February Newsmakers


NC State, Duke partnering to research cancer in dogs, help humans (WRAL)
Features Michael B. Kastan, MD, PhD; and Mark Dewhirst, DVM, PhD

Biden Seeks Input for Cancer 'Moonshot' at Duke University (The New York Times)
Features Paul Modrich, PhD, and E. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Biden tours Duke lab, promotes cancer advances (News & Observer)
Features Michael B. Kastan, MD, PhD; and John Sampson, MD, PhD

VP Biden Speaks About Cancer Initiative At Duke (WTVD-TV)

Biden seeks input for cancer 'moonshot' at Duke University (AP)

Biden seeks input for cancer 'moonshot' at Duke University (Danbury NewsTimes)

Biden Seeks Input for Cancer 'Moonshot' at Duke University (ABC News)

Biden seeks input for cancer 'moonshot' at Duke University (TimesUnion)

Vice President Biden Brings Anti-Cancer Effort To Duke University (TWC)

Biden seeks input for cancer 'moonshot' at Duke University (StarTribune)
Features Paul Modrich, PhD; E. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Meditation Eases Pain, Anxiety and Fatigue During Breast Cancer Biopsy (Natural Practitioner)
Features Mary Scott Soo, MD

Study Hopes to Resolve Questions About Management of Pre-Cancers of the Breast (AJMC)
Features E. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Teen eating habits may help cut breast cancer risk (CBS News)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD

Duke doctors testing new cancer fighting tool (WTVD-TV)
Features Brian Brigman, MD, PhD

Nutrient Deprivation Kills Kidney Cancer Cells (Imperial Valley News)
Features Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi, PhD

Cancer Cells Killed With Nutrient Deprivation (Science World Report)
Features Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi, PhD

A Diet High In Fiber May Help Protect Against Breast Cancer (NPR)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD

NCCN Awarded $2 Million To Study Duvelisib In Hematologic Malignancies (MarketWire)

Raleigh Polo match generates funds, breast cancer awareness (News & Observer)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD

Kidney Cancer Cells Can Be Starved And Killed (Counsel & Heal)
Features David Hsu, MD, PhD

Scientists help develop probe to identify cancer cells more efficiently (The Chronicle)
Features Brian Brigman, MD, and David Kirsch, MD

Early Treatment Approaches in Prostate Cancer (OncLive.com)
Features Judd Moul, MD

Meditation May Ease Breast Biopsy Experience (MedPageToday)
Features Mary Scott Soo, MD

DUHS records highest operating income ever in FY 2015 (The Chronicle)

Spector, Renowned Cancer Researcher, Joins Global Lyme Alliance’s Scientific Advisory Board (HamletHub Local News)
Features Neil Spector, MD.


Distinguishing Lung Adenocarcinoma from Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma by Two Hypomethylated and Three Hypermethylated Genes: A Meta-Analysis (PLOS ONE)
by Qing-Yi Wei, MD, PhD