May Newsmakers

May 14, 2019
By: Julie Poucher Harbin, Writer, DCI

Lola Fayanju, MD, Recognized as an Emerging Leader by National Academy of Medicine (Duke Forge)
Features Oluwadamilola “Lola” Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS

You Can’t ‘Starve’ Cancer, but You Might Help Treat It With Food (The Atlantic)
Features Jason Locasale, PhD

Duke cancer doctors host 'Dunk a doc' to raise money for research (CBS 17)
Features Daniel George, MD; Michael Ferrandino, MD; and Julie Rasmussen, MS, BSN, RN, CCRP

Duke Doctors Get A Dunking They'll Remember; Cancer Patients Get A Lot of Support (Duke Today)
Features Rebecca Previs, MD; Trey Blazer, MD; Chelsi Lawless, RN; and Margaret Hardy, MSN

Hundreds of cyclists take part in 2nd Annual Victory Ride To Cure Cancer (CBS 17)
Features Duke Cancer Institute

What is DCIS and is this type of breast cancer overtreated? (The Atlanta Journal Constitution)
Features Shelley Hwang, MD

NC researchers examine potential dangers of e-cigarettes as adolescent user population grows (Fox 8)
Features Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD

Tobacco Road is 'hotbed' for Komen, breast cancer research (WRAL)
Features Donald McDonnell, PhD  

Stable for now, Kohl's cancer journey an inspiration to even her doctors (WRAL)
Features Jeremy Force, MD

Exercise shown to lower risk of many cancers (Robesonian)
Features Linda Sutton, MD

Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association presents awards (HemeOnc Today)
Features Amanda Pate, CPhT 

Assessing the Benefit of Trebananib in Advanced Ovarian Cancer (Oncology)
Features Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD

Historic number of women elected to National Academy of Sciences (AAAS)
Features Sue Jinks-Robertson, PhD

Jane S. Richardson, Duke University, received the 2019 Alexander Hollaender Award in Biophysics (National Academy of Sciences)
Jane Richardson, MA

Boost Your Body Acceptance For Better Health (NPR)
Features Gary Bennett, MA, PhD

Cancer Population Spurs Cardio-Oncology Growth (Medpage Today)
Features Susan Dent, MD

Hormonal Therapies & Prostate Cancer Survival in African-Americans (Oncology Times)
Features Megan McNamara, MD

Gaining Ground in GI Cancers in Durham (OncLive)
Features GI Cancer disease group

Novel Combinations in mRCC: Axi/Pembro vs Axi/Avelumab (OncLive)
Features Tian Zhang, MD

The Importance of Genetic Testing in Ovarian Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment (OncLive)
Features Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD

Expanding the Utility of Novel Combination Regimens in CLL (OncLive)
Features Danielle Brander, MD

WATCH: Dr. Brander on the Safety and Efficacy of Ibrutinib/Venetoclax in CLL (OncLive)
Features Danielle Brander, MD

WATCH: Dr. Galal on Ways of Extending the Reach of CAR T-Cell Therapy (OncLive)
Features Ahmed Galal, MD

WATCH: Coping With the Cost of AML Care: Anxiety From Financial Toxicity (Patient Power)
Features Thomas LeBlanc, MD

Genomic Testing Linked to Lower Healthcare Costs in High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients (Inside Digital Health)
Features Michaela Dinan, PhD

GU Cancers 2019 | Characterization of circulating immune cells in metastatic urothelial cancer following treatment (Video Journal of Oncology)
Features Tian Zhang, MD

GU Cancers 2019 | Identifying predictive markers for checkpoint inhibitor response in kidney cancer (Video Journal of Oncology)
Features Tian Zhang, MD

AUA 2019: Patient Perspectives on Cytoreductive Nephrectomy after CARMENA (UroToday)
Features Daniel George, MD

AUA 2019: Budding Biotechnologies of Bladder Cancer (UroToday)
Brant Inman, MD

Retrospective analysis of the efficacy and safety of neoadjuvant gemcitabine and cisplatin in muscle-invasive bladder cancer (UroToday)
Features Laura Meleis, PharmD, MS, BCPS; Russell Moore; Brant Inman, MD; and Michael R Harrison, MD

Enzalutamide vs. abiraterone: Survival, care costs compared (Urology Times)
Daniel George, MD

Prostate cancer biomarkers improving, but biopsy remains diagnostic standard (AUA Daily News)
Features Thomas J. Polascik, MD, FACS

LISTEN: Cancer misinformation – why does it happen and what can we do about it? (6PR 882 News Talk Radio)
Features Brian Southwell, PhD

Meet Rochelle Schwartz-Bloom, PhD (Brainfacts.org)
Features Rochelle Schwarz-Bloom, PhD

The (A.I.) Doctor Will See You Now (The Daily Beast)
Features Justin Sherman 

Duke Scientists Receive $2 Million NCI Grant To Treat Metastatic Bladder Cancer (DCI Center for Prostate & Urologic Cancers)
Features Brant Inman, MD, MS, and Tuan Vo-Dinh, PhD,

Rajan T. Gupta, MD, Selected to Represent ARRS (Duke Radiology)
Features Rajan Gupta, MD

Neurology and Women's Health: Brain Tumors (Department of Neurology)
Features Katy Peters, MD, PhD

Two Duke Faculty Elected to National Academy of Sciences (Duke Today
Features Sue Jinks-Robertson, PhD

School of Medicine Scientist Sue Jinks-Robertson Elected to the National Academy of Sciences (Duke School of Medicine)
Features Sue Jinks-Robertson, PhD

Duke Scientists Receive Royal Society of Chemistry Awards (Duke Today)
Features Tuan Vo-Dinh, PhD

Five SoM Physician-Scientists Selected to Receive the 2019 Strong Start Awards (Duke School of Medicine
Features Brent Hanks, MD, PhD

Duke University Awards Nine School of Medicine Faculty Distinguished Professorships (Duke School of Medicine)
Features E. Shelley Hwang, MD

Study In Mice Uncovers an Unknown Pathway For Breast Cancer Tumors to Recur (Duke Health)
Features James V. Alvarez, PhD, and Andrea Walens

Duke Scientists Receive NCI R01 Grant (DCI Center for Prostate & Urologic Cancers
Features Brant Inman, MD, MS, and Tuan Vo-Dinh, PhD

Duke researchers' new method of taking tissue temperature could boost existing cancer treatments (The Chronicle)
Features Junjie Yao, PhD, and Pei Zhong, PhD

PAPERS

Ovarian cancer: time to move beyond one size fits all. The Lancet Oncology. May 7, 2019. Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD.

Financial Toxicity and Equitable Access to Clinical Trials. American Society of Clinical Oncology Educational Book. May 17, 2019. Fumiko Chino, MD; S. Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS.

Tailored Treatment Strategies for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in a Rapidly Changing EraAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology Educational Book. Danielle Brander, MD; Prioty Islam, MD; and Jacqueline C. Barrientos, MD, MS.

The impact of chemotherapy sequence on survival in node‐positive invasive lobular carcinoma. Journal of Surgical Oncology. April 21, 2019. Nina Tamirisa MD, MS; Hannah V. Williamson, MS; Samantha M. Thomas, MS; Kelly E. Westbrook, MD; Rachel A. Greenup, MD, MPH; Jennifer K. Plichta MD, MS; Laura H. Rosenberger MD, MS; Terry Hyslop, PhD; Eun‐Sil Shelley Hwang MD, MPH; Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju MD, MA, MPHS.

Biodistribution and sensitive tracking of immune cells with plasmonic gold nanostars. International Journal of Nanomedicine. May 9, 2019. Liu Y, Huang W; Xiong C, Huang Y; Chen BJ; Racioppi L; Chao N; Vo-Dinh T.