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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.

Finding A Way

On an unseasonably warm February night, Pam Kohl tells a group of 20 of her most important friends that she has just been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Her friends are members of the organizing committee for the May 2017 annual Triangle Race for the Cure, the largest fundraiser of the...

Women's Cancer Care Hosting Benefit Garage Sale

Team Duke Women's Cancer Care Raleigh "Rack Pack," led by medical oncologist Michael Spiritos, MD, is raising funds to support the 2017 Komen Race For The Cure. The team, which to date has raised more than $800, will host a Rack Pack Garage Sale on Saturday, April 22. Team Rack Pack invites Duke...

Duke Women’s Cancer Care Raleigh Awarded

Duke Women’s Cancer Care Raleigh has received the inaugural “Team of the Year” award from Press Ganey for exceptional teamwork in transforming an outdated facility into a comprehensive clinic that provides a full spectrum of women’s cancer services. “The award justifiably honors an outstanding team...

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Survivor Making Strides

Bonita Holliday-Guy was just kicking back watching TV one hot August night three years ago when she felt a small lump high up on her breast. She promptly had it checked out by her primary care physician who suspected a cyst and referred her for an ultrasound. A radiologist at Duke Raleigh Hospital...

Duke Women’s Cancer Care Raleigh Holds Grand Opening

A new, one-of-its-kind comprehensive care center specifically for women’s cancers in Wake County — Duke Women’s Cancer Care Raleigh — has already experienced greater volume than anticipated since it officially opened its doors on July 11. But with a multi-disciplinary team of 14 physicians and 65...