DCI Blog


Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) Blog provides updates, organizational announcements, the latest in funding opportunities and information on upcoming conferences and symposiums. This blog also highlights inspiring patient stories and the accomplishments and achievements of DCI faculty and staff. Subscribers are invited to submit story ideas and other news of interest. Email submissions and feedback to Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, Duke Cancer Institute.

DCI Executive Director Announces 2015 Superstars

On Thursday, Nov. 12, Michael B. Kastan, MD, PhD, executive director of the DCI, hosted the Fifth Annual DCI Anniversary Celebration in the Duke Cancer Center lobby. The event featured live music by the Tim Smith Trio, refreshments, giveaways, a photo booth and a drawing for various prizes. Kastan...

Shared Resource: Investigational Chemotherapy Service Lab

The Investigational Chemotherapy Service is one of two labs making up the Pharmaceutical Shared Resource. Putting a new cancer medication through the early stages of clinical trials is an intimidatingly complex process. A proper dosage regimen must be tailored for every patient. Medications may...