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.

Deshler Named To Head Up DCI Development

Amy Deshler , senior executive director of Duke Children’s, has been named to serve as senior executive director, overseeing Duke Cancer Institute Development. Deshler first joined Duke Children’s in July 2016, overseeing the development team. Over the past two years, Deshler has led her team to...

Foundation To Host Pink Pumps And Bow Ties Dinner (10.26.17)

The Pretty In Pink Foundation , founded by Lisa Tolnitch, MD, Duke Women's Cancer Care Raleigh, will host its Pink Pumps and Bow Ties Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Carolina Country Club in Raleigh, North Carolina. The event, presented by the Pretty In Pink Foundation's...

DCI Development: Executive Director's Report

As the landscape of medical finance continues to shift, the need to cultivate philanthropic support is becoming increasingly more pertinent. Duke Cancer Institute (DCI), like most of its peer institutions, is committed to expanding development efforts to address changes in how academic medical...