July Newsmakers

July 25, 2017
By: Julie Poucher Harbin, Writer, DCI

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Glioblastoma: New tools against brain cancer (CBS News)
Features Henry Friedman, MD

'Glioblastoma is grisly': How brain cancer affected my family (WUSA-9)
Features Henry Friedman, MD

Duke neurosurgeon: Many factors in McCain's favor as he undergoes cancer treatment (WRAL
Features Peter Fecci, MD, PhD

Duke is expert at fighting tumor facing John McCain (WNCN
Features Peter Fecci, MD, PhD

Duke University Medical Center leads fight against McCain's form of cancer (WTVD)
Features Peter Fecci, MD, PhD

F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval for Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment (The New York Times)
Features Duke leukemia patient 

His father died from prostate cancer. Now he’s helping Duke find a possible cure (Durham Herald Sun)
Features Daniel George, MD

Duke researchers advance potential treatment for leukemia (The Chronicle)
Features Edward F. Patz, Jr., MD

A Mosaic: The Many Faces of Cancer (Medium)
Features Duke photographer Jared Lazarus and Duke Cancer Center patients

Mobile app developed at Duke helping survivors battle 'cancer PTSD' (WRAL)
Features Sophia Smith, PhD, MSW

Cancer survivor? Duke’s new PTSD app helps patients and families overcome trauma of diagnosis and treatment (Durham Herald Sun)
Features Sophia Smith, PhD, MSW

In Depth: Duke's Nolan Smith tackling teen cancer (Time Warner Cable News)

Nolan Smith, fellow basketball stars want to ‘coach’ you while raising money for cancer (Durham Herald Sun)

Human antibody bolsters cancer drug performance (Medical News Today)
Features Edward F. Patz, Jr., MD

Antiquated' Medullary Thyroid Cancer Staging Gets Update (Medscape
Features Julie Sosa, MD 

CDK4/CDK6 Inhibitors Show Promise in Advanced Postmenopausal Breast Cancer (The Oncology Nurse)
Features Linda M. Sutton, MD, and Susan Kane, BSN, RN, CBCN 

Risk-reducing mastectomy questioned for BRCA mutation carriers with prior ovarian cancer (Science Daily)
Features Charlotte Gamble, MD and Rachel Greenup, MD

Duke Launches Project Baseline Study Enrollment in North Carolina (Duke SOM
Features P. Kelly Marcom, MD 

WATCH: Dr. Marcom on the FDA Approval of Ribociclib in HR+ Breast Cancer (OncLive)
Features P. Kelly Marcom, MD

WATCH: Endocrine Resistance in HR+ Metastatic Breast Cancer (OncLive)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD

Bone scan index reliably predicts prostate cancer outcomes (Healio)
Features Andrew Armstrong, MD

Biscuits, breweries combine for ultimate showdown (The News & Observer
Duke Cancer Institute’s Give 1 For Dad campaign to benefit prostate cancer research

Big Biscuit Showdown menu includes adventurous combinations (WRAL)
Duke Cancer Institute’s Give 1 For Dad campaign to benefit prostate cancer research

PAPERS:

Christopher D. Kassotis, PhD (Duke University Nicholas School for the Environment), Kate Hoffman, PhD, MSES, MPA (Duke University Nicholas School for the Environment), Heather M. Stapleton, PhD (Duke University Nicholas School for the Environment, Member of Duke Cancer Institute). Characterization of Adipogenic Activity of House Dust Extracts and Semi-Volatile Indoor Contaminants in 3T3-L1 CellsEnvironmental Science & Technology, 2017; DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01788  (With funding from Duke Cancer Institute, Fred and Alice Stanback and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)