May Newsmakers

June 2, 2015
By: Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, DCI

Save Our Breasts (Elle Magazine June 2015)
Article features Shelley Hwang, MD. Elle Magazine June 2015 (PDF)

Duke study targets rare, inflammatory breast cancer treatment (WRAL)
News video features Gayathri Devi, PhD, assoc. professor, Department of Surgery and Pathology, DCI

Survivors team up at June 13 Komen Triangle Race for the Cure (The Herald Sun)
Features Valarie Worthy, RN, patient navigator, OHED

Cancer Patients Enjoy Spa Day At Duke (WTVD abc11.com)
Features Steve Patierno, PhD

In North Carolina, prostate cancer attacks black men at a startling rate (The Charlotte Observer)
Features Steve Patierno, PhD

Modulation of Regulatory T Cells as a Novel Adjuvant for Breast Cancer Immunotherapy (Page 5, CDMRP Department of Defense)
Features Gayathri Devi, PhD

Improving Health Outcomes for Cancer Survivors (Duke University School of Nursing) 
Features two-time cancer survivor Sophia Smith, PhD, MSW

Duke's Poliovirus Study Finds That Less is More (Infection Control Today)
Features Annick Desjardins, MD, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Study Clarifies Best Treatments for Non–Clear Cell Kidney Cancers (ASCO Post)
Features Andrew Armstrong, MD, co-director of the Genitourinary Oncology Research Program at Duke Cancer Institute

Komen Charlotte hosts breast cancer researchers (The Charlotte Observer)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD, and Neil Spector, MD

The Silent Killer - a three-part series on prostate center among North Carolina's African American Men (News & Observer)

New Duke procedure brings new hope for breast cancer survivors

The Silent Killer (WUNC 91.5)
Features  Steven Patierno, PhD, deputy director, DCI, and Nadine Barrett, PhD, director of OHED

Clinical trial provides hope in fight against brain cancer (CBS News)
Story features John Sampson, MD, PhD, MBA, MHSc

Duke Physician Assistant Program students raise nearly $16,000 for childhood cancer research

Health Beat: Deadly infections from prostate biopsies (WFMZ-TV)
Features Thomas Polascik, MD, professor of surgery at Duke Cancer Institute

GMC announces Duke partnership (Gwinnett Daily Post)
Linda Sutton, MD, medical director of the Duke Cancer Network