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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.

Duke First In Nation To Offer Post-HSCT At-Home Care

When a 62-year-old man’s chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) progressed to acute myeloid leukemia, his Duke hematologist started him on chemotherapy and referred him to the Duke Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinic. Given the patient’s disease progression, allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell...

DCI Investigators Showcase Research At ASH

Duke Cancer Institute researchers are attending the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) 59th Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta this week. Here are some highlights from the ASH meeting: Updated Prognostic Tools Needed in the Era of Novel Therapies for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia...

Heme Faculty Retreat Showcases Breadth Of Research

The Duke Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy held their annual faculty retreat on Friday, Nov. 10, at the JB Duke Hotel on campus. It was an opportunity, said division chief Nelson Chao, MD, MBA, for faculty to share with each other the breadth and depth of ongoing basic and...

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.

Eight Up-And-Coming Scientists Recognized At 2014 DCI Scientific Retreat

The Duke Cancer Institute hosted its second annual scientific retreat Friday, Nov. 14, at Bay 7 in the American Tobacco District in Durham. The event, which was attended by almost 300 investigators and faculty, recognized eight up-and-coming scientists, all of whom spoke on their latest research...