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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 is featured in the media and academic journals, including Gita Suneja, MD; Rachel Greenup, MD; Judd Moul, MD; Cristina Gasparetto, MD; and many more. It is continuously being updated...

June Newsmakers Including ASCO Coverage

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work is featured in the media and academic journals, including special ASCO coverage. This list features Yousuf Zafar, MD; Carey Anders, MD; Thomas Stinchcombe, MD; and many more. It is...

March Newsmakers

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work is featured in the media and academic journals this month. This list features Andrew Armstrong, MD; Niharika Mettu, MD; John Strickler, MD; Michael Morse, MD; and many more.

February Newsmakers

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work is featured in the media and academic journals this month. This list features Jay Baker, MD; Yousuf Zafar, MD; Cristina Gasparetto, MD; Betty Tong, MD; and many more.

December Newsmakers

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work is featured in the media and academic journals this month. This list features Nadine Barrett, PhD; Mitchell Horwitz, MD; Michael Morse, MD; John Strickler, MD; Will Eward MD, DVM; and many...

August Newsmakers

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work is featured in the media and academic journals this month. This list features Danielle Brander, MD; Paul Mosca, MD; Andrew Armstrong, MD; Amy Abernethy, MD; and many more.

June Newsmakers

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work is featured in the media and academic journals this month. This list features Matthias Gromeier, MD; Darell Bigner, MD, PhD, plus ASCO coverage, including Susan Halabi, MD; Daniel George,...

Analysis: Survival Benefit for African-Americans with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Contrary to current perceptions, certain African-American men with advanced prostate cancer have as good a chance of survival as white men and might actually have a small advantage, according to a new analysis of more than 8,000 patients who participated in clinical trials. In a study presented...

Halabi Named Fellow, American Society Of Clinical Oncology

Susan Halabi, PhD, professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, was recently named a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Launched in 2007 and formerly called the ASCO Statesman Award, the distinction has been conferred to 282 dedicated volunteers. The FASCO distinction...

June 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 Andrew Armstrong, MD; Geoffrey Ginsburg, MD, PhD; and Nimmi Ramanujam, PhD.

March 2016 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. This list includes Julie Ann Sosa, MD; Michael B. Kastan, MD, PhD; Will Eward, MD; and many more.

Where Prostate Cancer Spreads Affects Survival Time

Patients with lymph-only metastasis have the longest overall survival, while those with liver involvement fare worst. Lung and bone metastasis fall in the middle. “Smaller studies had given doctors and patients indications that the site of metastasis in prostate cancer affects survival, but...

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