptom burden high among survivors years after diagnosis

News Medical: New drug delivery system could prove useful for those on multi-drug regimen

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