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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.

McCall, Duke BRPC Receive $3.4 Million From NCI To Join CHTN

Shannon J. McCall, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Director of the Duke BioRepository & Precision Pathology Center (BRPC) has received a grant of over $3.4 million from the National Cancer Institute. The award will support the Duke BRPC as the newest member of the NCI’s Cooperative...

Taking Steps To Get A Better Look

Having just sent a surgical specimen to pathology, gynecologic cancer surgeon Andrew Berchuck, MD, pauses to call pathologist Shannon McCall, MD, to get her assessment before proceeding further. As she goes into detail about the frozen section projected on her screen, he interrupts, “I’ll be right...