July Newsmakers

July 9, 2018
By: Julie Poucher Harbin, Writer, DCI

Polio virus treatment increased survival in patients with deadly brain tumors, study shows (The Washington Post
Features Annick Desjardins, MD

Doctors Try Genetically Modified Poliovirus As Experimental Brain Cancer Treatment (NPR
Features Darell Bigner, MD, PhD, and Annick Desjardins, MD

Can polio, a killer virus from the past, treat cancer in the present? Duke is optimistic. (Raleigh News & Observer)
Features Darell Bigner, MD, PhD

Poliovirus Extends Survival for Patients With Glioblastoma in Early-Phase Trial (Cure Today)
Annick Desjardins, MD, FRCPC

Yes or no to local therapy for oligometastatic prostate cancer? (Nature Reviews
Features Judd Moul, MD

WATCH: Multidisciplinary Assessment is Critical for Soft Tissue Sarcoma (OncLive)
Features Richard Riedel, MD 

New Biomarkers for Immunotherapy: The Microbiome and Beyond (Medscape)
Features April Salama, MD

Blood test predicts treatment response for metastatic prostate cancer (European Pharmaceutical Review)
Features Andrew Armstrong, MD

Sounds waves may improve liquid biopsies for cancer (UPI)
Features Tony Jun Huang, PhD

One step further in the hunt for tumor cells: Duke researchers unveil a prototype device (Charlotte Observer, Raleigh News & Observer)
Features Mengxi Wu, PhD

WATCH: Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (OncLive)
Features Daniel George, MD

Sound waves could provide 'liquid biopsies' (WRAL)
Features Tony Huang, PhD and Andrew Armstrong, MD

Deadly Form of Advanced Prostate Cancer is Common, Calls for Distinct Treatment (UCSF)
Features Jiaoti Huang, MD, PhD

Supporting patients with serious illness (Duke Magazine)
Features Arif Kamal, MD

Nurse-Led Smoking-Cessation Program for Cancer Patients Doubled the Quit Rate (Cancer Network/journal Oncology)
Features Susan Bruce, MSN, RN, OCN, AOCNS, CTTS

LISTEN: Should Biobanking Come Under CLIA? (Mendelspod) 
Features Shannon McCall, MD

Experts Mull New ACS Guidelines For Early-Onset CRC (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Features Deborah Fisher, MD

Former TV anchor Jane Gardner receives familiar diagnosis: For 5th time, cancer is back (Virginia Pilot)
Features Thomas D'Amico, MD

Tim McGraw Records Touching Message For Woman Battling Cancer Who Had To Miss His Show (ET Canada)
Feaures Duke patient

'We just wanted to send you our love': Tim McGraw records sweet message for woman battling cancer who had to miss out on his show (The Daily Mail)
Features Duke patient

Affiliations: Community Hospital Perspectives (American Hospital Association
Features Duke-affiliated Augusta Health

Wilson Medical Center patients benefit from Duke Cancer Network (The Wilson Times)
Features Duke Cancer Network

The Doctors Are In: Race and Postcoloniality with Dr.'s Laurent Dubois & Lola Fayanju (Duke Franklin Humanities Institute)
Features Lola Fayanju, MD