Duke Cancer Institute Donor Blog http://dukecancerinstitute.org/ en Stronger by the Day http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/stronger-day Long an advocate for others with cancer, Nancy Wright is in the midst of her second battle with the disease. Fri, 10 Sep 2021 11:37:32 -0400 Angela Spivey 304764 Putting a Spotlight on a Stealthy Disease http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/putting-spotlight-stealthy-disease Four-year ovarian cancer survivor Kathy Jennings says that attending the annual Gail Parkins Memorial Ovarian Cancer Walk and 5K Run each year feels like coming home. Thu, 12 Aug 2021 16:44:28 -0400 Angela Spivey 294729 Getting Personal with Blood Cancers http://dukecancerinstitute.org/donors/your-gifts-at-work/getting-personal-blood-cancers For most cancers, advances in genomics haven't changed cancer diagnosis and treatment very much. Sandeep Dave, MD, MS, envisions a way to change that. Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:21:46 -0400 Angela Spivey 281222 "Bakerstrong" Against Sarcoma http://dukecancerinstitute.org/donors/your-gifts-at-work/bakerstrong-against-sarcoma In honor of a well-loved former colleague, employees at Ernst and Young have raised $43,000 to fight sarcoma (soft tissue cancer). Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:19:08 -0400 Angela Spivey 281221 Treats From the Heart http://dukecancerinstitute.org/donors/your-gifts-at-work/treats-heart Elianna Kirson found a way to support cancer research by doing something she loves. Tue, 15 Jun 2021 17:37:28 -0400 Angela Spivey 279896 GREY MATTERS: McKinnon Bowen Runs to Help Others & Himself http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/mckinnon-bowen-runs-help-himself-and-give-back McKinnon Bowen picked up running after his brain cancer diagnosis. Now he's using his new talent to support those who healed him. Thu, 20 May 2021 22:52:24 -0400 Mary-Russell Roberson 273353 Hilliard Seigler Duke Melanoma Consortium Event (5.14.21) http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/hilliard-seigler-duke-melanoma-consortium-event-51421 On May 14, join us for an opportunity to learn about innovative melanoma research, clinical trials, and care at Duke Cancer Institute. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:56:17 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 261589 $2 Million Bay Area Lyme Foundation Grant Named in Honor of Neil Spector http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/2-million-bay-area-lyme-foundation-grant-named-honor-neil-spector The grant will fund research toward developing an effective treatment for Lyme disease, which Dr. Spector began with Timothy Haystead, PhD. Mon, 29 Mar 2021 18:34:48 -0400 Aliza Inbari 256949 "A Blue Angel" http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/never-done No matter how sick he was, Bobby never felt “done” with life. He lived it to the fullest, and his legacy lives on. Thu, 18 Mar 2021 17:02:16 -0400 Angela Spivey 253943 Teen Volleyball Player Has A Plan Of Attack For Isolation During Cancer http://dukecancerinstitute.org/news/teen-volleyball-player-has-plan-attack-isolation-during-cancer Madelyn Wilson finds that getting involved with Duke's Teen and Young Adult Oncology Program a way to finding purpose after ending active cancer treatment. Mon, 08 Feb 2021 13:12:20 -0500 Angela Spivey 244325