December Newsmakers

December 12, 2016
By: Julie Poucher Harbin, Writer, DCI

Hope in a hoodie: Dr. Henry Friedman inspires cancer patients with his optimism (The Chronicle)
Features Henry Friedman, MD

Morse Gives an Overview of Treatment Options in Colorectal Cancer Case Studies (Targeted Oncology)
Features Michael Morse, MD 

Simple steps lengthen lives of high-risk AML patients (ScienMag)
Features David A. Rizzieri, MD

Breast Cancer Cells Starve for Cystine (Duke Today)
Features Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi, MD, PhD

V Foundation Launches New Fundraising Campaign (ABC 11)
Features Michael Armstrong, MD, PhD and Dan Weschler, MD, PhD

Papers

Effect of Inpatient Palliative Care on Quality of Life 2 Weeks After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
A Randomized Clinical Trial (JAMA) Features Areej El-Jawahri, MD; Thomas LeBlanc, MD; Harry VanDusen, BS; et al

A grafted ovarian fragment rescues host fertility after chemotherapy (MHR: Basic science of reproductive medicine)
Features Iordan Stefanov BatchvarovRachel Williamson Taylor, Ximena Bustamante-Marín, Michael CzerwinskiPhD, Erika Segear Johnson,PhD, Sally Kornbluth, PhD and Blanche Capel, PhD

Atezolizumab: a PD-L1 blocking antibody for bladder cancer (Clinical Cancer Research)
Features Brant Inman, MD, Thomas Andrew Longo, MD, Sundhar Ramalingam, MD, Michael Roger Harrison, MD