June Newsmakers

Kimberly Blackwell, MD, director of the DCI Breast Oncology Program and Komen Scholar, speaks with a WRAL reporter Bryan Mims while at the start line of the 2015 Komen Race For the Cure, which was held Saturday, June 13, at Meredith College in Raleigh.

National cancer meeting unifies human and animal studies (ScienceBlog)
Features Michael B. Kastan, MD, PhD.

Scientists and Survivors (Cancer Today)
Features Yousuf Zafar, MD.

Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Announces Researcher Fellows Program Grant Winners (Newswire)
Highlights Jeffrey M. Clarke, MD.

Focal therapy of prostate cancer: making steady progress toward a first-line image-guided treatment modality (Urology)
By Thomas Polascik, MD.

Thin colorectal cancer patients have shorter survival than obese patients
Features medical oncologist Yousuf Zafar, MD.

Mystery and Lyme Disease Misdiagnosis (The People's Pharmacy)
Features medical oncologist Neil Spector, MD.

Duke's Cancer Center Offers Much More Than Treatment For Patients, Families (WTVD-TV ABC 11)
Features Duke Cancer Patient Support Program

Sampson Named Chair of Duke Department of Neurosurgery 
Features John Sampson, MD.

Thousands participate in Race for the Cure (WRAL)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD.

Cancer patient to participate in first Komen race (WRAL)
Features Duke cancer patient Tamara Nuckols.

Give 1 For Dad (Herald Sun) 
Features Dan George, MD

Scientists find genetic variants key to understanding origins of ovarian cancer (Medical Xpress)
Features Andrew Berchuck, MD, director of gynecologic oncology.

Bulls aim for big leagues and the steak (News & Observer)
Features DCI supporter and Give 1 For Dad organizer Sam Poley.

Give 1 For Dad' aims to raise $1M for Duke research (WRAL.com)
Features DCI supporter and Give 1 For Dad organizer Sam Poley.

What It’s Like to Have Severe Lyme Disease (New York Magazine)
Features medical oncologist Neil Spector, MD.