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.

Shared Resource: Primary Tumor Cell Culture

A developing CCSG Shared Resource, Primary Tumor Cell Culture (PTCC), is creating hundreds of new primary malignant and normal epithelial cell lines. These additional cell lines will provide for novel investigations, including those involving cancer subtypes. “For many cancer researchers, the...

Shared Resource: Proteomics

According to the National Cancer Institute, the greatest hope for the prevention and treatment of cancer exists in the understanding of molecular basis for disease initiation, progression and effective treatment based on the discovery of unique biomarkers. Cancer genomics provides much insight but...