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.

February Newsmakers

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work is featured in the media and academic journals this month. This list includes Nelson Chao, MD; Pamela Bowman,BSN, RN, OCN; Tian Zhang, MD; Cristina Gasparetto, MD; and many others.

Annual St. Baldrick’s Head-Shaving Raises $26,000

The 2015 St. Baldrick’s Foundation annual head-shaving benefit was hosted on Friday, March 20, at Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center. The event, which was organized by Jessica Heath, MD, and Waitman Aumann, MD, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Duke Children’s Hospital, attracted...