Duke Cancer Institute Blog http://dukecancerinstitute.org/ en STUDY: Lasting Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Cancer Care http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/study-lasting-effects-covid-19-pandemic-cancer-care Cancer patients said the COVID-19 pandemic heightened infection concerns, increased feelings of fear, and disrupted their care. Mon, 20 Mar 2023 15:51:42 -0400 Alexis Porter 510479 Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment Extends Lives http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/advanced-prostate-cancer-treatment-extends-lives DCI is among the first in the nation to offer a targeted radiopharmaceutical therapy for men with advanced prostate cancer that's progressed on other treatments. Mon, 20 Mar 2023 15:02:23 -0400 Duke Health 510478 STUDY: Liquid Biopsy Could Guide Prostate Cancer Therapy, Complement PET Imaging  http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/study-liquid-biopsy-could-guide-prostate-cancer-therapy-complement-pet-imaging Study results set the stage for use of a liquid biopsy of circulating tumor cells to help identify men who could benefit from PSMA-targeted therapy. Mon, 20 Mar 2023 14:40:35 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 510477 DCI Sarcoma Team​ Encourages Early Assessment of Masses, Lesions  http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/dci-sarcoma-team-encourages-early-assessment-masses-lesions Delayed diagnosis and treatment of sarcoma may increase risk of metastatic cancer. Mon, 20 Mar 2023 13:31:09 -0400 Tim Pittman 510475 WATCH: A PSA for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month  http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/psa-colorectal-cancer-awareness-month Duke Cancer Institute GI medical oncologist Niharika Mettu, MD, PhD, addresses the rise in colorectal cancer diagnoses in younger people. Mon, 20 Mar 2023 13:03:49 -0400 Duke Health 510474 March Newsmakers http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/march-newsmakers-6 Here are some of the DCI faculty, researchers, and clinical providers whose work has recently been featured in the media, trades, journals, at Duke and the DCI blog. Mon, 20 Mar 2023 12:25:32 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 510473 Biomarkers Show Promise for Identifying Pancreatic Cancer Risk Early http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/biomarkers-show-promise-identifying-pancreatic-cancer-risk-early A DCI team led by Peter Allen, MD, chief of Surgical Oncology, finds way to help determine likelihood of pancreas cysts becoming cancerous. Mon, 20 Mar 2023 09:06:41 -0400 Sarah Avery 510127 Five Faculty Assume New Leadership Roles at DCI http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/five-faculty-assume-new-leadership-roles-dci Duke Cancer Institute has named five DCI faculty to new leadership roles. Mon, 13 Mar 2023 22:56:29 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 508383 WATCH NOW: COEE Hosts the Inaugural MaryAnn Black Distinguished Health Equity Lecture http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/watch-now-coee-hosts-inaugural-maryann-black-distinguished-health-equity-lecture The DCI Community Outreach, Engagement, and Equity program hosted the inaugural MaryAnn Black Distinguished Health Equity Lecture in honor of the late MaryAnn Black. Wed, 22 Feb 2023 01:36:55 -0500 Julie Poucher Harbin 502082 Strong Start: Nussbaum Named to Select NCI Surgeon-Scientist Program Cohort http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/strong-start-nussbaum-named-select-nci-surgeon-scientist-program-cohort Daniel Nussbaum, MD, is one of 12 investigators to have been selected by National Cancer Institute for their Early-Stage Surgeon Scientist Program (ESSP). Sat, 18 Feb 2023 23:33:20 -0500 Julie Poucher Harbin 501037