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Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) Blog provides updates, organizational announcements, the latest in funding opportunities and information on upcoming conferences and symposiums. This blog also highlights inspiring patient stories and the accomplishments and achievements of DCI faculty and staff. Subscribers are invited to submit story ideas and other news of interest. Email submissions and feedback to Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, Duke Cancer Institute.

Designer To Donate 20 Percent Of All Online Sales To Duke Cancer Institute

Established in 2001, Myrna Halpern Jewelry features six new collections each year. Throughout September, Myrna Halpern Jewelry will donate 20 percent of all online sales to Duke Cancer Institute. "I am a two-time cancer survivor and feel so blessed that in both cases my prognosis was good," said...

Campus Club Wants You

Duke Campus Club is inviting new members to join at its annual fall reception at Hill House (900 S. Duke Street, Durham) on Friday, Sept. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is a wonderful opportunity to meet with current and future members, as well as become acquainted with the many interest...

Current Issues For The Advanced Practice Provider

You are invited to "Current Issues for the Advanced Practice Provider," to be held on October 4, 2019.

Cellular Therapy To Host Yard Sale To Benefit Blood Cancer Patients

The Division of Cellular Therapy will host an indoor yard sale at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Organizers are accepting household donations (no clothes) during the evenings, 5 to 8 p.m., of Aug. 14, 15 and 16. Donations can be dropped off at the church...

Shake Your Teal Feathers To Host Second Annual Garage Sale

Team Shake Your Teal Feathers, whose members work at Duke Women’s Cancer Care Raleigh, is raising funds to support the 2019 Gail Parkins Memorial Ovarian Cancer 5K and Walk . To help with their fundraising, the team will host a Shake Your Teal Feathers Garage Sale on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 4101...

New NCCN Guidelines Released for Patients With Bladder Cancer

New "NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Bladder Cancer" explains the lengthy surveillance process that follows active treatment for the sixth most-common cancer in the United States PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA The treatment landscape for bladder cancer has changed dramatically over the past few years. Despite...

With Robust Molecular Tumor Registry "MrT," The Stars Align

With Robust Molecular Tumor Registry, The Stars Align: New MrT database allows the Molecular Tumor Board to analyze genomic testing results from the past five years and send “real-time” alerts to physicians when new treatment options becomes available for their patients.

New Funding Opportunities Widget Available

A new Funding Opportunities widget is now available in myRESEARCHhome , a portal for the Duke research community. Using funding data curated by ORS, this new tool recommends relevant internal and external funding opportunities based on your research profile. Opportunities can be sorted with filters...

Cancer Centers Invited To Participate In Hill Day (4.30.19)

The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) and American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual Hill Day will take place in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, April 30. Participation in Hill Day is critical to sharing that stable, predictable funds are needed to advance cancer research and...

Book Your Facebook Live Panel Discussion Now

Duke Cancer Institute’s Office of Communications is now hosting Facebook live panel discussions on a monthly basis. These discussions, known as #LunchAndLearn, a Recipe for Knowledge, usually take place at the Duke Cancer Center Patient Resource Room at noon on weekdays. Broadcasts are 15 minutes...

Campus Club To Tour Rubenstein Arts Center

Join Duke Campus Club on Tuedsay, Jan. 8, for a tour of Duke University’s Rubenstein Arts Center (2020 Campus Drive, Durham). The newly opened 70,000-square-foot center for the performing and visual arts helps enhance and sustain the creative arts culture at the university. The Ruby, as it is...

Rossitch Named Administrative Director For GI, Sarcoma And Melanoma

Eugene Rossitch III, MHA, has been named administrative director for Duke Cancer Institute’s Gastrointestinal (GI), Sarcoma and Melanoma disease groups. In his new role, Rossitch will provide overall administrative leadership for the groups. “We are pleased that Eugene has accepted the role of...

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