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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.

August Newsmakers

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work was featured in the media and academic journals this month. This list includes Tian Zhang, MD; Arif Kamal, MD, MHS; Kim Slusser, MSN, BSN; Fumiko Chino, MD; and many others.

Local 5K To Deliver CRUSHing Blow

The Duke Multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal Cancer Program is ready to deliver another CRUSHing blow to colorectal cancer. Having raised a record $54,000 last year, the 2016 CRUSH Colorectal Cancer 5K and Fun Walk expects to raise at least $60,000 for colorectal cancer research.

ABC 11 To Feature DCI's Altomare And Wood

On Wednesday, March 4, Caitlin Knute, co-anchor for the ABC11 Eyewitness News weekend morning newscasts, visited the Duke Cancer Center to speak with Ivy Altomare, MD, and Erin Wood about the upcoming CRUSH Colorectal Cancer 5K. Both women are involved in both planning and fundraising for the event...

February Newsmakers

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists and researchers whose work was featured in the media and academic journals this month. Pets at Duke is featured as are Paolo Goffredo, MD; Michaela Dinan, PhD; and many more.