November Newsmakers

Kids & Dogs’ Shared Cancers: Industry Leaders Stress Collaboration to Speed Drug Development at Canines-N-Kids’ Paws for a Cure Symposium (Associated Press)
Features Michael Kastan, MD, PhD

The cost of surviving cancer (Nature)
Features Kevin Oeffinger, MD

Trials, Collaboration Might Help Reduce Survival Disparities Between Community, Academic Cancer Centers (Cancer Therapy Advisor/Targeted Oncology)
Features Sendhilnathan Ramalingam, MD

Targeting Innovation in Small Cell Lung Cancer (Cure Today)
Features Neal Ready, MD, PhD

V Foundation announces grant-making program for canine oncology research (Veterinary Practice News)
Features William Eward, DVM, MD

A Shortcut to the Brain (American Scientist)
Features Dorothy Sipkins, MD, PhD

National Cancer Institute awards Carlo Maley $10.8M grant (Arizona State University & KJZZ)
Features Shelley Hwang, MD

Frederick National Laboratory, Duke partner to fight brain cancer (The Frederick News-Post)
Features Matthias Gromeier, MD, PhD

Case 1: BRAF-Mutated Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (Targeted Oncology)
Features Michael A. Morse, MD, FACP, MHS

WATCH: ESMO 2018: Dr. George Highlights Key Abstracts in Kidney and Prostate Cancers (OncLive)
Features Daniel George, MD

Prognostic Model for Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer (Cancer Therapy Advisor)
Features Andrew Armstrong, MD

National Cancer Institute Awards Diversity Supplement (Arizona State University
Features Katherine Ramos, PhD

Two Studies Focus on the Opioid Use in Oncology (Oncology Times)
Features Fumiko Chino, MD

Is ADT Linked to Dementia in Men with Prostate Cancer Receiving Definitive Radiotherapy? (Oncology)
Features Judd W. Moul, MD 

Examining a Patient-Focused Payment Model to Improve Value-Based Care (Journal of Clinical Pathways)
Features Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS

Duke's partnership with Project Baseline aims to pinpoint early signs of disease (The Chronicle)
Features Duke researchers

Blue Devil of the Week: Developing Mobile Apps to Ease Care (Duke Today)
Features Arif Kamal, MD

Selflessness and Empathy Drive Teamwork and Diversity Award Winners (Duke Today)
Features Steven Patierno, PhD

Duke Physician-scientist Develops Compounds into Gel to Alleviate Painful Side Effects of Chemotherapy (Duke SOM Blog)
Features Wolfgang Liedtke, MD, PhD

WATCH: Cardiothoracic Imaging Specialist: Jared D. Christensen, MD (Duke Health)

How can humans make gut bacteria help out? Starve them, Duke study suggests (The Chronicle)
Features Lawrence David, PhD

Not enough children get the HPV vaccine, Duke nursing student argues (The Chronicle)
Features Haley Schlottmann, NP, doctoral student, and Evan Myers, MD