Duke Cancer Institute Blog http://dukecancerinstitute.org/blog/rss.xml en Nightingale Elected NAI Fellow http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/nightingale-elected-nai-fellow <p>DCI member Kathryn R Nightingale, PhD, was recently elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:40:00 -0500 Pratt School of Engineering Staff 11343 NCCN Genetic Screening Guidelines Updated http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/nccn-genetic-screening-guidelines-updated <p>Updated genetic screening guidelines published by NCCN feature emerging evidence on personalized medicine.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:05:40 -0500 NCCN Press Release 11319 Fayanju Receives NIH Health Disparities Research Award http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/fayanju-receives-nih-health-disparities-research-award <p>Lola Fayanju, MD, and her team will develop a prediction model to identify women with mutable risk factors for compromised breast cancer care.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:38:42 -0500 Duke Surgery 11220 New Target Identified for Advanced Prostate Cancer http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/new-target-identified-advanced-prostate-cancer <p>Drug tested in lab studies halts cancer cells that are impervious to hormone therapy.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:27:56 -0500 Sarah Avery 11219 Glow-In-The-Dark Cells Show Mutations Driving Malignancy http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/new-technique-visually-depicts-how-cancer-cells-grow-and-spread-colon-tissue <p>DCI researchers have observed how stem cell mutations quietly arise and spread throughout a widening field of the colon until they eventually predominate and become a malignancy.     </p> Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:51:33 -0500 Sarah Avery 11215 Congrats To This Year's DCI Superstars! http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/congrats-years-dci-superstars <p>Three DCI employees — from Duke Cancer Center Durham, Duke Cancer Center North Durham, and Duke Cancer Center Raleigh — were recently honored with DCI Superstar awards.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:41:11 -0500 DCI Communications 11214 Congrats To This Year's DCI Superstars! http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/congrats-years-dci-superstars <p>Three DCI employees — from Duke Cancer Center Durham, Duke Cancer Center North Durham, and Duke Cancer Center Raleigh — were recently honored with DCI Superstar awards.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:41:11 -0500 DCI Communications 11217 Duke Raleigh Patient & Staff Holiday Party http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/duke-raleigh-patient-staff-holiday-party <p>Duke Raleigh Hospital/Duke Cancer Center Raleigh and Duke Cancer Institute <span>invite cancer patients seen in their clinics to patient &amp; staff holiday party.</span></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2019 10:37:18 -0500 Julie Poucher Harbin 11187 Duke AHEAD & IPEC CFA (12.11 & 12.20.20) http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/duke-ahead-ipec-cfa-1211-122020 <p>Duke AHEAD and IPEC offer project funding for Duke faculty and affiliated health professionals engaged in education program development for students.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:20:09 -0500 11186 NCI Transition CDA to Promote Diversity (2.12.20; 6.12.20; 10.12.20) http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/nci-transition-cda-promote-diversity-21220-61220-101220 <p>K22 Clinical Trial Required</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:05:28 -0500 National Cancer Institute 11185