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Looking to the Next Half Century
Achieving health through advocacy, Duke Consortium for Inflammatory Breast Cancer expands its community outreach with Duke students taking the lead.
Leukemia survivor and Duke Heart NP Dayana Ramos will hold a Be The Match drive at Duke University Hospital on June 24
A multi-disciplinary team fortifies a spine metastasis patient with expertise, care, and support, for her best life possible.
Clinical providers, researchers, staff & health leaders came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center (now DCI).
"Survivor Friendly" began in 2016 after the founder, Jacqueline Cromity, had more than her fair share of cancer experiences.
As Duke celebrates its 50th anniversary of transforming cancer discovery and care, researchers and providers look toward the next half century.
Breast cancer surgeons help patients in rural areas access services and care.
Patients who face fertility loss from cancer treatment benefit from outreach to learn about their assisted reproduction options
Devin Cannady, BSN, RN, OCN, and Erika Young, RMA III, bring joy with charitable team-building events.
For Melinda Rittenhouse, an MBC survivor & member of an artists' collective that recently exhibited their work at Duke Hospital, the fact it was here "meant even more."
In a lot of ways, Susan Blackwell (Crawford), MHS, PA-C’89, and the physician assistant profession have grown up together.
DCI clinicians raise $2,890 in the second annual intra-DCI competitive fundraising campaign to support Lincoln Community Health Center.
A novel collaboration between DCI's Supportive Care & Survivorship Center and the Duke Fertility Center is helping cancer patients' family-dreams come true.
The grandfather of breast surgical oncologist Hannah Woriax, MD, was the first Native American to graduate from the Duke Med School and train in Family Medicine.
"During my testicular cancer journey at Duke, I was inspired to form an organization that impacts the lives of men in our city" — hockey coach Matt Cross
“This is really the thing we look forward to all year and we weren’t going to let the pandemic get in the way this year,” said DCI exec. director Michael Kastan, MD, PhD.
"She is now five years out from completing her therapy for pancreatic cancer and is disease-free, and what we would consider cured.”
Cancer can change how you look and feel about yourself as you go through treatment and into survivorship. DCI's self-image program can help.
There's nothing like cancer, many survivors say, to remind you that nothing is guaranteed. Good or bad. Renee Garber got an unexpected "bonus year."
Community outreach & engagement teams from DCI, Wake Forest and UNC cancer centers have launched an initiative focused on the cancer-related health needs of American Indian communities.
“I was feeling hopeless and as I was being treated by Dr. Crawford and Susan Blackwell, I started feeling hopeful of a future. I wanted to show this gratitude.”
First presented in 1987, The William W. Shingleton Award is DCI’s highest volunteer honor. Over the past 35 years, DCI has honored more than 90 individuals with this award.
A DCI breast cancer care team joins forces with a genetics counselor to treat mother with high-risk genetic syndrome; prompting testing and preventative screening for her kids.
Beloved co-worker, mother, wife, daughter, friend, and patient-champion, Erin Duffy Wood, has passed away after a 15-year battle with colon cancer.
Three years ago the retired NCCU Dean of Student Learning, 73, walked 60 miles to raise money for breast cancer. Now she's facing down an aggressive lymphoma.
Developed by of the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program at DCI, KidsCan! has been supporting children through a loved one's cancer diagnosis since 2007.
The new Duke Blood Cancer Center opens up the opportunity to transition some cancer treatments from the inpatient to the outpatient setting and the infusion room is open every day.
Lung cancer advocates came together Aug. 1 to build, paint and decorate ribbons for lung cancer awareness. Next to keep hope alive at LUNGe Forward, Sept. 18.
Some people fall into their life’s work by serendipity or happenstance. Annick Desjardins, MD, FRCPC, is not one of those people.
An estimated 10.5% of new diagnoses of colorectal cancer will be in men and women younger than 50. Now there's new screening guidelines.
Duke University Hospital Honored oncology nurse Taylor Jones with the hospital's first DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses.
Research study participants encouraged Jessica Jin to pursue a career in nursing. After four years providing care to oncology patients at Duke, she’s won a national award.
With gratitude for Dr. Lisenbee's many years of service, leadership, and dedication to cancer care and research
DCI clinicians raised more than $3,500 for Lincoln Community Health Center to support free cancer screening & primary care appointments
DCI faculty Drs. Sullivan, Johnson, Devi, and Kirsch recognized by the SoM for teaching, mentoring, and new faculty member Dr. Shi named Whitehead Scholar.
Moore, Aguilera-Funez, Barnett, Ingraham, Pollak and Kennedy recognized with a Duke Presidential Award as part of the LATIN-19 team.
At a community forum hosted by the DCI Office of Health Equity, surgical oncologists Michael Stang, MD, and Trinitia Cannon, MD, talk thyroid cancer & HPV-associated cancers.
The Mexican Consulate and DCI OHE collaborated on a community forum on breast and cervical cancer for Women's Month (marked in March in Mexico).
Scott Balderson, PA-C, shares why he’s excited for his new role as president of the Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery.
Duke SoM launches "patient first” curriculum that puts students in the clinic earlier and trains them in social determinants of health, data science, & leadership.
No matter how sick he was, Bobby never felt “done” with life. He lived it to the fullest, and his legacy lives on.
In the age of Covid, Community Outreach & Engagement at DCI comes of age, team expands with disparities researcher/associate director
The grant will fund research toward developing an effective treatment for Lyme disease, which Dr. Spector began with Timothy Haystead, PhD.
For breast cancer patient Erin Hatcher, participating in a research study to learn about the potential for heart-related side effects of chemotherapy is a “win-win” situation to protect her health in the future.
The DCI Office of Health Equity and community partner Nuestras Voces convened a virtual community forum on cervical cancer with Drs. Secord and Gonzalez.
Qualifying patients get access to blood draws at home or at a nearby lab and the services of a nurse coach for symptom management & emotional support.
Can focusing on the immune system eradicate breast cancer?
As the COVID-19 pandemic shines a light on health disparities, efforts to find new ways to reduce them get a boost.
Finding the Answers, Together