December Newsmakers

Media & Trades

50-year war on cancer: Decades spent improving survival rates (WNCN CBS-17)
Features patient Tara Wilkes and Steven Patierno, PhD

Woman's full life illustrative of Duke institute's commitment to 'War on Cancer' (WRAL NBC-5)
Features patient Renee Garber and Steven Patierno, PhD

2021 ISGIO Meeting Packed With Multidisciplinary Updates in Gastrointestinal Cancers
Features John Strickler, MD

Cancer patients face higher mortality rates in states without Medicaid expansion (Charleston City Paper)
Features Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, MPH, PhD

Caregivers of childhood cancer survivors concerned about COVID-19 vaccines (HealthDay)
Features Courtney Wimberly, MSc
Recap: Experts review management of chronic GVHD (Cancer Network)
Features Nelson Chao, MD
Features Jeremy Force, DO

Scotland Health Welcomes New Breast Surgeon (Scotland Health)
Features Hannah Woriax, MD


Spotlight on Breast Cancer

On Oct. 26, OncLive, in collaboration with the Duke Cancer Institute Breast Cancer Disease Group, hosted an "Institutional Perspectives in Cancer" (IPC) webinar on breast cancer.

Find articles/video clips covering this event, below:

Progress Made Across Breast Cancer Paradigm Sets the Stage for Improved Sequencing and Future Research (OncLive)
Features Sarah Sammons, MD (event chair), Gretchen Kimmick, MD, MS, Kelly Westbrook, MD, Susan Dent, MD, Carey Anders, MD

ICYMI at Duke

$50K Gift Enables New Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Opportunities, includes
Technology-Assisted Smoking Cessation
(Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)
Features Sarah M. Wilson, PhD

Grant to Head Dept. of Neurosurgery (Duke Health News)
Features Gerald Arthur Grant, MD
One Month Before Shutting Down his Lab, Paul Modrich Looks Back on his Pathway to the Nobel (Duke Office of Scientific Integrity)
Features Paul Modrich, MD


Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance images of breast cancer patients with tumor locations (Duke-Breast-Cancer-MRI) Cancer Imaging Archive Dec. 20, 2021

Defining cardiovascular toxicities of cancer therapies: an International Cardio-Oncology Society (IC-OS) consensus statement European Heart Journal Dec. 14, 2021 Joerg Herrmann, (Chair), Daniel Lenihan, (Co-chair), Saro Armenian, Ana Barac, Anne Blaes, Daniela Cardinale, Joseph Carver, Susan Dent, Bonnie Ky, Alexander R Lyon, Teresa López-Fernández, Michael G Fradley, Sarju Ganatra, Giuseppe Curigliano, Joshua D Mitchell, Giorgio Minotti, Ninian N Lang, Jennifer E Liu, Tomas G Neilan, Anju Nohria, Rupal O'Quinn, Iskra Pusic, Charles Porter, Kerry L Reynolds, Kathryn J Ruddy, Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan, Peter Valent

Special issue: advances in the multimodality management of brain metastases and ongoing approaches to further improve their treatment Neuro-Oncology Advances Nov. 2021 Jeffrey A Zuccato, Gelareh Zadeh, Carey K Anders, David B Shultz, Priscilla K Brastianos

Laser interstitial thermal therapy for brain metastases Neuro-Oncology Advances Nov. 27, 2021 Ethan S Srinivasan, Matthew M Grabowski, Brian V Nahed, Gene H Barnett, Peter E Fecci

Advances in the management of breast cancer brain metastases Neuro-Oncology Advances  Nov. 2021 Sarah Sammons, Amanda E D Van Swearingen, Caroline Chung, Carey K Anders

Preservation of neurocognitive function in the treatment of brain metastases Neuro-Oncology Advances Nov. 27, 2021 Michael W Parsons, Katherine B Peters, Scott R Floyd, Paul Brown, Jeffrey S Wefel

The microenvironment of brain metastases from solid tumors Neuro-Oncology Advances  Nov. 2021 Ethan S Srinivasan, Krutika Deshpande, Josh Neman, Frank Winkler, Mustafa Khasraw

Incidence and Risk of Suicide Among Patients With Head and Neck Cancer in Rural, Urban, and Metropolitan Areas JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. July 23, 2021 Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, BDS, PhD, MPH, CHES; Justin M. Barnes, MD, MS; Somtochi I. Okafor, MD; Derian B. Taylor, BS; Adnan S. Hussaini, MD; Eric Adjei Boakye, PhD; Matthew C. Simpson, MPH; Evan M. Graboyes, MD, MPH; Walter T. Lee, MD, MHS.


2021 DCI E-NEWS Archive

DCI E-NEWS December 17, 2021
Bonus Year :: Bell Award :: Magic Number 5 :: V for Victory :: Survivorship Book :: Hope Families :: Blackwell  Spotlight :: Dissecting Disparities

DCI E-NEWS November 19, 2021
Giving Thanks :: Most Cited :: Partnering with UNC and Wake Forest :: Honoring Donors :: Tree of Hope :: Scientific Retreat

DCI E-NEWS October 26, 2021
Erin Wood's Light :: Wine for Sarcoma :: Inclusive Superman :: A Deadly Cancer :: New CHRO :: Walk for Love :: G'Owen Strong :: Hallow's Eve

DCI E-NEWS EVENTS October 1, 2021: Community Events, Academic Seminars, Sports Fundraisers & More!

DCI E-NEWS September 17, 2021
Barbershop :: MrT :: High Five :: $12M NIH :: $3M NSF :: Strike Out Spirit :: Blood :: KidsCan! and Cancer :: Lacks 750 :: Covid Tests :: Flu Shots

DCI E-NEWS September 1, 2021
Back to School :: Gliomas Prize  :: 96 ::  New Faculty :: New Clinic :: New Normal :: Zoom Zumba :: Hwang  Leader :: Cholesterol & Cancer :: V Riders

DCI E-News August 6, 2021
Million Dollar Grant :: High Fives :: New Faculty :: Summer & Fall Events :: USNWR :: Duke Women :: FASTRO :: Cancer Evolution

DCI E-News July 23, 2021
Magnify Blood ::  Ballroom :: Welcome New Faculty :: Whipple :: Rogue Drug :: Curbside :: Victory :: Strikeout

DCI E-News July 1, 2021
Treatment Revolution :: Battlefield :: All the Fixins' :: Detection Device :: Imaging Center :: Pew Award :: Tobacco Free

DCI E-News June 18, 2021
Survivor Stories :: CRC Watchlist :: Superstar :: Retiring :: Art of Medicine :: Sun & Skin :: Pride :: Worthy :: Daisy :: TEDX

DCI E-News May 14, 2021
Moore Advice :: Today in Melanoma :: DoD for IBC :: Prostate News :: NAS :: AAAS :: ASCI :: Events :: on the Brain :: in Memoriam

DCI E-News April 16, 2021
Mug Shots :: Awards Season :: Running Out the Clock :: Black Veterans :: Year of COVID :: Rankings :: Race for the Cure :: COE :: the Seig Duke

DCI E-News March 26, 2021
Blue Angels :: Lisenbee :: Randazzo  :: Spector Lyme Grant  :: Prostate News :: Cancer & Covid Videos  :: HPV :: Zoom Fatigue :: Matched :: Events and More Events

DCI E-News March 12, 2021
Pound of Cure :: Disparities Gap :: CRC Forum :: Walk the Walk :: SPORE Series :: WomenWhoCurie :: Myth Vs. Fact


DCI E-News February 26, 2021
COVID-19 Warrior :: Rare Kidney :: Heart of the Matter :: NASH :: NCONA :: Chemo Lung :: GU ASCO :: Medical (Mis)trust :: Spike

DCI E-News February 5, 2021
Home Labs :: CardioOnc :: DWCCR :: Black History :: World Cancer :: Screening :: Best Shot

DCI E-News January 22, 2021
Buzzer Beater :: GBM :: Microbiome :: Inspiring Black Scientists :: AI Pathology :: DCI Vaxxies

DCI E-News January 8, 2021
*Introducing Winter 2021 Breakthroughs :: SPORE Win :: Patient Fitness :: TYAO meetups