May Newsmakers

May 19, 2016
By: Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, DCI

CBS News anchor Scott Pelley (left) with Matthias Gromeier, MD. (photo: Shawn Rocco, Duke Health News)

Promising brain cancer trial given breakthrough status by FDA (CBS)
Features Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Hurrah for our medical researchers! (The Moultrie Observer)
Features Duke University

Poliovirus therapy against cancer given ‘breakthrough’ status by FDA (Breitbart)
Features Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center 

Tackling the financial toll of cancer, one patient at a time (The Washington Post)
Features Yousuf Zafar, MD

Poliovirus therapy against cancer given 'breakthrough' status by FDA (UPI)

Researchers develop human-derived antibody that appears to destroy cancer cells (FOX News)
Features Edward F. Patz, MD

Breakthrough Status (KXLF Channel 4 CBS News)
Features Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Obesity Puts Women at Higher Risk for Endometrial Cancer (Cure Today)
Features Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD

Check out these opportunities to volunteer in area (Herald Sun)
Features Duke Cancer Center

Poliovirus Therapy Wins 'Breakthrough' Status (Drugs.com)
Features Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Key Micronutrients Lacking in Black Bladder Cancer Survivors' Diets (Renal & Urology News)
Features Brant Inman, MD

Duke University breast cancer research pioneer honored by TIME (TBJ)
Features E. Shelley Hwang, MD

FDA gives approval to using polio to fight terminal brain cancer (101 WCSI)
Features Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

National Academy of Sciences Elects 105 Members (The Cancer Letter)
Features Michael B. Kastan, MD, PhD

Differences in guidelines may affect use of RAI in Hürthle cell carcinoma (Healio)
Features Julie Ann Sosa, MD.

Biomedical Sciences Special Seminar showcases FSU alumna (FSU News)
Features Kelly McKnight, PhD

New Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Findings from Duke University Described (HighBeam Research)

'Neutron bomb' antibody which kills cancer cells could be used to treat the disease (Daily Mirror)