October Newsmakers

October 6, 2015
By: Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, DCI

Duke profs improving access to cervical cancer diagnostic tools (The Chronicle)

Palliative Care explained (UpMatters.com)
Features Arif Kamal, MD

Duke to Feature "Boot Cancer" Night Tonight

How To Take Better Care Of Your Boobs In 4 Simple Steps (Elle Blog)
Features Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Nobel laureate Modrich excited to get back in the lab (The Chronicle)
Features Paul L. Modrich, PhD

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for DNA Studies (The New York Times)
Features Paul L. Modrich, PhD

Scientists’ Work on DNA Repair Earns Nobel Prize in Chemistry (The Wall Street Journal)

Nobel Prize in chemistry shared by American, Swedish and Turkish scientists for DNA repair (The Washington Post)

Three researchers win Nobel Prize in chemistry for studies of DNA repair (The Los Angeles Times)

Cell toolbox for DNA monitoring and repair wins Nobel Prize for Chemistry (International Business Times)

The Men Who Will Share the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Explaining DNA Repair (Newsweek)

Scientists Win Nobel Prize in Chemistry for DNA Repair Work, TIME Magazine (Time Magazine via Associated Press)

Лауреаты Нобелевской премии по химии за 2015 год (РИА Новости)

Professors from Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill win Nobel Prize in Chemistry (West Texas News)

Blackwell Discusses Emerging HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Agents (OncLive)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD 

Cancer expert and alumnus will visit campus, discuss exercise as therapy (Source)
Highlights Mark Dewhirst, DVM, PhD

A New Prescription for Cancer Patients: Exercise (U.S. News & World Report)
Features Donald McDonnell, PhD

Stage 0 breast cancer: When should you wait and see? (Idaho Statesman)
Features Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Why Doctors Are Rethinking Breast-Cancer Treatment (Time)
Features Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Stage 0 breast cancer: When should you wait and see? (Bradenton Herald)
Features Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Women Choosing Less Aggressive Treatment for Early Breast Cancer (HealthyWomen)

Treatment Changes For DCIS Haven't Affected Breast Cancer Deaths (NPR)

DCIS Treatments Evolve Over 20 Years, But Cancer Death Rates Vary Little (Imperial Valley News)

Maria Parham works to increase cancer screenings (Styrk)
Features Duke Cancer Network

Durham Clinics Offer Free Prostate Screenings This Weekend (ABC 11)
Features Nadine Barrett, PhD, Duke Cancer Institute Office of Health Equity & Disparities (OHED)

Duke Medical Center free clinic opens door to better health (Herald-Sun)
Features Nadine Barrett, PhD, Duke Cancer Institute Office of Health Equity & Disparities (OHED)

Durham Clinics Offer Free Screenings (second story) (ABC 11)
Features Nadine Barrett, PhD, and Tracey Vann

Nine Teams To Host Breast Cancer Awareness Swim Meets In October (Swimming World)

Should you be screened for prostate cancer? (InsightNews.com)
Features Steven Patierno, PhD

Mammograms save lives (Upper Michigan Source)
Features Linda Sutton, MD

Papers

A Molecular Model for Predicting Overall Survival in Patients with Metastatic Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma: Results from CALGB 90206 (Alliance)
by Hyung L. Kim, Susan Halabi, Ping Li a, Greg Mayhew, Jeff Simko, Andrew B. Nixon, Eric J. Small, Brian Rini, Michael J. Morris, Mary-Ellen Taplin, Daniel George, for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology

Total Thyroidectomy Complication Rates and Costs Are Lower if Surgeon Performs 25 or More Cases Yearly (SCIENTIFIC FORUM ABSTRACT)
by Mohamed Adam, MD; Samantha M Thomas; Sanziana A Roman, MD, FACS; Julie Ann Sosa, MD, FACS 

Other

2015 American Thyroid Association Management Guidelines for Adult Patients with Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
by Julie Ann Sosa, MD